How to Try Out 5 Fall Trends Without Looking Crazy

Photo by: Forever 21
Lace Basics

The easiest way to add both a feminine touch and some modern polish to your wardrobe? Swap out a basic wardrobe piece - like a button-up shirt or a blazer- with a ... more 
Photo by: Forever 21
Lace Basics

The easiest way to add both a feminine touch and some modern polish to your wardrobe? Swap out a basic wardrobe piece - like a button-up shirt or a blazer- with a lacy replacement.

Forever 21 Lace Solid Trim Shirt, $13.50, available at Forever 21.
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Tue, Nov 6, 2012 12:13 PM EST
By Holly E. Thomas, Refinery29



After a stretch of blustery, almost-winter days, it's easy to get into a comfortable rut, sartorially speaking. You know the routine - the one where you live in oversized sweaters, leggings, and maybe a cape (if you're feeling adventurous), day in and day out.



Well, have we got news for you: There are scores of other legitimately awesome fashion trends that you're missing out on. Haven't worked a leather top yet? What about a velvet skirt? And wedge sneakers? (Yep, we're calling it - they're worth the risk.) Ahead, we throw down the gauntlet and challenge you to try five of our favorite cold-weather looks. But, naturally, we're also giving you the pro advice you need to pull 'em all off in style. So, go ahead - it's time to live a little!




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