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Must Haves: 10 Pairs Of Colorful, Printed & Patterned Tights

This fall and winter, I resolve to step up my tights game. Yes, yes, I’ve been accused of being a purist for opaque black tights, but it’s time for change. A colorful change. And these 11 pairs of patterned, printed tights should shake things up just fine. Check out some of my top tight picks above!

Fall Must Haves: 10 Fresh Mixed-Media Jackets

A good surplus or leather jacket is great in its own right, but the latest crop of outerwear this season is putting an unexpected twist on our old autumn standbys with mixed-media touches, like leather sleeves on a classic army jacket or twill topper. The result is a little ― okay, a lot ― cooler than the original, infusing any fall outfit, whether it’s a frilly dress or a pair of jeans, with a tough, downtown vibe. Pick up one of these 10 pieces and hit the street, but be prepared to hear “where’d you get that?” at least twice today.

Fall Must Haves: Leather
Fall Must Haves: 10 Leather Bottom Pieces In An Array Of Colors
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Must Haves: 10 Hurricane-Proof Rain Boots

This whole Hurricane Sandy thing has reminded us how unpredictable and destructive weather can be — especially if you’re caught outdoors without some protective rain gear. But there’s no reason you can’t beat the rain and look cute, too. That’s why we’ve combed through and found ten tough-as-nails, water-resistant pairs of colorful and cheery rain boots that’ll save you from ruining your shoes.

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Must Haves: 9 Sequined Pieces You Can Wear Whenever

Doesn’t it suck when you buy something special, only to realize you don’t actually have any place to wear it? Stuff with sequins on it can be difficult — they can make you look like you came to work dressed for a cocktail party. Which is why it’s important that you balance out your sequined pieces with more casual elements during the day. Pair a sequined skirt with flats and opaque tights, or a sequined blazer with jeans. Or get your sequin fix in unexpected ways — like a sparkle-embellished blazer. We’ve got nine sequin-happy items that will give you a sparkly fix and won’t make you look oversdressed.

Must Haves: 10 Dresses & Shirts For Big-Breasted Ladies

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As a small-boobed lady, I admit that I can sometimes be a bit ignorant about the difficulties and particularities of being a big-titted woman. I hardly ever wear bras even, because they are just not necessary. But for women who possess rather large boobies, finding fashion can be near impossible. Enter Saint Bustier, an online clothing retailer referred to us by the inimitable writer Caitlin Moran. Saint Bustier provides a vast array of impeccably tailored, classy clothing for women with larger breasts. Sure, some of it is on the incredibly pricey side, but finding a garment that really suits the girls is well worth the investment, we think.

Fall Must Haves: 10 Pretty Patterned Tights

Some women dread the arrival of fall, aka “tights weather,” but I welcome it with unbridled glee. Tights are an easy way to add interest, color, and texture to fall outfits, and I’m always eager to add new styles to my sock drawer. Ready to get in on the action? Click through to check out 10 fabulous patterned pairs, all for 25 bucks or less…

Must Haves: 10 Statement Belts For $30 Or Less

Looking for a way to spice up your wardrobe without spending a ton of money on new fall clothes? Try a bold belt. Whether you choose a bright color, interesting design, or eye-catching embellishments (skull studs, anyone?), a statement belt can take any outfit from “meh” to memorable. Click through to check out 10 awesome options, all for less than 30 bucks!

Must Haves: 10 Fabulous T-Strap Heels

In my humble opinion, T-strap heels might be the sexiest shoes of all. There’s something about their retro vibe and the way they draw attention to the ankle that is just so freakin’ fabulous. Also? They look amazing with contrasting tights or hosiery. I found 10 pairs of T-straps in an array of colors, heel heights, and price points. Click through to check ‘em out!

Must Haves: 9 Perfect (And Colorful!) Pea Coats

Pea coats are typically done in black or navy blue, which is nice but kind of boring. If you love the pea coat shape, but want a bit of color in your life, we’ve got a slew of bright and bold options for you. Check out our picks after the jump!

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Pretty Plus-Size Pieces From Evans

I stumbled across the Evans website while gathering items for another shopping guide, and I was immediately impressed. They’ve got a great variety of beautiful tops, dresses, skirts, and denim in sizes 10 through 28, and the prices are totally reasonable. Click through to check out some gorgeous dresses, comfy sweaters, and more fall fashion must-haves–all for $100 or less!

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