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    37 Winter Style Essentials For Anyone Whose Favorite Color Is Black

    50 Shades Of Black: The best-selling memoir written by the one who knows you best, your wardrobe.

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    1. A fluffy knee-length teddy coat that doubles up on warmth and sophistication. With its long lapels and supremely cozy fabric, you'll laugh at the thought of being cold during your morning stroll.,

    Promising review: "So fuzzy and comfortable! This is my favorite coat for the winter now. It fits so well — the arms are actually long enough, and it feels substantial in the cold weather. I've received a ton of compliments on it as well." —Dawn Dooley

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and in 10 colors).

    2. A cropped turtleneck sweater ingenious for the person who's always forgetting to bring a scarf. This gorgeous number has so many elegant details I can barely keep up: cinched-in balloon sleeves (with thumbholes for *extra* warmth), check! Tortoise shell buttons? Sure, we'll take three!


    Promising review: "Material is buttery soft and drapes very nicely. I was pleased with the quality and have worn several times already. I would definitely buy again and will search for other items that are similar." —Nikki Davy

    Get it from Amazon for $44.90 (available in sizes XXS–3X and three colors).

    3. A long-sleeved jumpsuit with a customizable drawstring waist, because Cozy o'clock is calling and that means it's time for free flowing fabrics only. Sayonara, denim and zippers! You have no place on our body for the rest of the day.

    Model wearing jumpsuit

    Promising review: "I love this jumper. Super comfy, perfect fit. The waist is a string tie (not elastic!), which I really like. Elastic waistbands can sometimes be too tight even on comfortable clothes so the string is great. The ankles and wrists are stretchy with the perfect amount of 'give' so I can get my feet and hands in and out easily. The fabric is lightweight and easy to move, dance, yoga in. Of course, it's a v-neck so I wear a cami, sports top or halter underneath. And pockets!" —Debbie

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and four colors).

    4. Fleece-lined leggings that will seamlessly weather-proof any (and I mean, any) outdoor outfit with their thick, fuzzy layer. Once you slide on these leg warmers, it'll be even more obvious that it's what's on the inside that counts.,

    Promising review: "I do not know how I managed to live 39 years before discovering fleece-lined tights. I purchased a pair of black and navy to take home to Wisconsin for the holidays. They are incredible. The fleece is beyond soft and it doesn't add any bulk to the tights (which I was concerned about). I was able to wear dresses in 20-degree weather without my legs turning into icicles, and they really helped keep my feet warm as well." —Blondie, Esq.

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four colors).

    5. A cozy knit roll-neck dress with pockets(!!) for an outfit that practically does all the work of getting dressed for you — and quite simply has glamour and warmth stitched into its core.

    Reviewer wearing black dress

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this sweater. Fits great and feels nice and soft. Looks great with leggings, jeans, or boots. The pockets give it a nice chic look." —Chanel

    Get it from Amazon for $28.89+ (available in sizes S–XL and five colors).

    6. An expensive-looking faux shearling moto jacket because between you and me, this style has been my go-to for the past four years and I've never found a jacket that comes close to perfection like this one does. It's warm, stylish, dresses up loungewear, and perfectly complements a more pulled together look.


    Promising review: "This jacket is amazing. It looks expensive. It is extremely comfortable and warm, yet not too hot. Seriously, I wore it in 60-degree weather and was not too hot. I wore it in minus 5-degree weather, yes that’s right, and I was comfortable. I wore it in my house and I didn’t over heat. There’s something about the material. The lining does not shed or flatten and does not look chintzy. It’s thick and spongey like real shearling. It doesn’t really attract lint or hair or anything either. I just can’t say enough about this." —Huesitos

    Get it from Amazon for $59.66+ (available in sizes S–XL and three colors).

    7. Lace-up boots so you can seamlessly replace your old black pair that are due for an early retirement. We love a truly *timeless* style.

    product shot of boots

    Promising review: "I was very pleasantly surprised by these. They’re great shoes in general, but at this price point they’re exceptional. These have been my go-to everyday shoe since I bought them about six weeks ago and they still look great. They are comfortable to stand in for hours; no issues with pinching or rubbing, and no real breaking-in period. The sole has enough grip to walk over some ice or snow, but it’s not insulated so I wouldn’t recommend it for extended use in the snow." —Faye

    Get it from Amazon for $35 (available in sizes 5-13 and in two colors.).

