19 Winter Styling Tips We Learned from Fashion Week

You can’t buy the pieces that just paraded down New York Fashion Week’s F/W 14 runways quite yet, but you can emulate the most stylish ensembles—starting now!

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    We’ve pulled together the best styling insights from NYFW’s top shows to help you breathe new life into your staid winter staples. 

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Tibi

    Tibi

    Add drama to your tailored coat by crossing an extra-long scarf and allowing it to hang past the hemline. Top with a statement hat.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of J Crew

    J Crew

    Add polish to a denim-on-denim ensemble with a printed silk scarf in the same color family.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Elie Tahari

    Elie Tahari

    The unexpected combination of a crochet top with sweatpants works well in muted colors.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Milly

    Milly

    Belt a chunky cardigan over your lacy midi dress and top the duo with a jacquard coat for your next date night.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Michael Kors

    Michael Kors

    Embrace the oversized trend and layer a boyfriend blazer over a large white shirt, then add a little sexy appeal with slinky evening pants.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Rosie Assoulin

    Rosie Assoulin

    Instead of a full, midi skirt, why not wear your long-sleeved crop top with a slim maxi skirt instead?

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Adeam

    Adeam

    Wrap your faux fur scarf around your neck and tuck one end into a buttoned menswear-style coat to keep it secure.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Honor

    Honor

    Your swingy, tea dress looks fresh when worn under a sheer crop top.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Peter Som

    Peter Som

    Cinch a buttoned-up sleeveless trench over your shirtdress and wear with knee-high boots.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Thakoon Addition

    Thakoon Addition

    Add extra interest to the preppy button-down-under-a-sweater combination by throwing a loose, cropped sweater over the top.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Creatures of Comfort

    Creatures of Comfort

    Get extra mileage out of your slip dress by wearing it under a slit pencil skirt and blazer.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Calla

    Calla

    Head-to-toe sweatpants become weekend wear when worn with ankle boots and a plaid coat.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of DKNY

    DKNY

    For a downtown spin on wide-leg leather pants, pair them with a varsity sweatshirt.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Tory Burch

    Tory Burch

    You can wear those lace-up stilettos in cold weather; just don a pair of ribbed silk knee-high socks underneath them.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Vera Wang

    Vera Wang

    A fluttery, printed blouse adds a dash of sweetness to a chunky three-quarter-sleeve sweater and leather pants.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Nonoo

    Nonoo

    A pair of sheer, black ankle socks add a fashion-forward twist to Mary Jane pumps and pencil skirt.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Zimmerman

    Zimmermann

    Swap your go-to necklace for a thin black ribbon, and then showcase your D.I.Y. accessory with a plunging neckline.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Thakoon

    Thakoon

    Repurpose your cropped sweater by wearing it over a slip dress in the same color.

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    PHOTO: Courtesy of Rebecca Taylor

    Rebecca Taylor

    Instead of leaving the collar open and buttoning the rest of the way, fasten your coat at your neckline and allow the skirt of your dress to show.

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