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The fastest way to add a layer without bulking up like the Michelin man is to add a cozy cardigan sweater. It's the one piece in your closet that'll make your summer tanks last through winter, add a last-minute pop of color to a tried-and-true (read: safe and boring) outfit, and fit neatly into your purse for a just-in-case weapon against winter's icy assault. We've found a few that you'll soon find you can't live without. They may find a permanent home on the back of your office chair, in your everyday bag, or over your shoulders, but one thing is for sure: These cardigans definitely won't be spending much time hiding in your closet.
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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.
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