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After a stretch of blustery, almost-winter days, it's easy to get into a comfortable rut, sartorially speaking. You know the routine — the one where you live in oversized sweaters, leggings, and maybe a cape (if you're feeling adventurous), day in and day out.
Well, have we got news for you: There are scores of other legitimately awesome fashion trends that you're missing out on. Haven't worked a leather top yet? What about a velvet skirt? And wedge sneakers? (Yep, we're calling it — they're worth the risk.) Ahead, we throw down the gauntlet and challenge you to try five of our favorite cold-weather looks. But, naturally, we're also giving you the pro advice you need to pull 'em all off in style. So, go ahead — it's time to live a little!