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    46 Things To Help You Slay In The New Decade

    Your 2019 has *nothing* on your 2020 look, mark my words.

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    1. A leopard midi skirt, because leopard *and* silky skirts are really having a moment, and there's no reason not to join in.

    Promising review: "Looks just like the photo. Inexpensive but not too cheap looking. Got a ton of compliments on it." —City Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S–XL).

    2. A high-neck mesh shirt with fun shoulder ruffles you're gonna love a whole ~dot~.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $22 (available in sizes 1X–3X).

    3. An OG pair of low-top Vans so you can finally dress like the skater chick you've wanted to be since first playing that Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Playstation game. Your middle school boyfriend is shook.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $60 for women's (available in sizes 5–10) and $60 for men's (available in sizes 7–14).

    4. An open-front shaggy jacket to prove once and for all that statement pieces *can* be comfortable! Throw this on over a basic white tee and instantly transform into the coziest fashionista of all time.


    Promising review: "I bought this for California nights out and am in LOVE! The jacket is made well and actually fits! I read the other reviews about the jacket looking 'sparse' and some of the fringe being sewn into the seams. Mine did have a few areas like this. I fixed it by using an unsharpened pencil/skinny end of a makeup brush and gently pulling the fringe out from the seam. If you're on the fence — just buy it! I'm probably going to buy the black too!" —Autumn Beck

    Get it from Amazon for $25.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and seven colors).

    5. A jewel-tone ruched dress, because whether this is the year you become an Instagram baddie or the year you go to a lot of elegant parties, this dress will be the perfect outfit choice.,

    Promising review: "As a curvier girl, I was a little hesitant with this dress but when it came and I tried it on, I was absolutely shocked. I got the XXL, and it fit perfectly. It’s a great, timeless little black dress. I felt very mature in it. It stretches and forms to your body. The chest is a little low, but with the right bra it’ll work perfectly." —TheLastEmpress

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes L–XXXL and five colors).

    6. A neon beanie so your friends can always spot you in a crowd and strangers can always spot you as a fashion icon.

    ^This is the #1 hat for eating snow in folks, you heard it here first!

    Promising review: "My husband loves these beanies and has them in most of the dark colors. They are large enough but snug, warm and very comfortable. The material is not itchy but soft and cozy. Highly recommend and the price is astonishing for such a quality product!" —Pineapple

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 22 colors).

    7. Acetate tortoiseshell hoop earrings whose pop of color and modern design will have everyone feeling *green* with envy.


    Promising review: "These are my new favorite earrings! They were a little heavier than I expected but are still pretty lightweight. I love how simple they are. I get so many compliments every time I wear them!" —Clarendon

    Get them from Amazon for $8.59 (available in 13 colors).

    8. A long-sleeved denim shirt that's sure to become a new staple in your wardrobe. "Yeehaw!" —You, trying this shirt on for the first time, finding that it fits perfectly.


    Promising review: "I ordered a couple of sizes above my normal size because I wanted to wear this over a t-shirt on cooler days. Love the fabric because it has some stretch to it and is very comfortable. It washes and dries well with minimal wrinkles. Worth the price and after several months I think it will last a long time." —Deerwachr

    Get it from Amazon for $20.88+ (available in sizes 1X–3X and two washes).

    9. A six-pack of velvet headbands, because honestly one of the most positive developments that can happen in your life is becoming a Headband Person. I want this for you.,

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 18 styles and combinations).

    10. A classic black turtleneck perfect for layering or being worn on its own with jeans or a fun skirt. I'll say what we've all been thinking: Steve Jobs was chic.


    Promising review: "This basic black turtleneck is very comfortable. The material is of high quality and wrinkle-free. It will clean easily and dry quickly so packing it for trips will be a breeze. I plan on purchasing this top in another color. It is well worth it." —J. Canty, Ph.D.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–XXXL and 17 colors).

    11. Patterned mesh socks that, if I'm being completely ~transparent~, will be the coolest accessory you own. Your gray boot socks could never.


