Create the look of long slim legs with tights. While opaque are the go-to version of most gals, consider ribbed or textured tights. American Apparel carries them ($32, americanapparelstore.com) in an array of colors, and the cable knit is just enough to be interesting with out adding tons of bulk. With a mini-dress or tunic and a substantial heel, you’ll be channeling your favorite supermodel in no time.
Support a cause while you keep warm this winter. A hoodie looks easy and carefree when paired with a babydoll dress or skinny jeans and ankle boots. With its slightly oversized hood, Gap’s (PRODUCT) RED fleece zip hoodie ($60, gap.com) looks great peaking out of a lightweight jacket when layering is your friend. Half of the profits received from Gap’s (PRODUCT) RED collection goes directly to the Global Funds to support AIDS.
Trench coats are huge this season. Get mileage out of one that will cover up holiday dresses, as well as a sweater and jeans. Edun’s Galatea Hobby mid-length coat ($475, eluxury.com) boasts slightly flared sleeves and a subtle plaid to bring you an ultra modern version of this old favorite.
Stella McCartney adds to her amazing collection of fragrances with Stella In Two. The Amber Parfum Solide ($42, sephora.com) explores the warm, sultry heaviness of the original fragrance, making for the perfect holiday party scent.
Got a lazy day to spare? Cuddle up with a throw and The OC: The Complete Third Season on DVD ($58.99, bestbuy.com). Follow Marissa, Summer and the gang through the trials and tribulations of their senior year, and daydream about their fabulous sunglasses to get your mind off of the dreary weather.