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Once those low temperatures start to hit, it becomes harder and harder to find the motivation to infuse anything other than warmth into our wardrobes. Gone are the flirty florals and playful prints of summer, and we're left with decidedly more dreary options. Our solution? A little baroque.
Metallic foils, fleur de lis prints, and heavy-duty brocade couldn't be more perfect for chilly temps — and they're not so bad for your style, either. Here, 10 Renaissance-inspired pieces that'll fancy up your closet without looking the least bit costumey.
We love buying products online, but it comes with one caveat: You can't test drive them. So, in order to figure out whether a lipstick or shampoo is worth its salt, you scour the web trying to find the one that's right for you. And, while there are a bevy of places to get information, the most reliable source for honest read
For whatever reason, we feel the need to justify our designer purchases with phrases like, "It only cost me [fill in the blank]," or "But, there was an amazing sale." Or, our favorite, the "I just had to have it" spiel. Though, oftentimes this is more for our own peace of mind than for those we're giving excuses to.