    Promising review: "I love these! I thought they'd be quite flimsy because of the sheer material, but they actually feel like real socks, and I've gotten SO many compliments on them! Haven't tried washing yet, but so far, LOTS of bang for my buck!" —Rachael

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99 (available in eight patterns).

    12. Black high-waisted jeans, because every outfit needs a great base. These will be the perfect comfy-cool start to any fit you put together.


    Promising review: "I LOVE these jeggings! Super stylish distressed look and fantastic fit! They hug every curve without being too tight. Very comfortable, too!" —SOXMOM

    Get them from Torrid for $55.65 (originally $79.50, available in sizes 10–30).

    13. A versatile wrap dress so you can finally master the day-to-night transition you've been reading about in magazines since you were 13. You'll *actually* be able to transition this dress from work to the club with just a swipe of red lipstick and heels.


    Promising review: "This dress is absolutely gorgeous! It is a soft material but is a thicker knit so it worked well in the frigid winter weather on the way to Christmas parties. It is a traditional wrap dress, so you can make it as tight or as loose as you want. It looks adorable on and I received compliment after compliment all night! The hi-low style of the dress is super flattering to any shape, including my apple/pear-style shape. The chest can be a little low if you are not used to wrap dresses, but I remained respectable all throughout dinner! This dress is 100% worth it! If you are wondering if you should get this dress, do it!" —Brandi

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 0X–4X and three colors).

    14. A velvet blazer that can be a part of a fabulous suit (um, check out these velvet pants) or as part of a casual everyday look. Yes, velvet blazers are considered casual this year, I'm writing it down and it's true.

    Universal Standard

    Get it from Universal Standard for $210 (available in sizes 00–40 and three colors).

    15. A black faux-leather laptop backpack to transport all of your everyday items in style. No shade to your elementary school JanSport, but it might be time for it to retire gracefully.


    Promising review: "I used this backpack to travel overseas. It has a huge amount of room inside — enough for a travel pillow, blanket, simple toiletries, and mesh pouches big enough to hold a bottle of water. The front pocket is also very roomy. This is a comfortable bag to wear on your shoulders because the straps are wide. The fact that this bag has held up so well after I was so rough with it is also impressive! The fact that it looks nice, simple, and a lot more expensive than it was is just an added bonus." —K.

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in two colors).

    16. A simple yet elegant gold necklace that's raising the *bar* for all of your other jewelry. Don this with literally anything for an added delicate touch (yes, that includes pajamas).


    Promising review: "I love love LOVE this necklace! It's perfect for my loose sweaters/tunics and skinny jeans for the fall. The chain seems a bit delicate, but has held up this far. I ordered the white gold filled and it came with a gold filled as well. For the price I paid, I could not be more satisfied." —Arin

    Get it from Amazon for $7.77 (also available in silver).

    17. A chiffon shift dress with crocheted sleeves so you can be a little boho any day of the week. Throw this frock on, tousle your hair, and voila! You're an influencer.

    Promising review: "Love this dress! I bought it in red and black because I loved it so much! Easy to dress up or throw on and go. I wore it to an engagement party, a funeral, and a rehearsal dinner. It's cute with flats, booties, or heels. The sleeves are the perfect touch!" —Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 15 colors).

    18. A rose gold watch because it's about ~time~ you finally got one! I know, I know, you have a rose gold phone that also tells time, but is your phone a sophisticated accessory that *also* comes with a knotted gold bracelet? I don't think so!

    YES, this watch also comes with a lovely gold bangle. Your wrists are going to be so spoiled!

    Promising review: "This rose gold watch is beautiful and good quality. It looks like an expensive watch. The shine is bright, the color is rich, and the face is large enough to read easily. The bracelet adds that extra touch of feeling dressed up. Inside of the box was a set of instructions for how to set the watch, a set of instructions for how to adjust the band, a cleaning cloth, and even a small screwdriver. I am pleased with this watch set and think that it would also make a lovely gift for someone." —Dawnmarie

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in two colors).

