The doubt that a good, cozy and warm sweater is a winter wardrobe staple, but not every sweater has to be of the mundane variety. Chunky cable knits are cool, but every Jackie, Donna and Hariette out there has one on. Instead, keep your eye out for sweaters that pack a unique punch, like this cut-out sleeve version in a bright hue.
Cutout Sweater, Addicted
Even the girl stuck in a blizzard deserves a fairy tale ending. And, while we know (really, we know) that Disney's fairytales have given us extremely high expectations, this lace dress will only call upon those princes who can fulfill them. What? You thought we would lower them instead? Not a chance.
Flower Lace Dress, doubledutch boutique
Game of Gold
When gold brocade patterns started walking down the Spring 2013 runways, every last one of us eyed the pieces with delight. After all, on the list of a girl's best friends, gold is pretty high up there. And though you would never accept a fake diamond as a replacement to a real one, gold coloring can raise you out of your winter blues just as well as the actual element itself.
Gold Cord Leggings, Pink House
So you say that the cold weather and gusts of winter coming at you from multiple degrees below zero aren't something you are willing to leave your warm and cozy apartment for this weekend? Well, touche. At least you have standards. With the rising temperature in your apartment, slip into a shift dress that will let you live this weekend up - food, warmth and TV remote all on your side. And if old what's his name decides to stop by, this dress will have you perfectly prepared.
Tie Collar Tunic, Callalilai
Let's get real honest, real quick: the flu is no joke and it is going around like this century's plague (sans the massive amount of death - thanks modern medicine!). Besides being sure to wash your hands, cover your mouth and steer clear of friends and co-workers who have caught the bug, you need to keep yourself warm. Sure a hat will help, but a properly worn scarf stops cold gusts of wind from affecting your chest. Keep this area warm even when you are freezing and you're more likely to bypass the flu this season, and all the rest to come.
Hand Knit Shawl, Pink House