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While the name alone conjures up gory images, oxblood is not a Halloween thing — it’s the hottest color trend of the season (meet exhibit A, and exhibit B). Though the name would suggest that we're talking about oxen, it's actually short for "oxygenated blood," the color when blood is exposed to air and turns a deep, dark red.
Now, oxblood has saturated everything from tops and jackets to dresses and pants, assuring that this sultry, purplish-reddish-brownish hue will quickly become your new favorite neutral. Click through to see our favorite plus-size picks!
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read