    19. A tulle A-line skirt to bring out your inner ballerina. Totally normal to leap and twirl through the grocery store while wearing this beauty.,

    Promising review: "This skirt is amazing! It fits well and is beautifully put together. There are about five or six layers of tulle plus an attached slip, which keeps it from being see through. The elastic on the skirt was very comfortable and did not move all night. I did not have to adjust it once. I will buy this skirt again in other colors. The material did not itch. It came in a package folded very tight but fluffed up after a couple of days on the hanger. This is a great buy!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.79+ (available in sizes 0–26 and 29 colors).

    20. A snakeskin co-ord set, because you famously only live once, and it'd be a shame not to spend it in something as extra as this.


    Get it from Boohoo for $13 (originally $34, available in sizes 2–10).

    21. A ruffled polka-dot dress that'll be easy to throw on in a pinch when you need to look effortlessly cool ASAP.

    Promising review: "Obsessed with this dress! Purchased to wear for a wedding and got many compliments. Material is great and the fit was perfect. Color is a tad darker in person, but I expected it to be and it was exactly what I wanted! —Sabrina Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and ten colors).

    22. Super-flare jeans with lace-up detailing — if anyone had any doubts as to whether you were cool before, those doubts will be absolutely squandered after they see you rollin' around town in these bad boys.

    Free People

    I have these babies and am in LOVE with them! They fit my ~curves~ perfectly and the flare makes them feel wearable, yet fashion-forward.

    Get them from Free People for $98 (available in sizes 24–35 and six washes).

    23. A fuzzy shearling zip-up that is sure to be the coziest thing you own. Who knew your childhood teddy bear was such a style icon?


    Promising review: "This is such a great buy, and it's perfect for fall weather. It looks more expensive than it is, and it's well made. I've had mine about three weeks now, and it hasn't shed once on me. It's very trendy, and I highly recommend this jacket!" —jann25

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and five colors).

    24. A super chill maxi t-shirt dress WITH POCKETS! Is there anything better than a giant T-shirt with pockets? That was a rhetorical question, and the answer is a resounding NO.,

    Promising review: "I love this dress! It's ​a must have! Definitely a wash and go dress. You can dress it up with a wedge sandal and cute necklace or down with a pair of converse. I'll definitely be ordering more in different colors for my summer time anytime wardrobe!" —MarvelousMarvin

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 23 colors and patterns).

    25. A puff-sleeve mini dress to show off your shoulders like it's 1985. Love a puff sleeve — literally just tuck two little balloons into any sleeve and I instantly feel like the queen of the world.


    Get it from Boohoo for $11 (originally $29, available in sizes 2–10 and three colors).

    26. A printed pleated skirt that will flamin*go* with more tops than you think! This skirt comes in 45 funky patterns, so there's definitely an option for you and your own unique style.

    Promising review: "I purchased the NYC pattern skirt as well as the pink rose pattern, and they both look exactly as pictured. I was actually surprised at how vivid and saturated the colors were when I opened the package! Very nicely sewn and quality material — I genuinely believe these will last a long time, which is important to me. I have already worn the rose print skirt about two times now, and have received a lot of compliments on it. I 100% recommend these to gals who love the retro and pin up looks! These will be a staple for your closet!" —Emily S.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXXL and 45 colors and patterns).

    27. Ruffled, low-heeled booties sure to give you a ~frill~ every time you slip them on... which, let's be real, will basically be every day.

    Promising review: "I have struggled finding black booties that don't look, well, ugly. These are adorable. They're true to size and only rubbed the back of my ankle the first time I wore them. I just spent a few minutes 'folding' the back of the bootie back a little and haven't had a problem since. I went out and bought black no-show socks — the ones that are really low — that way you maintain the look of the bootie! They are cute and comfortable. Thinking about buying the other color." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $23.98+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 24 colors and styles).

    28. High-waisted velvet leggings, because your legs deserve to be draped in luxury. Your dull errands just got a serious upgrade.


    Promising review: "I got these in the smooth black color and they are gorgeous. In low light, these just look like really dark, inky black leggings, but when the light hits them they look like luxurious velvet. I haven't worn them on a night out yet, so I'm not sure whether they'll stretch out, etc., but they are beautiful so far. They're not scratchy or anything, but they do feel thin (basically what you'd expect for the price), though I don't think they'll be see-through. However, they look much better than I expected at this price point." —Katie

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–5XL and 21 colors).