    8. A super-soft terry pull-on jumpsuit to get your day off to a comfortable and productive start. Because between the hours of 9 to 5 you've promised yourself that you will not work from your bed — so as a treat, might we suggest something that replicates the softness of your sheets?

    Model wearing short-sleeved jumpsuit with pockets

    Promising review: "This is not a hard jumper to get in and out of. I have A LOT of onesies and stepping in through the neck is pretty standard stuff. This jumper is SO soft and looks great with a T under, turtleneck, or sweater. If you’re looking for your best at-home life, you want this jumper. I may or may not be on my third day in a row of wearing it. It rivals my Ilana Kohn jumper but if we’re being honest this ones better because it’s soooooo soft!!!! (And it’s about $200 cheaper!) If you’re reading this stop thinking it over and just do!" —Adeearl

    Get it from Madewell for $98 (available in sizes XXS–XXL).

    9. A pair of build-your-own yoga pants for your best-fitting leggings yet. These bad boys should be a staple for anyone who wants the ability to pick the size, waistband, and style that best suits their at-home or on-the-go lifestyle.


    Promising review: "These are awesome! They are snug, but I attribute that to their compression feature. I love the high-waisted top! I’m a preschool teacher, so I am up and down all day long. The top doesn’t roll and they’re not see-through in the back, so I am confident that I’m fully-covered all day long. I have worn them to work out as well and they felt great! I do wish they were a true dark pigment, rather than a gray/blue/black color, but my co-worker told me she didn’t even notice the off-black color even when I paired these with a white and black shirt." —Kasey Sumearll

    Get them from Amazon for $30.80+ (available in sizes XS-3X, high waist and cross waist, tall, short and regular lengths, and in two colors).

    10. A coveted teddy fleece that everyone and their mother is purchasing this winter. And who can blame them?! This style is comfortable, chic, comes in your favorite color, and feels like a wearable blanket.


    Promising review: "This pullover is such great quality! It has a nice lining and is obviously constructed well. The fit is great and the sleeves weren’t too short! Soft and warm and such a pretty color. I really am happy with it!" —Louisiana Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $35.13+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in five colors).

    11. Ribbed flared pants because the search for the perfect lounge pant is finally over and you can rest assured that this will serve your cozy (and equally fancy) mood well. Pair these with a comfy sweater, a band tee, or a silk PJ blouse and you've got an Insta carousel waiting to be posted.

    Model wearing pants
    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $21.50 (originally $43; available in sizes 12–24 and two colors).

    12. A loungeable cotton tee and jogger set sure to give you a ~rainbow~ of possibilities in how and where it can be worn. Pro tip: This pairs perfectly with hot cocoa, some fuzzy socks, and your favorite binge-worthy show.

    The black and rainbow set

    Get it from ModCloth: $29 for the tee (available in sizes XS–3X) and $49 for the joggers (available in sizes XS–XL).

    13. A faux leather trench coat — because since we're all just living in The Matrix anyway, we might as well steal some style notes from the underworld. And trust me, this is a *must-have* for the season! Reviewers award it five stars for style and versatility, so do your winter wardrobe a favor and add this to cart.

    Model wearing trench coat
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect leather trench coat and this is it. The quality of the leather is better than I expected. It definitely has some weight to it which makes it perfect for winter weather." —Gia Louise

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $119 (available in sizes XS–L).

    14. A pleated-sleeve shirt for a buttery soft basic that's still super stylish. File this under: Cozy all-day top that'll look gorgeous on back-to-back video calls.,

    Promising review: "I ordered this shirt on a whim and love it. It's a cute, trendy twist on the plain long sleeve T-shirt. It's not a sweatshirt by any means. It's perfectly lightweight, soft and stretchy. I wear a medium in shirts, but when wanting a looser fit, go for the large. I ordered the size large and am glad I did. It's not too tight or too loose. I'm 5'9" and about 155 lbs. I have long arms and the sleeves are the perfect length. The puff sleeves are just the right amount of puff giving the shirt a little flair that could be dressed up or worn casually. —Cowboy

    Get it from Amazon for $21.15+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 11 colors).

