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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.
Pop quiz: How do you get away with wearing jeans (boyfriend-style, no less), a heather gray T-shirt, and classic Timbs when you're hitting the town — or anywhere, really? Like most of life's most pressing questions, Rihanna has the answer: You toss on a really show-stopping coat before you step outside, and you never read
It's hard for a gal to give up her tote bag — so reliable, so sturdy, so easy to fill with one's whole life. But, that's part of the problem: It's hard to resist the temptation to fill our cavernous carryalls with as much stuff as we can cram in (sufficient reading materials, for those long commutes; a snack supply, read