Chances are you follow the so-called rule that blue socks are for jeans, tan socks are for khakis, and charcoal and black are reserved for your dark suits. Our advice? Live a little. Working in a stripe or a bit of argyle can easily bring a small but healthy dose of fun to your look. Here’s how to work bold socks into your wardrobe this fall.
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A Tuesday roundup of our recent Pinterest obsessions
Winter isn’t even here yet, and we’re already missing the hot sun. But, for now, let’s talk cozy.
1. Put those bare legs away, young lady. It’s time for tights and socks to reign supreme.
2. Some of these gloves may work better as accessories than insulators. But we still want them.
3. Don’t want to pile on another layer? Cue the fireplace.
4. Blankets are the perfect excuse to get cozy (and a little lazy).
5. Sure, we wear scarves all year. But let’s be honest. They’re a lot more practical during the winter months.
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Portolano Purple Cashmere Cable Booty Socks. Not only is this the gift of beyond-soft cashmere – when worn around a (not-so-warm) home, this pair of toasty socks is the gift of a lessened heating bill, too.
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BY CHITOWN FASHIONISTA BLOGGER NIKIA JEFFERSON
Chicago street style is a mixture of various regions, but there is always one central focus: function. Fashion-forward Chicagoans are known for using current trends to create effortless style. In a lakefront city filled with festivals and markets, mobility and comfort are ideal. Since we tend to stick to simple shapes and silhouettes, colors and patterns are key components to one’s individuality.
Here are a few trends that are currently garnering attention on the streets of Chicago:
These are the ideal combination of comfort and personality. Bright colors, cool graphics, and bold personal statements are the prominent characteristics of the Ts being worn by men and women across the city. Men are coordinating the Ts with classic denim, fresh “kicks” (those are shoes, by the way), and vintage sunglasses. Women, on the other hand, choose to play up their femininity by rocking their Ts with skinny jeans or full skirts. With several local designers launching T-shirt lines in the recent months, this trend may be around for awhile.
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