    15. A puffer jacket with a cozy sherpa-lined hood to display your commitment to your number one color... while also protecting yourself from the elements without looking too bulky.

    Model wearing black zip-up coat
    J. Crew Factory

    Promising review: "No Michelin Man resemblance with this coat. Warm, cozy with just the right amount of puff. Love the gold zipper for added sizzle!" —Amy B

    Get it from J. Crew Factory for $69.50 (originally $238; available in sizes XXS–3X and two colors).

    16. Faux leather leggings (that reviewers say make the perfect Spanx dupe!) because sometimes we want the confidence of Sandy from Grease without having to shell out the big bucks.

    Reviewer showing leggings close up

    Promising review: "I actually had the Spanx faux leather leggings in my house when I received these to compare side by side. I loved the Spanx ones but couldn’t justify the $100 price. I wondered if there was a dupe on Amazon...this is it!! The fabric, material, and look is IDENTICAL to the Spanx. The fit is exactly the same as well. (BTW I sized up to a L from my normal M as they run a bit tight) Both leggings even have the same red ribbon label sewn into the waistband. They definitely must be from the same manufacturer. Only difference is the outer side seam of these is sewn in a slightly different way than Spanx...but who would know! I sent the Spanx back and am stoked to have the exact same look for 1/3 of the price!!!" —Alexis

    Get it from Amazon for $46.72 (available in sizes XS–4XL and three colors).

    17. A ribbed V-neck wrap dress for the LBD that's so gloriously soft, it'll become your LB-everyday-D. Throw the two T's (tights and turtleneck) under this and you've got a chic, weather-approved 'fit in a flash.

    Model wearing black dress
    Old Navy

    Get it from Old Navy for $44.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

    18. Cable knit tech-friendly mittens with fleece lining for the fail-proof accessory you'll need the next time you're attempting to record a TikTok dance in your yard.,

    Promising review: "These gloves are perfect! They are soft and super warm! I can easily use my cellphone while having these gloves on. Driving is not a problem either. They fit wonderfully! The touchscreen feature is great!" —Carla trahan

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99 (available in five colors) or a pack of two for $14.42.

    19. Ugg Bluetooth earmuffs for a splurge-worthy treat to gift yourself with. Because how else are you supposed to keep your hair in place, listen to your favorite tunes on a commute, and save your ears from freezing?!

    The black ear muffs

    These are made from genuine shearling, include a USB charger, and connect straight to your phone!

    Promising review: "So soft and warm, and easily connects to my phone's Bluetooth. Makes walking the dog and taking public transportation much more bearable in the winter months!" —Catherine

    Get it from Nordstrom for $115.

    20. Square-toe boots soon to be the pièce de résistance of your 2021 wardrobe. Because there's no greater feeling than stepping into the new year with a super trendy, comfortable closet staple that you can wear with literally every single outfit.,

    And what's even more fantastic about your feet's new BFFs — they only *look* $$$, but in reality their price tag is well under $100.

    Promising review: "Very comfy and great looking boots! Just like the picture. The heel height makes me taller but isn’t too steep to walk naturally in. Zipper is smooth to pull up and it stays up and doesn’t creep down over time. Overall very happy with this purchase." —Rebecca Henry

    Get it from Amazon for $69.90 (available in sizes 5–12 and two colors).

    21. A pair of cult-favorite Heat-tech leggings from Uniqlo — the foolproof style option that works as a perfect base layer for anyone who struggles to keep their bottom half well insulated. Slip these under jeans or wear them beneath a long dress or skirt for cozy, covered legs.

    The black leggings

    Promising review: "These are a must for the winter months! I buy these every year and they keep me warm when outdoors waiting for bus to go to work." —Customer

    Get them from Uniqlo for $9.90 (originally $19.90; available in sizes XS–XL and in two colors).

