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Ready to give up on life and just walk around in a giant blanket? There’s hope yet! Your winter wardrobe blues are solved with these 28 outfits to wear all February long (plus one extra for leap day).

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1. Pair Navy with Black

Forget what you’ve heard: You can (and should) wear black and navy together. The combination is an unexpected twist…and is relatively low lift since you probably already own a lot of both colors.

Shop similar styles: Court & Rowe coat ($199; $120); Scotch & Soda/Maison Scotch sweater ($119); Whistles skirt ($340)

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2. Let Your Coat Do All the Talking

A statement coat allows you to put in almost no effort without looking sloppy or boring. Wearing sweats under there? We won’t tell.

Shop similar styles: Shrimps coat ($‌1,050; $‌725); Loewe bag ($1,800); Diesel boots ($298)

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3. Swap Your Work Shirt for a Thin Turtleneck

If your office is on the conservative side, stick to neutral-hued solids or classic stripes. However, if you have a bit more wiggle room, try a funky tie-dye tee or a virtual print turtleneck that lets your personality shine while still looking professional.

Shop similar styles: Topshop blazer ($95) and pants ($58); Raquel Allegra turtleneck ($215)

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When it comes to chunky knits, we say the bigger the better. Over-the-knee boots that fit like tights are the perfect way to balance out such a slouchy top.

Shop similar styles: Bershka sweater ($30); Uniqlo turtleneck ($25; $20); Jessica Simpson boots ($134)

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5. Roll Your Hems Rather Than Tuck Them

Unless you’re rocking true skinny jeans, it can prove mighty difficult to comfortably tuck the hem of your pants into a pair of boots. So just skip that step altogether. Instead, roll the hems of your pants so that they hit just a quarter of an inch below the top of your boots for a much easier final result.

Shop similar styles: Theory coat ($795; $318); Blank NYC blazer ($118); Splendid T-shirt ($48); French Connection jeans ($138; $100); Dr. Martens boots ($150)

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6. Match Your Coat to Your Shoes

Your coat and shoes don’t have to be red, but wearing both pieces in the same shade pulls your whole outfit together with minimal effort. This trick also works with trendy Cookie Monster blue, cool mint green or even delicate rose pink.

Shop similar styles: Calvin Klein coat ($258; $181); MICHAEL Michael Kors boots ($160)

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7. Pin a Brooch to Your Coat

It’s jewelry! For your clothes! (It might make a tiny hole in the fabric, so you’ve gotta be willing to commit to this one.)

Shop similar styles: Lizzie Fortunato brooch ($95); Harris Warf London coat ($434)

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8. Layer a Necklace Over Your Turtleneck

This may feel like an unconventional move, but a statement necklace worn with a chunky turtleneck can actually help break up all that fabric and prevent a weird uni-boob situation. While you can jump right in with colorful rhinestones or bold metallics, we also love the idea of a more subtle pairing, like an oatmeal knit and pearl lariat.

Shop similar styles: BaubleBar necklace ($58); BB Dakota sweater ($88); Sosken coat ($398; $159); Loeffler Randall bag ($350)

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9. Sport the No. 1 Boot of 2020 Thus Far

Combat boots are taking the fashion world by storm this winter. Wear them with jeans and everything else in your wardrobe: flirty dresses, power suits and preppy cardigans.

Shop similar styles: Warm dress ($525); Dear Frances boots ($495)

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10. Go Faux

Why let outerwear and scarves have all the fun? Carry a faux-fur handbag that will make you smile every time you reach for your lip balm.

Shop similar styles: Current Air bag ($68); Avec Les Filles coat ($229); PacSun jeans ($55); Nomasei boots ($440)

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11. Sport Tall Boots Under Wide-Leg Pants

Your legs will get an extra dose of warmth without too much added bulk. (Plus, it’s always fun to feel like you have a little secret.)

Shop similar styles: ALO Yoga coat ($188); Bec & Bridge sweater ($250; $75); Diane von Furstenberg pants ($348; $244); Schutz boots ($290)

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12. Dress Up a Super Casual Ensemble with SLICK LACE-UP BOOTS

Boyfriend jeans and an oversize sweater don’t look particularly polished, but add high-heeled booties with a lace-up detail and suddenly we’ve got a horse of a different color.

Shop similar styles: Balenciaga sweater ($1,050); BLDWN turtleneck ($115; $44); SLVRLAKE jeans ($299); ASOS Design boots ($135; $86)

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13. Mix and Match Jewel Tones

It’s not for the faint of heart, but pairing one jewel tone with another is unexpected and oh so beautiful.

Shop similar styles: Jakke coat ($240; $120); Vince Camuto top ($74); NYDJ pants ($119)

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Yes, we like to ramp up the sex appeal on V-Day, but that doesn’t mean we relish the idea of squeezing into a skin-tight dress or struggling with sticky boobs in a backless top. This year, we’re embracing the idea that cozy can also be sexy with sumptuous fabrics like cashmere and silk that feel just as good as they look.

Shop similar styles: Kinross sweater ($364); Madewell skirt ($98); Malone Souliers heels ($595)

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14. Layer Your Coats

Think outside the usual layering rules and sport a short puffer over a long tailored coat.

