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47 Things To Add To Your Wardrobe If You Only Wear Black

Black is the new black.

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1. A knit that's business in the front and a lace-up party in the back.

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Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (five colors, o/s).

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2. A leather jacket to channel your inner badass. Tell me about it, stud.

Promising Review: "I LOVE this jacket!! I've had trouble with leather jackets in the past (most of them are too tight in the arms or shoulders for me, or too loose in the body, etc.), but this one is perfect! It has just enough stretch to be super comfortable, and it looks great! Worth every penny!!" —Moly7040Get it from Nordstrom for $498 (two colors, 2XS–XL).
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Promising Review: "I LOVE this jacket!! I've had trouble with leather jackets in the past (most of them are too tight in the arms or shoulders for me, or too loose in the body, etc.), but this one is perfect! It has just enough stretch to be super comfortable, and it looks great! Worth every penny!!" —Moly7040

Get it from Nordstrom for $498 (two colors, 2XS–XL).

3. A pair of jeans with rips on the knees to show off your cool (without trying to look too cool) side.

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Get them from Forever 21 for $35 (sizes 1–15 or XL–3XL).

4. A winter jacket to treat yourself to right now. Is it pricey? Yes. Is it worth every penny as it keeps you safe from the most chilling of Mother Nature's lowest temperatures? Absolutely.

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Promising Review: "This coat is worth the money. I was looking for the warmest coat I could find to use while walking my dog and during cold weather tailgating. I am always freezing, and this coat keeps me warm!! It is long, and I love that." —MsRene

Get it from Nordstrom for $995 (five colors, sizes XS–L).

5. An open-back top for those who agree a lil' skin showing neva killed nobody.

Get it from Francesca's for $34 (sizes XS–L).
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Get it from Francesca's for $34 (sizes XS–L).

6. A distressed cable knit sweater for a rebellious take on a classic.

Promising Review: "If you are looking for a super oversized, comfy sweater, this is perfect for you. Very soft and well-made. Worth the splurge in my opinion. Some could probably wear this is a dress, but I tuck the front into my jeans and wear a belt, and it looks super cute." —lem5043Get it from Free People for $168 (four colors, sizes XS–L).
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Promising Review: "If you are looking for a super oversized, comfy sweater, this is perfect for you. Very soft and well-made. Worth the splurge in my opinion. Some could probably wear this is a dress, but I tuck the front into my jeans and wear a belt, and it looks super cute." —lem5043

Get it from Free People for $168 (four colors, sizes XS–L).

7. A bomber jacket to pair with any outfit you choose in your pursuit of creating a more sleek and sassy style.

Promising Review: "Fits like a glove. I have broad shoulders and normally order a larger size so I can fit. I didn't have to with this. It was made for beautiful people like me!" —KlaudioKaylynnGet it from Torrid for $48.67 (originally $64.90, sizes 00–6).
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Promising Review: "Fits like a glove. I have broad shoulders and normally order a larger size so I can fit. I didn't have to with this. It was made for beautiful people like me!" —KlaudioKaylynn

Get it from Torrid for $48.67 (originally $64.90, sizes 00–6).

8. A zipper-back top so you can make the choice of how little or how much back baby's got.

Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (four colors, sizes S–XL).
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Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (four colors, sizes S–XL).

9. A velvet dress for anyone who, like me, is completely and utterly obsessed with the velvet trend and feels compelled to buy all things velv.

BTW, can we make "velv" the official nickname for velvet?Promising Review: "When I buy cheap clothes from Amazon I usually end up sending 50% back, or even more. The quality is often not as anticipated. But this dress? I love. It's so cute and comfortable, and you can dress it up or down. The sleeves are slightly tight, but because they material is stretchy, it's not a problem." —EllenGet it from Amazon for $13.21+ (four colors, sizes S–XL).
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BTW, can we make "velv" the official nickname for velvet?

