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'Tis may not be the season for full-on neon, but we'd argue there's no better time than winter to sport playful bursts of color in the form of bright accessories and unexpected makeup. Nothing stands out better against a drab sea of gray.
To prove it, we shopped around to find the color-packed, wear-now accessories, gadgets, and beauty picks that will break you free from your neutral style crutches. (Don't worry, black gloves, boots, and hats — you'll always have a place in our closet.) Consider these pop-art-inspired clutches, metallic phone cases, faux-fur mittens, and glossy lip colors your new reinforcements when the going gets dull. Go ahead and show that polar vortex who's boss.