It's only February, and while spring clothes are already rolling into stores to tease a girl, investing in anything of such a seasonal nature when it's still below zero outside seems crazy. So what to do about hat dreaded style boredom brought on by daily sweater rotation? Try these five easy (and cheap) ways to add a little splash to your winter wardrobe. (And save all that cash for your real-time spring shopping list.)
Courtesy RevlonTip #1: Rock Bright Orange Lips
It's the quickest way to get in on one of spring's hottest makeup trends now. A punchy lip color adds personality to even the most basic of looks.
Revlon lipstick, $9
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Courtesy GettyTip #2: Try Socks with Spring Sandals
Dying to take your favorite cognac-colored wedges or metallic platforms out from storage? Try them with a grey ribbed sock or shiny black pair, like Kate Moss, then add skinny jeans and a sweater. You'll get your sandal fix and still keep your toes warm.
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Courtesy Getty Tip #3: Add a Bold Belt to Your Sweaters
Claudia Schiffer has a few tricks up her stylish sleeve. And
her best one is accentuating her waist even while bundled
up. Add a patent leather belt or one with a statement
buckle to your favorite black sweater and voila --- a chic
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Courtesy ShopbopTip #4: Add-In Neon Touches
Neon is the color on everyone's lips for spring. Add a bright neon watch to your look for a sneak peak of the season's coming sportif chic.
RumbaTime watch, $20
RELATED: How To Wear Color This Spring
Courtesy Gap Tip #5: Trade Your Blue Jeans for Red Jeans
Trust us, red is the new blue in the denim
department. Get ahead of the curve and wear yours
with black, grey, and cream layers, then switch to
pale pink and white lace come spring.
Gap jeans, $60
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