Holiday fashion is all about accessorizing: silver flats, a faux-fur clutch and more fun, affordable pieces play perfectly with any winter outfit.
By Nicole McGovern
As temperatures drop, cozy up in a sophisticated snood. It's a cinch to wear and adds instant elegance, so just slip it on and go.
Snood, American Eagle, $40. Jacket, H&M, $70. Dress, Maggy London, $138. Earrings, Cynthia Rybakoff, $58. Ring, JustFab, $7.
Mix and match a little sparkle with some matte black pieces for a fun (but still refined) arm party.
From top: Cuff, Rebecca Minkoff, $88. Bangle, ShopDesignSpark, $18. Watch, Anne Klein, $125. Bangle, ShopDesignSpark, $24. Bracelet, T+J Designs, $64. Vest, Two by Vince Camuto, $199. Blouse, CAbi, $89. Bag, H&M, $50.
The peep-toe bootie is getting a cold-weather update. Pair with opaque tights in a rich shade like burgundy or olive and wear all winter long.
Booties, Vince Camuto, $118. Tights, Hanes, $12. Skirt, Forever 21, $18.
This bold pendant necklace has some serious fringe benefits. Worn alone or layered with delicate strands, it modernizes everything from laid-back separates to sleek dresses.
Necklace, K & R Collection for Silpada, $79. Top, Elie Tahari for DesigNation, $64. Ring, Cynthia Rybakoff, $34.
Two-sided earrings are edgier than the average stud and make a statement without weighing you down. These updated pearls are all-around cool.
Earrings, Baublebar, $32. Turtleneck Sweater, L.L.Bean, $79.
Time to downsize and ditch the huge tote. Mini handbags are equal parts utility and style in a compact package.
Bag, Rebecca Minkoff, $195. Top, Lulu's, $42. Pants, Jessica Simpson Collection, $49. Necklace, Dogeared, $48. Right hand: Ring, House of Harlow 1960, $42. Left hand: Ring, Dogeared, $54. Midi Rings, Dogeared, $24 each.
Originally published in the November 2014 issue of Family Circle magazine.
Decked out with dozens of grommets, this hat brims with '70s glamour and sophistication.
Hat, BCBG Max Azria, $68. Turtleneck, Ann Taylor, $70.
Talk about making a statement: A scripted sentiment plays perfectly off bold baubles.
Top, Vince Camuto, $99. Necklace, Zara, $36.
Ladylike and chic, ruffled gloves elevate any winter outfit.
Top, Zara, $80. Gloves, Echo Design, $115. Earrings, Margaret Elizabeth, $88.
Just for fun, corral your phone, wallet and other essentials in a fuzzy faux-fur clutch.
Coat, H&M, $129. Sweater, Uniqlo, $30. Clutch, Banana Republic, $98. Earrings, Sorrelli, $40.
Kick back in high-shine oxfords. On-trend metallic flats turn heads and comfort the sole.
Pants and shoes, Zara, $80 and $90. Socks, Hot Sox, $10.
Feline fine day and night: this cat belt can cinch a sweater for work or a dress for dinner out.
Cardigan and belt, Chico's, $129 and $69. Turtleneck, Uniqlo, $90. Earrings, OK1984, $12.
Originally published in the November 2013 issue of Family Circle magazine.