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Shown on models with Pythagorean proportions, made by maestro designers, and put together by a professional stylist (not to mention an art director, production team, and fleet of other helping hands), collections presented during Fashion Week can look too good to be true. And, oftentimes, when we finally get to try on the styles and trends on our own bodies some six months down the line, we find out that they are.
Still, we were able to spot the styling tricks that'd work for women who don't have a modeling contract under their belts. Even better, these 20 tips work with the clothes you already own. Consider them the best winter-survival kit, ever.
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.