10-Second Styling Tips Every Woman Should Know

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    PHOTO: Le 21eme

    Add A Bright Hat:

    We like an all-black outfit as much as the next girl, but adding a brightly colored hat will take your look from mundane, to head-turning.

    Get The Look:

    Jezebel Blue Hat ($325) 

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    PHOTO: Collage Vintage

    Replace Your Tights With Skinny Jeans:

    Shown here on Leandra Medine of the Man Repeller, a form-fitting pair of black jeans under your skirt is both unexpected and practical in colder temperatures.

    Get The Look:

    J Brand Luxe Sateen Skinny Jeans ($185) in Black 

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    PHOTO: Fash n Chips

    Wear Your Scarf Untied:

    Add some drama by letting your long scarf hang over your coat. Extra points if it has a punchy print.

    Get The Look:

    Asos Cat Print Scarf ($19) 

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    PHOTO: Collage Vintage

    Carry Your Purse As A Clutch:

    As seen here on model, Dree Hemingway, wearing your bag as a clutch looks a little more ladydlike than stringing it across your body.

    Get The Look:

    Poverty Flats Crossbody Bag ($58) in White 

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Add A Tie:

    Sometimes your outfit just lacks a little je ne sais quoi. Enter: the silk menswear scarf.

    Get The Look:

    Topman Velvet 5cm Tie ($25) in Black 

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Cinch Your Jacket With A Ribbon:

    Emmanuelle Alt, the Queen of French cool, recently cinched her oversized blazer with a skinny black ribbon. Et voila, a trend was born.

    Get The Look:

    Uline 100 Yards Of Grosgrain Ribbon ($21) in Black 

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Match Your Lips, Bag, and Coat:

    Inject your outfit with a trifecta of color by way of a matching bag, coat, and lip color, as this style maven did to great effect.

    Get The Look:

    Clinique Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm ($17) in Classic Red 

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    PHOTO: Collage Vintage

    Opt For Knee-High Boots Instead Of Tights:

    Olivia Palermo looked effortlessly chic during New York Fashion Week in a fluted, midi skirt over knee-high boots. The moral of this fashion story? Instead of reaching for tights and heels, go with a pair of leather boots.

    Get The Look:

    Tory Burch Bernice Leather Logo-Heel Boot ($550) in Black 

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    PHOTO: Arty Filles

    Cuff A Pair of Jeans You've Never Cuffed Before:

    Next time you step into one of your favorite pairs of skinnies, flip the hem up for a change of pace.

    Get The Look:

    Acne Studios Pop Light Vintage Boyfriend Jeans ($270) 

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Belt Your Coat:

    Make like Giovanna Battaglia and update your floor-length coat by only buttoning to the waist and adding a simple belt.

    Get The Look:

    Gucci Leather Belt With Horsebit Buckle ($285) in Brown

     

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    PHOTO: Look De Pernille

    Add Socks:

    Just keep them in the same color family as either your shoes or your pants as Pernille Teisbeck does here.

    Get The Look:

    Gold Toe Women’s Plaid 3 Pair Fashion Socks ($16) in Blue 

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    PHOTO: Look De Pernille

    Replace Your Necklace With A Scarf:

    We’ve long sung the praises of the silk neckerchief. Add one in place of your go-to statement necklace. 

    Get The Look:

    Jonathan Adler Chioiserie Owl Silk Scarf ($98) in Fuschia 

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Wear A Coat As A Dress:

    Fully zip a coat in a light fabric and finish with sleek heels.

    Get The Look:

    Red Valentino Metallic Embellished Collar Coat ($1205) in Black 

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    Front-Tuck Your Sweater:

    When playing with proportion, tuck the front of your sweater or tee shirt into your waistband to add definition.

    Get The Look:

    Vanessa Bruno Oversized Angora Pullover ($222) in White 

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Layer A Button-Down Under A Strapless Dress:

    Make a strapless cocktail dress daytime appropriate by layering a crisp, white button-down underneath.

    Get The Look:

    Shoshanna Strapless Printed Full-Skirt Dress ($395) in Black 

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    Drape Your Coat:

    Wear your coat as a cape (i.e. the fashion pack's favorite look) on your next evening out.

    Get The Look:

    Urbancode Faux Fur Coat ($640) in Blue http://www.farfetch.com/shopping/women/urbancode-faux-fur-coat-item-10578852.aspx

     

    Ready for more unconventional tips? Try these ideas 

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