    29. A sherpa-lined parka with a slightly oversized fit to keep you warm and looking fly at the same time — a friend, indeed. My coworkers will absolutely not stop raving about this coat, and they are professional shoppers, listen to them.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / Via BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "SO WARM. So stylish! I am so in love with this coat. It seems very well put together and heavy and sturdy. I am usually a size L/XL in everything and the large fits perfectly with the zippers up on the sides. It gets a bit narrow around the hips but it's adjustable so it's fine! Absolutely love this coat." —Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99+ (available in sizes XXS–5X and six colors).

    30. An agate stone pendant so you can give your friends the satisfaction of telling you that your new necklace *rocks*. Puns truly make the world go round.


    Promising review: "This is a very nice piece and it even comes in a pretty gift box. The gold plating looks great combined with the raw cut, natural stone, creating a piece that could be either dressy or casual. I wanted a natural agate stone necklace that looked both earthy and elegant and this fits the bill perfectly. The stone I got does look different from the one pictured, but it is very close in size, shape, and natural variation, with striations on the top and the crystal on the end. Overall, I am very pleased with the purchase." —PS

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in four styles).

    31. A belted faux-leather jacket, because The Matrix is a great movie, and I think we should choose to celebrate it with our wardrobe. I'm sorry (not sorry) to say that late '90s Keanu is the only thing on my mood board.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $19 (originally $38, available in sizes S–L).

    32. A wool beret for giving your wardrobe a ~French twist~. Berets are painfully stylish, that's just a fact.,

    Promising review: "This beret is exactly what I was looking for! It is perfect for the winter months and is true to color. The wool is thick and well-made, and the hat stretches to fit a variety of head sizes. I have been wearing mine quite a lot now and always get compliments on it! The beret has also been holding up very well without any issues. It looks great styled with dresses and sweaters, as well as comfy and casual winter clothing. I highly recommend this beret to anyone looking to add something extra to their winter outfits!" —Rachael S

    Get it from Amazon for $9.74.

    33. A faux-leather jacket with belted detailing that...wait a you hear that? That's the sound of this jacket begging you to wear it every day.


    Promising review: "I could not be happier with this purchase. I am a medium, so I always buy one size bigger because I have found everything online and in the stores runs small. I am 5'1" and weigh 132 lbs. I have bigger then average shoulders and biceps because I'm muscular. I bought a large and it fits excellently. The sleeves are slightly long but without the zipper on the sleeve I can turn it under one fold, and it fits perfectly. I'm so happy with the red one I just received I jumped online and ordered another one in black!" —L A Occhiogrosso

    Get it from Amazon for $37.03+ (available in sizes S–XL and five colors).

    34. A long-sleeved boat-neck dress sure to ~rock the boat~ at the next cocktail party you attend. Sophisticated and lacy, this number will be your new go-to for fancier occasions all year long.,

    Promising review: "I bought this dress after I saw it on a friend of mine. I needed to get a dress for a holiday party, but I am five weeks postpartum and wasn't feeling good in anything I was trying on. I went ahead and bought this and just received it. It is the most comfortable dress I've ever owned and I feel so confident and pretty in it! Highly recommend this dress! Plus the color is stunning!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 15 colors).

    35. A sheer floral applique top that is speaking to your soul. I can see right through you...and I know that you're in love with this transparent, flowery top., Amazon

    Promising review: "This top is SO beautiful. There are some loose threads, but who cares? It's gorgeous. The black mesh material does have a little stretch, so it feels comfortable. If you want a little extra room, size up, but this fits perfectly. Exactly as pictured, colors are gorgeous. If you're thinking about it, just do it." —kristi gonzales

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 13 patterns).

    36. Wide-legged cropped pants because HOORAY! Roomy pants are in again. The permanent indents on the side of my skinny jean–wearing legs are rejoicing.