Promising Review: "When I buy cheap clothes from Amazon I usually end up sending 50% back, or even more. The quality is often not as anticipated. But this dress? I love. It's so cute and comfortable, and you can dress it up or down. The sleeves are slightly tight, but because they material is stretchy, it's not a problem." —Ellen

Get it from Amazon for $13.21+ (four colors, sizes S–XL).

10. A tunic featuring some pretty lace detailing at the bottom for a comfy and adorable style.

Promising Review: "This shirt is even cuter in person than it is in the pictures. It hangs just right, so that it's nice and loose, yet you still have a waist and do not look shapeless. The material is really great quality, super soft, thick, and comfortable. The lace is a beautiful touch on the bottom and looks really nice." —kenziedGet it from Amazon for $13.99+ (eight colors, sizes S–3XL).
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Promising Review: "This shirt is even cuter in person than it is in the pictures. It hangs just right, so that it's nice and loose, yet you still have a waist and do not look shapeless. The material is really great quality, super soft, thick, and comfortable. The lace is a beautiful touch on the bottom and looks really nice." —kenzied

Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (eight colors, sizes S–3XL).

11. A sheer dress that'll make you feel magical through all the seasons. Seriously, you can wear this whenever.

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Get it from Asos for $60 (petite sizes 0–12, regular sizes 0–14, or plus sizes 12–24).

12. A faux-fur sweater dress for the ultimate winter time outfit.

Get it from Boohoo for $23 (originally $38, three colors, sizes S–L).
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Get it from Boohoo for $23 (originally $38, three colors, sizes S–L).

13. A scoop T-shirt you will definitely get a ton of use out of. Is there anything you can't pair this top with?

Get it from Nasty Gal for $16 (originally $24, three colors, sizes S/M–M/L).
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Get it from Nasty Gal for $16 (originally $24, three colors, sizes S/M–M/L).

14. A hoodie that'll make you appear more put together than a plain ol' pullover would make you look, but won't compromise your comfort.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (seven colors, sizes S–2XL).
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Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (seven colors, sizes S–2XL).

15. A sweater with ruffled sleeves you should definitely add to your jumper collection immediately.

Promising Review: "I never thought I would love a sweater that I bought at Target, but I honestly LOVE this. It is so soft, and a nice, medium weight. For the price, this is just too good to pass up." —FarmingInHeelsGet it from Target for $17.49 (two colors, sizes XS–2XL).
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Promising Review: "I never thought I would love a sweater that I bought at Target, but I honestly LOVE this. It is so soft, and a nice, medium weight. For the price, this is just too good to pass up." —FarmingInHeels

Get it from Target for $17.49 (two colors, sizes XS–2XL).

16. A dress for looking like the cutest human being alive.

Get it from Francesca's for $48 (sizes XS–L).
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Get it from Francesca's for $48 (sizes XS–L).

17. A pair of skinny jeans to buy right now, because one, they're really fucking cheap, and two, you can always use more basic jeans.

Get them from H&M for $9.99 (four washes, sizes 24–36).
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Get them from H&M for $9.99 (four washes, sizes 24–36).

18. A basic long sleeve top to keep on-hand whenever you're getting dressed and thinking, "Dang, I could really use a simple, black long sleeve."

Promising Review: "SO comfortable, and just lovely to wear with leggings. I didn't feel like I was wearing a tent, and my rear was still covered while wearing it. Win, win! It said to hand wash but I don't have time for that, so I put it in a lingerie bag and washed it in cold water in the bag. Hung it to dry and it's perfect!" —J. T. ThomasGet it from Amazon for $16.99 (29 colors, sizes S–3XL).
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Promising Review: "SO comfortable, and just lovely to wear with leggings. I didn't feel like I was wearing a tent, and my rear was still covered while wearing it. Win, win! It said to hand wash but I don't have time for that, so I put it in a lingerie bag and washed it in cold water in the bag. Hung it to dry and it's perfect!" —J. T. Thomas

Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (29 colors, sizes S–3XL).

19. A velvet maxi dress with a v-neck AND a slit! You might as well call People Magazine now, because you're winning sexiest person of the year.

