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. 

  • Tibi
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    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.

  • J Crew
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    J Crew

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

  • Elie Tahari
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    Elie Tahari

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

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

  • Michael Kors
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    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.

  • Rosie Assoulin
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    Rosie Assoulin

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

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

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

  • Peter Som
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    Peter Som

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

  • Thakoon Addition
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    Thakoon Addition

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

  • Creatures of Comfort
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    Creatures of Comfort

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

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

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

  • Tory Burch
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    Tory Burch

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

  • Vera Wang
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    Vera Wang

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

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

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

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

  • Rebecca Taylor
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    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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