    22. A pair of high-waisted terry joggers and matching hoodie for maximum coziness that will leave you feeling ~starry-eyed~. Because, let's face it, you needed something new to wear for your next double date with Hulu and Netflix.


    Get them from Express: $54.99 for the joggers and $79 for the hoody (available in sizes S–L).

    23. A fan-favorite Carhartt beanie that over 60,000(!) reviewers swear by to keep their noggins warm. And as an added bonus, it looks super cute with practically every outfit.

    Reviewer wearing the black beanie

    Promising review: "I bought this in charcoal and lost it on a trip, so I bought the exact color again because I missed it so much. Now I'm back to buy it in more colors. It is thick (because it's a watch cap) but I wear it year round in Dallas or Chicago, it's my favorite hat. The fit is snug to the point that I can sling it back without it falling off and it fits over my afro or straight hair the same and doesn't lose its stretch after washing." —CE

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in 32 colors).

    24. A bodysuit for the perfect foundation layer that will act as your most stylish thermal yet. No more bunching up, tucking in, and re-tucking your tops when you just want a seamless, well-fitted look to go under a blouse, cardigan, or jacket., Amazon

    Promising review: "Love this bodysuit! Perfect fit. Body hugging — great material — not too thick and not too thin. Great alone for fall or layered for winter. I’m 5’10” and 135 pounds for reference, I bought a small and the length is 100% perfect. It fits exact in every way. If you’re taller size up because the snaps are just exact on me but a medium would have been too big. This is very flattering and very easy to dress up or down. It has some stretch width-wise and a little stretch length-wise." —Alana

    Get it from Amazon for $12.59+ (available in sizes S–3XL and in two colors).

    25. A dazzling leopard print velvet blazer since Zoom birthdays are far from being over and you never show up to a party (virtual or otherwise) underdressed.

    Model wearing sparkly blazer

    Get it from Express for $100 (available in sizes XS–L).

    26. Over-the-knee boots made of soft and stretchy faux suede to round out your black boot collection. Might we be right in thinking you're missing a chunky-heeled pair that works as a stylish additional layer for skirts, dresses, and jeans?,

    Promising review: "I usually have issues with high boots not fitting well but I LOVE these. Paired with a shorter dress, they look so cute. And they have a fur lining up to the ankle that make them so comfortable, definitely recommend!" —Katy Broskey

    Get them from Amazon for $38.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 12 colors).

    27. A pair of high-rise Levi's skinny jeans with four-way stretch that contour to your form and comfortably define your shape. Because it might finally be time to retire that washed out, ill-fitting pair that are no longer serving you and just taking up precious real estate in your drawer.

    Model wearing the jeans

    Promising review: "I love these jeans. They stretch a lot, but still remain fitted. I went a size up thinking the waist would be tighter like the other pair I purchased. I should have stayed true to size that would have been the best fit. Otherwise good." —Customer

    Get it from Levi's for $98 (available in sizes 14M–26M and in two colors).

    28. A pair of warm and fuzzy black Ugg slippers to complete your WFH winter uniform. Because any other color does not do well with disguising coffee spillages.

    BuzzFeed / Maitland Quitmeyer

    Psst! Over 5,000 reviewers rave about these shearling slingbacks and some suggest sizing down.

    Promising review: "Super Duper comfy. I wear them all over the house. They keep my feet warm. I have a bone spur in my right heel and these slipper cushion my heel very well, no pain. My one negative is when I have to take them off." —iklaz

    Get them from Nordstrom for $99.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and nine colors).

    To find out more, read our full review of the slippers here.

    29. A thick knit scarf with rave reviews that confirm its ability to ~infinitely~ shield your neck from the icy winds. The circle design is long enough to be looped a couple of times, that way you can nuzzle into it and pretend that no other colorful accessories exist.

