10 Plus-Size Winter Layering Tips

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The black-contrast-sleeve jacket is a mega trend this season, but it sometimes feels a little all over the place. One easy way to keep things streamlined is to wear the topper with... more 
Photo by: Refinery29
The black-contrast-sleeve jacket is a mega trend this season, but it sometimes feels a little all over the place. One easy way to keep things streamlined is to wear the topper with an all-black outfit. It's a faux-vest look that feels put-together and tidy (but won't seem as bulky as a vest layered over a jacket).

Mynt1792 Essex Military Jacket, $158, available at Mynt1792; Mynt1792 Marie Faux Leather T-shirt, $88, available at Mynt1792; Lane Bryant Ponte Knit Pencil Skirt, $44.95, available at Lane Bryant; Reece Hudson Bowery Pouchette, $295, available at Lane Bryant.

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Tue, Jan 28, 2014 11:40 AM EST
By Connie Wang, Refinery29

It's far too often that "The Best Styling Tricks Evaaarrrr"-type stories leave you at a loss. Sure, if you had the legs of a supermodel and a closet full of designer goods, you, too, could probably pull off wearing a shoe on your head and your drop-crotch pants backward. But, for real life, where looking not-crazy is as important as looking unique, sartorial advice needs to be more tailored to accessibility, practicality, and what's actually flattering. So, yes, this story is titled "Plus-Size Layering Tips," but we're confident these pointers can benefit everyone's dressing game.

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Our stunning model, Karissa, is five-foot-10 and rocked clothes that ranged from a size 12 to 14; however, this advice works for women who are bigger, smaller, shorter, or taller. From finding perfectly fitting boyfriend jeans to the correct way to mix and match your blacks, the 10 clever tips ahead are what you should reference the next time you want to look awesome. And, that's always, right?

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