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Shopping Guide: Socks Meant For Showing Off

Cuffed pants are having a moment, but now that it’s chilly ankles need a little warmth. So swap your plain sweat socks and trouser socks for these cute, stripe, and argyle socks that will look sweet peeking out between your pants and shoes.

Shopping Guide: Warm Winter Scarves

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Winter manages to waffle somewhere between being my favorite season and my least favorite all at once. I don’t know how this can be. I think I love the idea of it — a fresh layer of snow on the ground, logs on the fire, the omnipresent holiday spirit… I can’t stand fingers numb with cold, a red and runny nose, or the ache in my ear canals from the bitter wind. I don’t even have a fireplace. In actuality, I only really love winter from the safety of my bed. Even better, it’s a safe justification for thinly masked laziness. This winter, though, I have other plans. I’m going to remain fully functional (maybe not as easy as it sounds) and stave off the ten to fifteen pounds that beg to descend upon me every December. These cold weather accessories, namely all things scarf, snood, and shawl, are going to make it possible.

Shopping Guide: 11 Cute Mary Janes

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Adding Mary Jane shoes to your menswear-inspired suits and blazers is the easiest and most effective way to mix feminine with masculine, a look that returns season after season. There are hundreds of pairs of Mary Janes around, but we found 11 of our favorites that are sexy and  fun. Seriously, these shoes are nothing like the Mary Janes you wore as a girl.

Shopping Guide: 7 Great Plus-Size Coats

There’s nothing like a new coat to boost your spirits in the dark, cold months of winter. Here are some gorgeous plus size options in 7 classic styles, from the versatile peacoat to the sassy biker jacket. These beauties will keep you warm, dry, and stylish for many years to come…

Shopping Guide: 10 Great Laptop Cases And Bags

A couple of weeks ago, I managed to spill a full cup of iced coffee on my laptop, forever rendering the “P” key on my computer useless. It was quite a wake up call–I need to start treating my precious electronic devices better. And with that in mind, I’ve set about to find you–and me–some great laptop carrying case options. No more spills! No more busted keyboards! Say it with me now…

10 Headbands, Headwraps & Ear Warmers (That Don’t Look Stupid!)

Love hats, but hate hat hair? We so relate. Things get even stickier when you throw freezing winds into the equation. And God knows what persnickety motherf**kers ears can be during the winter.

Enter your savior: headbands and headwraps. Whether your boho, vintage sweetheart, or straight out of a Russian romance novel — we’ve got you covered with these 10 picks.

Shopping Guide: 10 Awesome Scarves

This shopping guide happens to be very personal for me, because earlier today, I, sniff, destroyed my favorite scarf by accidentally throwing it in with my regular wash. It now lies a shrunken, sponge-y mess at the bottom of my trash can. So yes, now I need a new scarf. Click through to see some sweet options for both you and me.

Shopping Guide: 10 Perfect Periwinkle Pieces

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I’ve never been a huge fan of periwinkle, but lately it’s been growing on me. I like the idea of pairing the color with neutrals or navy to weigh the color down. Above, 10 periwinkle options to brighten up your wardrobe. 

Etsy Spotlight: Perfect Peace Signs

What’s not to love about the peace sign? It’s visually pleasing, powerfully symbolic, and a great throwback to the 1960s.  Etsy has tons of handmade products featuring different variations of the peace sign, from rings to journals to baby shoes. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorites. The best part? You can get your hands on any of these peaceful pieces for 20 bucks or less.

Shopping Guide: 9 Retro Swing Coats

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Modern coats can be a little minimalist and boring. However, retro coats have a certain flare that can make staying warm a chic affair. But, you don’t have to go hunting in your local thrift shop (although we wouldn’t fault you if you do) because we have nine coats with a retro swing right here!

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