How to Dress Warmer (Without Looking Fat)

Photo by: Need Supply
Deserves A Good Ribbing - Ribbed shirts, tights, and dresses might get a bad rap for being a Midwestern-suburb mainstay, but there's a reason they're so popular: Ribbing is warm. ... more 
Photo by: Need Supply
Deserves A Good Ribbing - Ribbed shirts, tights, and dresses might get a bad rap for being a Midwestern-suburb mainstay, but there's a reason they're so popular: Ribbing is warm. Trapping pockets of heat in your clothes while lengthening the lines of your limbs, these cottons are indispensable in a wintertime wardrobe. Wear them under sweaters, shirtdresses, and more.

Need Supply Wool Rib Tight, $42, available at Need Supply.

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Thu, Dec 19, 2013 12:54 PM EST
By Connie Wang, Refinery29

When the weather can only be described as "Holy F- It's Freezing Out," you're probably dressing with a few matters in mind: keeping your ears from snapping off, your ankles from turning blue, and the tears in your eyes from freezing on your lashes. And, "looking cute"? Not really a huge concern.

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But, feeling like a dumpling as soon as you step indoors is a downer, especially for someone for whom style is a lifestyle and not just a hobby. The key to staying warm is in the details, and we've come up with a few clever tricks so you can trap in the heat while maintaining your killer outfit combos. Ahead, find 10 tips (and 30 shopping suggestions!) that'll help you dress warmer, not wider. And, even though these editorial images don't show models wearing tights, you know better than to brave the temps outside without at least a 50-denier pair, right?

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