Get it from Tobi for $31 with promo code FRISKY (originally $78, three colors, sizes XS–L).
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Get it from Tobi for $31 with promo code FRISKY (originally $78, three colors, sizes XS–L).

20. A fuzzy jumper that'll become your new BFF. This thing is so fluffy, you'll wanna die.

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Get it from Forever 21 for $15 (three colors, sizes S–L), or $17 (two colors, sizes XL–3XL).

21. A denim skirt cool enough to pair with a rad graphic tee and dainty enough to wear with a nice blouse.

Get it from TopShop for $58 (sizes 0–14).
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Get it from TopShop for $58 (sizes 0–14).

22. A pair of cool AF booties that'll definitely make you the shiniest of all the stars.

Get them from Amazon for $66.66+ (two colors, sizes 6.5–10).
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Get them from Amazon for $66.66+ (two colors, sizes 6.5–10).

23. An off-the-shoulder top with a choker to give you two great trendy looks at one amazing price. What a steal, man.

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Get it from Asos for $13 (originally $26, sizes 0–8) or $20.50 (originally $26, sizes 12–24).

24. A cashmere blouse with ruffled cold-shoulders to rock with jeans as an everyday look, with a skirt at the office, or nice pants at a dinner party.

Get it from Amazon for $79 (three colors, sizes XS—XL).
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Get it from Amazon for $79 (three colors, sizes XS—XL).

25. A thermal for staying extra warm in the cold months.

Get it from Free People for $68 (eight colors, sizes XS–XL).
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Get it from Free People for $68 (eight colors, sizes XS–XL).

26. An overall skirt dress that'll literally make you look like a fashion blogger. I mean, look at it!

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (sizes XS–XL).
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (sizes XS–XL).

27. A track jacket so you can keep on rocking your fave color when you're working out.

Get it from Amazon for $25.26 (two colors, sizes M–XL).
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Get it from Amazon for $25.26 (two colors, sizes M–XL).

28. A blouse to help you feel like the dazzling mama-to-be we know you already are.

Get it from TopShop for $50 (sizes 4–12).
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Get it from TopShop for $50 (sizes 4–12).

29. An off-the-shoulder top featuring lace bell sleeves for an easy, yet extremely elegant, look.

Get it from Walmart for $6 (originally $11.88, four colors, sizes S–XL).
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Get it from Walmart for $6 (originally $11.88, four colors, sizes S–XL).

30. A purr-seto show people you ain't kitten about how fashionable you are.

Promising Review: "Love this bag! Very cute! It fits my wallet, phone, and sunglasses with room to spare." —Lauren A.Get it from ModCloth for $39.
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Promising Review: "Love this bag! Very cute! It fits my wallet, phone, and sunglasses with room to spare." —Lauren A.

Get it from ModCloth for $39.

31. A beanie for helping your head stay warm while looking hella trendy.

Promising Review: "What a great beanie! This fit as expected. It's thick and keeps my head warm on cold days. It's the same as other high-quality brands that are much more expensive." —BettyGet it from Amazon for $8.95 (nine colors).
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Promising Review: "What a great beanie! This fit as expected. It's thick and keeps my head warm on cold days. It's the same as other high-quality brands that are much more expensive." —Betty

Get it from Amazon for $8.95 (nine colors).

32. A sparkly velvet dress to twirl around and feel like a princess in.

Get it from ModCloth for $69 (sizes 2XS–4XL).
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Get it from ModCloth for $69 (sizes 2XS–4XL).

33. A jumpsuit that'll make you the life of the party, after all, it don't start until you walk in wearing this baby.

Get it from Boohoo for $23 (originally $38, sizes S–L).
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Get it from Boohoo for $23 (originally $38, sizes S–L).

34. A top featuring a pretty chest detail. It'll look great with a pair of jeans or leggings.

Get it from Torrid for $33.67 (sizes 00-6).
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Get it from Torrid for $33.67 (sizes 00-6).