    Model wearing infinity scarf

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this scarf, because of not only how soft this is, but how much warmth this scarf provides while being a fashionable staple piece to your wardrobe. I live in Alaska, so I can definitely vouch for our cold weathers here and for this scarf to be cute and warm, gives it an extra five stars from me for being a genuinely good product for meeting its purpose. For future customers that are on the fence about purchasing this, DO IT! It's totally worth it!" —Sol

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in sizes and colors).

    30. A totally gorgeous silk balloon-sleeved blouse to make the stress test of deciding what to wear in the morning a thing of the past. Plus, if you're longing after some normalcy, this silhouette pretty much resembles those in-office outfits we used to wear. Remember those?!

    The high-neck silk blouse

    Get it from Target for $24.99 (available in sizes XXS–XXL).

    31. A staple black duster cardigan that is the perfect mid-layer for your wintry outfit and makes for a great draping piece if your apartment gets drafty. Worn over a shirt and under a long-line coat, you'll feel toasty and look chic at the same time.

    Model wearing the cardigan

    Promising review: "I was surprised how this cardigan looks because of the price I had paid. Truly bank for your buck! It is very stylish, well made, and the fabric is soft and comfortable. I highly recommend this cardigan to my friends." —Very Pleased

    Get it from Amazon for $13.25+ (available in sizes S–3X and 14 colors).

    32. A comfy hoodie to send the message that even though your closet colors might be dark, you're still just as delicate as a rose (and that you sometimes love a good print, too!).

    The red rose printed hoodie
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $22.99 (available in sizes 0X–3X and two colors).

    33. A chic black turtleneck, aka the most trusted under layer no winter closet is complete without (speaking as someone who practically *lives* in these things). It's a go-to with mom jeans and loungewear alike.

    Model wearing the turtleneck

    Promising review: "This is a dream turtleneck for anyone who prioritizes comfort and style. The material is soft and durable, and just thick enough to keep you warm without burning you up. Definitely buying more in other colors when winter rolls around again." —Sabe

    Get it from Everlane for $28 (available in sizes XXS–XL and five colors).

    34. A high-waisted flared winter skirt with pockets, because you'll allow a monochromatic palette when it comes to a great plaid. Plus, you won't have to forfeit your great style in this even when the temperature reads freezing-degrees Fahrenheit.,

    Promising review: "I was so impressed with this product — I have never been more satisfied with a clothing purchase on Amazon, ever. The cut prevents it from being scrunchy and bulky; it’s a heavy weight wool so perfectly warm for a winter skirt, it’s lined all the way down; the front waist is a solid band of fabric, it stays in place and doesn’t twist. I’m ordering more. Flattering cut no matter your size. So far the material hasn’t pilled (I have red plaid, it’s flown through two Christmas parties and an all day charity event with no fuzz of pilling). Fantastic purchase." —D

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 29 colors).

    35. A cotton knit shirt jacket otherwise known as the Shacket you never knew you needed (until now). Think: the coziness of your favorite high school sweatshirt plus the sophistication of a button up and you've got your new go-to layering piece.

    Model wearing the shirt jacket

    Promising review: "This shirt is so comfortable. It’s thick enough without being overwhelmingly heavy. I wore it open like a jacket but could button it up if needed." —aim3

    Get it from Anthropologie for $128 (available in sizes XS–XL and three colors).

    36. A charcoal-heathered sweater dress, because if we're going to deviate from our beloved shade of black it's only going to be for something unique like a twist back silhouette. And we'll make an added exception since this has the versatility to be worn as a twist front as well!

    Model showing back of dress

    Promising review: "This dress is super nice on, it has a nice open back. it’s hugs the body great and will look so good with a belt. The material is also very soft and warm. I definitely recommend if you’re looking for something minimal and elegant." —Alicia

    Get it from Aerie for $34.99 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and three colors).

    37. An all-season running jacket that repels rain, sleet, and snow. Perfectly practical for anyone who insists on working out in below freezing temps and ideal for jogging away from any and all bright colors!

    Model wearing runners jacket

    Promising review: "I was looking for a lightweight jacket, in a plus size, which would be suitable for running and this was perfect. Was a great size for me, and perfect with pockets." —Customer

    Get it from Adidas for $70 (available in sizes XS–4X).

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