    Promising review: "I just want to say these pants are amazing and finally pants in full length! I love ankle pants but is nice to have my ankles covered in the cold weather. I love the color and the fit. They fit a bit larger but honestly I rather they fit with a bit of room than super tight. This is my third pair, so I will definitely get another. And the price is so worth it. I will say if you want them to fit just right get your regular size — if you want them a bit tighter, size down." —Marielos03

    Get them from Madewell for $95 (available in sizes 23–33, as well as petite sizes, and two colors).

    37. Tasseled teardrop earrings that will bring tears to the eyes of anyone who sees them. Look at that stone detail. Truly a *tier* above the rest.


    Promising review: "Extremely pleased! I was skeptical about ordering earrings on Amazon, but with free returns it was worth a shot. These were SO carefully packaged, which would be perfect for a gift. The color is spot on, size is generous, details are beautiful, and the quality rivals any of the popular boutique brands — and you cannot beat the price! So happy I took the chance!" —NCCHIS

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 31 colors).

    38. Everlane day heels so you can FINALLY wear a pair of heels all day without being in pain. People swear by the comfort and wearablility of these shoes, with their elastic backs, pull-tabs, walkable height, and wonderful color selection.


    Promising review: "I love these heels! I have both the black and red suede day heel. I was able to walk around our new park then to our shopping square for four hours with no pain. The elastic back didn't dig in my skin nor give me any sore on my ankles, which is a first for me! I have received so many compliments. The heel height adds that extra Parisian flair to any outfit. Since buying my two pairs, I have basically worn them every day! I will definitely buy more!" —tdvas

    Get them from Everlane for $145 (available in sizes 5–11 and 12 colors).

    39. A striped sweater which — much to the chagrin of your coworkers — gives you the perfect excuse to sing the "Striped Sweater" song from Spongebob all day long. And it's snuggly to boot?! Win-win.,

    Promising review: "This is an absolute adorable sweater! I love the combination of colors and the quality of the material is great. The fit is flattering and it runs true to size. Would highly recommend this sweater as a gift or an addition to your Fall/Winter wardrobe." —Amanda Greer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and six colors).

    40. A slitted maxi dress that looks fancy but is made of a soft fabric you'll be comfy in all night long — what a trickster!,

    Promising review: "Thrilled with this dress! I bought it last second to attend a fall mountain wedding, and it could not have been more perfect. The fabric is a wonderful weight that feels expensive, the dress is very well made, and the muted fall-orange color is just gorgeous. I received a ton of compliments, but more importantly this dress fit perfectly and I felt very confident and good in it! I will definitely consider this brand again for future purchases." —LeAnne

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in sizes S–4XL and eight colors).

    41. A big ol' pair of statement earrings that are both hearts *and* flowers, because More is always More, and that's the final word.

    Bauble Bar

    Get them from Bauble Bar for $44 (available in two colors).

    42. A V-back eyelash sweater that stuns from every angle — the little butterfly kisses all over your arms are just another perk.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59 (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors),

    43. A Susan Alexandra bag, because if your bag isn't going absolutely off, something is wrong. Life's too short not to carry the purse you dreamed about when you were 5 years old and never thought would exist irl.

    Get it from Nordstrom for $275 and do yourself a favor and at least admire the rest of Susan Alexandra's designs here.

    44. A cropped collared button-up to help you look effortlessly put together in no time flat. A fashion-forward minimalist look with minimal effort? I love living in the future.

    Frank and Oak

    Get it from Frank and Oak for $69.50 (available in sizes XS–XL and six colors).

    45. A belted jumpsuit for when you want to be the most fashionable person in the room. It's a big responsibility, so be sure to use it wisely.

    Promising review: "I just got it today and it looks and feels amazing. The material doesn't feel cheap at all. My family couldn't believe how pretty it is. Totally recommend this jumper." —Steph

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99 (available in sizes S–XL and four colors)

    46. A *literal* cheetah print jumpsuit for taking a little walk on the ~wild side~.


    Promising review: "I love love love this jumpsuit. It is very elegant yet comfortable. I always get compliments when I wear it." —Christina

    Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes XXS–4X).

    Me after writing this post:

    The CW

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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