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Fresh Picks: Cozy Critters

One of the closet essentials we can easily see ourselves going overboard on this cold-weather season is the sweater. And with such cute details like the animal prints we’ve been seeing all over, this winter staple just got a lot cuddlier!

Below are a few of our furry favorites to add some whimsical fun to your wardrobe:

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1. MINKPINK Tiger Time Knit Jumper

2. Mara Hoffman Pullover

3. French Connection Bird Knit Sweater

4. Townsen Adelle Cropped Sweater

5. French Connection Dane Knit Sweater

6. French Connection Wiener Dog Knit Sweater

7.  Brigitte Bailey Bear Sweater

8. Jack by BB Dakota Rhea Penguin Sweater 

9. Woolrich Holiday Reindeer Wrap Sweater

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Fresh Picks: Gorgeous & Giftable Winter Accessories

Not sure what to get for the style-savvy gals on your holiday gift list? Give the gift of cozy warmth with fabulous winter accessories like beanies, scarves and gloves! After all, who isn’t a fan of functional fashion?

Whether it’s a cable knit beanie-and-mitten set, a luxurious pair of cashmere gloves or a plush wool scarf, these highly-giftable items will be the coziest thing under the tree!

Check out a few of our favorites below:

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1. Echo Design mSoft Diamond Stitch Touch Gloves

2. Autumn Cashmere Skull Fingerless Gloves

3. Echo Design "Highland Girl" Pop-Top Gloves

4. BCBGMAXAZRIA Knitted Broach Cuff Beanie

5. San Diego Hat Company Fingerless Cableknit Gloves & Beanie Set

6. San Diego Hat Company Koala Pom Beanie

7. Echo Design Nordic Faux Fur Neck Warmer

8. BCBGeneration "Dusk-to-Dawn" Twisted Cowl Scarf

9. Love Quotes Linen Tassle Scarf


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Fresh Picks: Street Beat

As we set our sights on filling our plates and our calendars during the busy holiday season, the idea of comfy, easy-to-wear clothing seems to gain even more appeal. Thankfully, one of the upcoming year’s biggest trend stories is a carry-over of this year's huge sporty/street style.

Without further ado, below are just a small serving of our current street-savvy favorites:

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1. StyleStalker “Beast” Tank Top

2. Free People “Mexicali” Pullover

3. Brigitte Bailey Merino High Neck Sweater

4. Herschel Supply Co. Packable Daypack

5. ALDO “Zelin” High-Top Sneakers

6. Circus by Sam Edelman “Dexter” Sneakers

7. Alternative Eco-Splash T-Shirt Dress

8. Splendid “Sandwash” Jersey Pant

9. Alternative Eco Fleece Jogger Pant

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Inspired By: Sweater Weather

There are few things we love more than living in a cozy cocoon of soft, oversized sweaters on chilly fall days. It’s like the sartorial equivalent of having a nice cup of hot chocolate!

Today’s street style inspiration is a perfect example of maximizing the cozy factor with easy sweaters and effortless accessories.

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1. Sam Edelman Mid Length Pintelle Cardigan

2. Hat Attack Velour Crusher Hat

3. Soft Joie “Duran” Sweater

4. Big Buddha “Parson” Satchel

5. Joe’s Jeans Sooo Soft Petite Legging in Priya

6. Converse Chuck Taylor® All Star® Slip On


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Fresh Picks: Deep, Dark Florals

Winter may be fast approaching, but your wardrobe can still experience a full bloom thanks to floral prints updated with dark color palettes.  There’s something utterly alluring about these elegant versions of one of our beloved prints!

Think floral dresses are just for springtime? Think again! You are destined to be a total stunner in a romantic floral motif set against a dark backdrop. Want a change from your garden-variety little black dress? Throw on a chic velvet blazer with a vintage-inspired floral print over your dark-wash jeans instead.

So as you brace yourself for winter’s freeze, let your style bloom onwards with these completely captivating versions of timeless florals:

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1. Sam Edelman Printed Drop Waist Ruffle Dress

2. MINKPINK “Tahitian Twilight” Dress

3. French Connection “Gardini” Sheen Dress

4. BCBGeneration "Twilight" Floral Wrap

5. ALDO "Derham" Book Clutch

6. Circus by Sam Edelman “Cruz” in Floral Plaid

7. Chaser Velvet Blazer

8. Free People “Bed of Roses” Top

9.Jack by BB Dakota “Tomasina” Kimono


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Inspired By: Knit & Lace

Even as the weather cools down, we still stay in that perpetual mode of trying to strike a balance between cozy and chic. Today’s street style inspiration achieves just that.

By pairing a sexy knee-length skirt with a cashmere knit sweater, you instantly achieve that perfect juxtaposition that looks so effortless! By finishing the look off with a smart satchel handbag and pointed pumps, this outfit is more than chic enough for work or a night out.

Street style inspiration of a woman's knit sweater and lace skirt look with heels

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1. MINKPINK “Chalet Girl” Jumper

2. Steve Madden Ombre Tortoise Sunglasses

3. Rebecca Minkoff “Amorous” Satchel

4. L.A.M.B. “Trina” Pumps

5. Free People “Story Teller” Skirt

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Fresh Picks: Warm Fuzzies

We’re all about feeling cozy for the holidays and what better way to maximize cuddliness than with a coat or sweater in a warm, fuzzy knit. This trend may not be new to the scene, but there are lots of fresh iterations of it--from fuzzy fur coats to vests to ‘90s-inspired fuzzy sweaters.

Below are a few of our warm, fuzzy faves:

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1. Sam Edelman Leopard Faux Fur Coat

2. Sam Edelman Fur Vest

3. MINKPINK “Nocturnal” Jumper

4. BB Dakota “Tierra” Jacket

5. Yumi Faux Fur Jacket

6. French Connection “Fast Feather” Knit Sweater

7. Free People Mid Thigh Overcoat

8. MINKPINK “Powder Room” Coat

9.   Sam Edelman “Serena” Coat


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On Our Favorites: Silver Belles

Our 'My Favorites' list is always brimming with so much awesomeness; we just have to share some of it with you!

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BB Dakota “Brice” Blazer The perfect dressy cardigan blazer to wear over everything—from jeans and a simple tee to that little black dress for the holidays!

Steve Madden “Artist” Pumps – Instantly take your night-out looks to a fancier level with the addition of these party heels in festive silver.