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Although Milan is known as home base for luxury accessories — all the great Italian designer handbags and legendary leather shoes have come from its factories — London is giving the establishment a run for its money. British designers have seized on some qualities that many designers in Milan seem to have lost
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Natalie Joos braves the cold sans outerwear, showing off her impeccable mixed-texture game. Cable knits and leopard prints: an unlikely match made in style heaven.
Much like us, Alyssa Lau copes with the fresh snowfall by donning the coziest pieces in her closet. The blogger wears a pajama-esque matching set from Zara under her gray cocoon coat, paired with some pristine, white sneakers for optimal comfort.
Eleonora Carisi gives us a taste of fashion-month street style with her bright getup for Milan's menswear shows. The blogger accented her tailored, orange overcoat with a furry scarf and eye-catching footwear -- and certainly caught our attention.
Olivia Lopez starts off her week with a muted #OOTD. The blogger jazzes up the all-beige look with a fuzzy sweater and a soft clutch, making her outfit equal parts chic and huggable.
On #ThrowbackThursday, we respect the sanctity of Instagram and honor some choice retro-inspired looks. Pandora Sykes does her part to celebrate '70s fashion with a high-rise denim skirt and a suede coat.
With her summery winter #OOTD, Aimee Song has us planning a West Coast getaway. The blogger takes advantage of January in L.A. in a printed MSGM dress, sans tights -- as if we needed another reason to book a mini-vacation.
Gala Gonzalez's oversized blanket scarf plays double-duty in her #OOTD: It adds both a layer of warmth and a pop of color to her monochromatic look.
Given the current whiteout conditions in New York, we've taken quite nicely to our home offices. But, Erica Choi braved the elements (sans coat!) to show off her minimalist look. Not the most practical snowstorm getup, but eerily beautiful nonetheless.
Paris Haute Couture week isn't all lavish beanies and intricately pleated gowns. Kristina Bazan takes a break from the high-fashion glamour and roams the City of Lights in the perfect off-duty ensemble: a boyfriend coat, knit sweater, and casual hat.
At first glance, Sunita's outfit feels refined and proper. But, the blogger expertly pairs elegant layers -- a snow-white turtleneck and sleek camel coat -- with discreet gray sweatpants, epitomizing the comfy-chic look we all aspire to.
Shiona Turini teaches us two important fashion lessons: First, Celine makes sweatpants; second, with the right statement coat and heels, even the baggiest trousers can look sleek.
Since the groundhog's shadow didn't work in our favor, we're bundling up to greet February. @taramillionaire gets ready for six more weeks of winter with a speckled coat and oversized scarf.
Who needs a pop of color when you've got an eye-catching mane? Eugenie Grey keeps her layers slick and monochromatic from the neck down -- with the exception of her coated, burgundy pants.
How do bloggers cope with six more weeks of winter? Sonya Karamazova incorporates a springy color palette into her cold-weather wardrobe, staying bright against a snow-covered backdrop.
Let Susie Lau brighten up your Monday with some top-notch print-mixing: The blogger pairs a Shrimps faux-fur coat with a knit ensemble from House of HAD and patterned sneakers from Mother of Pearl.
The calm before the New York Fashion Week storm is cold and dreary. But, blogger Margaret Zhang stands out against the wintry streets of Manhattan in a green trench coat, layered over a moto jacket and turtleneck for optimal warmth.
All the excitement for fashion week makes us want to jump for our #OOTD. Yuwei Zhangzou celebrated the end of Paris haute couture with a leap, looking forward to spring in a peachy faux-fur coat.
Mother Nature is clearly as excited about New York Fashion Week as we are; she's sending some mid-afternoon snow to welcome fashion folk to the city. Aimee Song covers up her on-trend winter whites in an olive-hued parka, because bloggers need to stay warm, too.
First Kendall Jenner, now Negin Mirsalehi: We've got a long-vest trend on our hands. The blogger's sleeveless cardigan (with pockets!) looks extra-good on a freezing day like today, layered under some extra-warm outerwear.
Showgoers spend so much time planning their New York Fashion Week looks, a little freezing forecast isn't going to deter them from showing off their street-style finest. Valentina Siragusa raises the winter accessories bar, topping off her all-white ensemble with a warm, knit beanie.
A little snow won't put a damper on Natalie Joos' #OOTD game. The blogger braves the elements to show off a wild pair of trousers, keeping warm all the while under a sensible, hooded coat.
Nothing makes us want to spring forward like a good old, eye-catching floral print. Leandra Medine has to layer hers with a knit sweater and skinny trousers, but the bright pattern will have its moment soon enough.
Nicole Warne doesn't have to wave a cab down: Her bright-yellow dress does the trick. On the last day of New York Fashion Week, the blogger -- intentionally or otherwise -- gave a nod to the Big Apple taxis with her #OOTD.
Fashion Month has moved across the pond to more moderate climates, so Natasha Ndlovu can get away with just a moto jacket as she hits the shows. The blogger borrows a few breakout trends from NYFW, though, channelling '70s chic in a fringed topper and suede miniskirt.
When in London, the best accessory truly is Big Ben. Rebecca Laurey reps the U.K. in an all-Topshop look for the brand's runway show, simultaneously winning the prize for Most British #OOTD of LFW.
Eimar Varian Barry takes her winter whites to the next level by mixing textures: The long, linen top, paired with a sequined pencil skirt (and contrasted with Eimar's light locks), adds a surprising layer of contrast to a monochromatic look.
Little Red, is that you? Bo of Sea of Bees has seemingly pulled her scarlet coat straight out of a fairytale. The jacket-over-the-shoulders styling trick, however, is an unmistakable blogger touch.
Valentina Siragusa challenges our notion of "high-low," pairing a super-short dress with an ankle-skimming coat. With fun-sized accessories (an adorably tiny bag), the blogger is ready to take whatever Milan Fashion Week throws her way.
Yes, the forecast is still giving us goosebumps. But, guess what? It's March now -- which means it's about time to (slowly) start transitioning our wardrobe into spring. Blogger Adrienne Kwok-Lundy begins the process with a bright, printed bomber, which she layers over a wintry color palette of navy and black.
The weather may be grayer in Londontown, but the city's trademark style savvy certainly makes up for it. Bright colors and bold prints are just some of the hallmark staples that stand out against the clouds. (Begging the question: Clouds? What clouds!?) On the street, saturated, fuzzy coats are easier to flag down
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