Shop similar styles: Bagatelle.NYC puffer coat ($148); Sam Edelman trench coat ($180); Frankie Shop jumpsuit ($395; $237)

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16. Don’t Wait Until Spring to Sport White Accessories

Or bright yellow, for that matter.

Shop similar styles: Lauren Ralph Lauren coat ($150); Charles & Keith bag ($63); Jeffrey Campbell boots ($210)

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17. or Try a different vibrant shade

Brilliant blue gloves, scarves and bags pop just as well as white against the typical dark winter hues and are less likely to require a cleaning after every wear.

Shop similar styles: Reike Nen bag ($400); T-Goting gloves ($18); Daniel Rainn coat ($148); Remain dress ($605); Naturalizer shoes ($110)

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18. Belt an Oversize Coat

This is one of the easiest ways to shake up your winter wear without spending a dime (or more than 60 seconds of your precious morning) and an excellent way to return some semblance of shape to your body under that chunky wool topper.

Shop similar styles: Soia & Kyo coat ($425; $298); Lovestrength belt ($103); Vince dress ($445); Coach bag ($450)

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Faux-fur scarves are often treated as more of an accent piece to be artfully draped over your shoulders (or just one shoulder, if you’re feeling fancy), but let’s not forget these furry accessories are also super warm. Wrap your fuzzy stole around your neck just as you would a regular wool scarf and you’ll learn to handle a 25°F forecast with grace (we hope).

Shop similar styles: Heurueh scarf ($118); Smythe coat ($995; $398); Madewell jeans ($80; $65); Bella Vita flats ($85)

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20. Swap the laces on your boots

Switch the plain black, gray or beige laces your winter boots came with for a fun, contrasting hue, like cherry red or bright lilac, to give your old standbys a minimal tune-up.

Shop similar styles: Baum und Pferdgarten dress ($279); Dr. Martens boots ($150); Delele shoelaces ($9)

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21. Winterize a Silky Maxi Skirt

Maxis typically scream summer, but not when worn underneath an oversize turtleneck in the same color.

Shop similar styles: DKNY coat ($189; $149); Mango sweater ($60; $50); Anine Bing skirt ($300); Loeffler Randall boots ($695)

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22. Pair an Old Favorite with a New One

While the rest of the world moved on to boyfriend, mom and cropped wide-leg jeans, you never really stopped loving your classic dark-wash skinnies. Update them with one of 2020’s biggest shoe trends, the combat boot, and a few other classics (hello, Knives Out–inspired knits and plaid overcoats) for a look that perfectly melds current styles with those we kind of wish would make a comeback already.

Shop similar styles: Reformation coat ($328); BB Dakota sweater ($88); DL1961 jeans ($168); Madden Girl boots ($50)

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23. Give the Shacket a Whirl

Let us introduce you to the shacket. Half shirt, half jacket, this cozy topper is perfect for those weirdly warm springlike days that pop up in the middle of February. Offset the lumberjack vibes of a plaid version with crisp white booties, dark-wash skinnies and a classically femme handbag. 

Shop similar styles: Anine Bing jacket ($299); American Eagle Outfitters jeans ($50; $37); The Marc Jacobs bag ($395); Vince Camuto boots ($199; $120)

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It’s so easy to reach for your favorite skinnies day after day, but if you’re anything like us, you’re definitely bored of them. Try a different denim piece, like a wrap dress or jumpsuit, that’s just as easy to wear but doesn’t feel quite so repetitive.

Shop similar styles: Gap coat ($148; $100); Christian Wijnants dress ($455); Pretty Little Thing boots ($90)

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25. Go Bold and Monochromatic

Shirt, pants, shoes, blouse, purse. Boom.

Shop similar styles: Lafayette 148 New York blouse ($648; $389); Endless Rose pants ($90); Lulus bag ($39); Nomasei boots ($440)

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26. Or Just Wear All Black

It’s easy, flattering and timeless. Did we mention easy?

Shop similar styles: Lulus coat ($88); Everlane sweater ($165); Mother jeans ($198); Marc Fisher Ltd. boots ($189)

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27. Take the Lenny Kravitz Approach to Winter

Goodbye, puffer coat. Hello, comically huge scarf.

Shop similar styles: C by Bloomingdale's scarf ($138; $118); Karen Kane dress ($99; $75); Paris Texas boots ($610)

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28. Ignore the “No White Pants After Labor Day” Rule

FYI, winter white looks incredible when worn with mini checks (like this collared jacket).

Shop similar styles: ASOS Design coat ($119; $57); Gap turtleneck ($30); Paul & Joe pants ($370); Little Liffner bag ($475); 27 Edit heels ($140)

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29. Bonus: Eschew Your Scarf for an Extra Large Turtleneck

Give your dearly loved (and probably super dirty) scarf a break and unroll a chunky knit to keep your neck warm in its place. Bonus points if you match it to your bag too.

Shop similar styles: MICHAEL Michael Kors sweater ($155; $64); Banana Republic coat ($160); See by Chloé bag ($425; $298); Gestuz pants ($160); Steve Madden boots ($110)

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