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9 Easy Ways to Liven Up Your Winter Style

Let’s just get this out in the open, there’s nothing wrong with wearing dark colors. I personally love wearing black. In fact, I wear it all of the time and I know you do too! This post is for those of you who feel you might be in a rut with your winter style. Meaning, you’re tired of wearing the dark colors and want to try adding a little something different. No fear chicas! I’ve found you nine easy ways to liven up your winter style — without taking you too much out of your comfort zone. These pieces can be found pretty much anywhere, if not already in your existing wardrobe. Let’s get daring and add a little statement!

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    Are you tired of the grey, navy, and black winter coats that line the streets? Why not step out with a standout coat? Try something in winter white, red, fuschia, purple, or green. This Miette Wool Coat is stunning and sleek in cream. 

     

    Purchase it at Nasty Gal for $138

  • Vibrant Footwear 2 of 9
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    One of the easiest ways to liven up a drab winter look is to add a pair of vivid footwear. Something that will catch their attention the minute you walk into a room. These DV by Dolce Vita Fina Booties are a blessing in Berry Suede. You can also try something in animal print if a solid color isn't your thing.

     

    Purchase them at Macy's $129

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    If you're looking for a way to add a little color to your workday, then maybe you need to invest in a few bright blazers. We get so used to wearing dark colors in the winter, that we forget that it's OK to reach for something different. This ASOS Blazer In Longline With Draped Lapel is a breath of fresh air.

     

    Purchase it at ASOS $72.60

  • Statement Jewelry 4 of 9
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    Please don't forget that it's called "statement jewelry" for a reason! The daring Vince Camuto 'Clearview' Pyramid Statement Necklace is the perfect example of a way to awaken your winter (and year-round) outfits. I call dibs on this beauty!

     

    Purchase it at Nordstrom $158

  • Brilliant Handbag 5 of 9
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    When you're planning your next winter look, I hope you don't forget to reach for a brilliant handbag. Find one that compliments your outfit and your personal taste—of course! This Urban Expressions Dakota Bag, in a stunning blue, can go with a number of looks. 

     

    Purchase it at BagHaus $75

  • Bold Bottoms 6 of 9
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    I love a great pair of denim, but there's more to life than the basics. Step out of the fear zone with pants, skirts, leggings, and denim in a variety of colors. I'm a big fan of this Forever 21 Plus Size Posh Ribbed Pencil Skirt in emerald. And you can't beat the price!

     

    Purchase it at Forever 21 $8

  • Vivid Knitwear 7 of 9
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    It seems like half the country is covered in snow right now. That means a lot of you are rocking knitted caps. Why not try one in a vivid color? Not only is this U|R Eyelet Stripe Knit Tech Hat gorgeous in Barberry, but it's outfitted with removable modular speakers and an in-line microphone. You'll be stylish and tech savvy!

     

    Purchase it at Nordstrom $25.50

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    Scarves in the winter is a no brainer. Everyone wears them. Why not change things up with an eye catching print or color? I'm obsessed with yellow right now. That's why I love this Aqua Solid Lightweight Wrap Scarf in Sunshine.

     

    Purchase it at Bloomingdales $78

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    What are the odds of you wearing tights this winter? You're probably wearing a pair right now. If you're not, that's OK. I just hope you know that they come in more than one color. Yes, there's a whole range of colors and prints out there to add some spice to your winter look. These Gipsy 100 Denier Tights in Garnet are a personal favorite.

     

    Purchase them at ASOS $12.70

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