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What’s life without a little contrast? Differences keep things interesting…and that translates into your style, as well. From mix-mastering floral and polka-dot prints to layering bold “clashing” colors, the fashion industry has been anything but shy about its love of fabric disparity. So, with natural trend progression, enter this season's popular outerwear choice: the contrast-sleeve coat.
Whether it’s a diverse blend of materials (wool and leather) or a standout color combo (tan and black), the contrast-sleeve coat is an edgy twist on the ordinary winter coverall. We scoured the racks (and interwebs) for the best beyond-basic, contrast-sleeve, plus-size coat, so you can add a little badassness to your cold-weather style this season.
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Art Deco jewelry is unlike anything that came before it in history — loud, geometric, and forward. "A heady, celebratory air flowed through Europe and America after the end of the first World War," explains Doyle & Doyle founder Elizabeth Doyle. "Artists [of all kinds] strove to create a new vocabulary of design, read