35. An oversized sweater to lounge around the house in (or strut in public with, making everyone else jealous).

Promising Review: "I love this sweater!!! It fits great. It's loose and super comfortable! Great with leggings or jeans." —ShanaGet it from Amazon for $22.99+ (seven colors, sizes S–2XL).
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Promising Review: "I love this sweater!!! It fits great. It's loose and super comfortable! Great with leggings or jeans." —Shana

Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (seven colors, sizes S–2XL).

36. A distressed denim jacket you'll fight the urge to resist wearing every day, but don't, wear it as often as you'd like.

Get it from Tobi for $39 with code FRISKY (originally $98, sizes XS–L).
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Get it from Tobi for $39 with code FRISKY (originally $98, sizes XS–L).

37. A lace ensemble for strolling into a fancy party and showing the guests who they should really be celebrating, damnit.

Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (nine colors, sizes S–3XL).
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Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (nine colors, sizes S–3XL).

38. A sparkly skirt for owning the shit out of being the most glamorous person in the room.

Get it from Anthropologie for $158 (sizes XS–XL).
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Get it from Anthropologie for $158 (sizes XS–XL).

39. A turtleneck sweater to keep your body (and neck) warm and *you* extra stylish. Win, win.

Promising Review: "After recently moving to a colder climate, I had to revamp my sweater collection. This is my new favorite sweater. It’s soft, warm, and comfortable. I have worn it twice after receiving it, and I have gotten many compliments!" —Savvy002Get it from Nordstrom for $59 (five colors, sizes XS–XL).
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Promising Review: "After recently moving to a colder climate, I had to revamp my sweater collection. This is my new favorite sweater. It’s soft, warm, and comfortable. I have worn it twice after receiving it, and I have gotten many compliments!" —Savvy002

Get it from Nordstrom for $59 (five colors, sizes XS–XL).

40. A reversible coat that'll feel so cozy, you might never take it off. Just a warning.

Promising Review: "I never write reviews, but this coat deserves it. I am someone who does not do well in the cold at all, and this coat makes me feel like a superhero in the freezing temps. I 100% imagine this coat is what a hug from a polar bear would be like, and it isn't suffocating at all. If I had all the money in the world, I would make sure everyone on this planet had one. Everyone deserves this." —nataliejoy23Get it from Urban Outfitters for $89 (two colors, sizes XS/S–M/L).
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Promising Review: "I never write reviews, but this coat deserves it. I am someone who does not do well in the cold at all, and this coat makes me feel like a superhero in the freezing temps. I 100% imagine this coat is what a hug from a polar bear would be like, and it isn't suffocating at all. If I had all the money in the world, I would make sure everyone on this planet had one. Everyone deserves this." —nataliejoy23

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $89 (two colors, sizes XS/S–M/L).

41. A top for anyone who prefers having cool cut-outs instead of tricks up their sleeves.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (16 colors, sizes XS–3XL).
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Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (16 colors, sizes XS–3XL).

42. A turtle neck knit to pair with all the high-waist bottoms you own (or are longing to buy).

Get it from Nasty Gal for $21 (originally $30, two colors, o/s).
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Get it from Nasty Gal for $21 (originally $30, two colors, o/s).

43. A tunic that'll look good with pretty much everything you own. Bonus: the ruffled sleeve ends give it a bit of a fun flair.

Promising Review: "You know that feeling when you put something on and it makes you feel good??? It’s what I call 'singing' to me, and this does it! Beautiful color, good fit, and flattering! Received tons of compliments! Want more colors!!!" —Jennelle Tranter DohanGet it from Amazon for $25+ (four colors, sizes XS–XL).
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Promising Review: "You know that feeling when you put something on and it makes you feel good??? It’s what I call 'singing' to me, and this does it! Beautiful color, good fit, and flattering! Received tons of compliments! Want more colors!!!" —Jennelle Tranter Dohan

Get it from Amazon for $25+ (four colors, sizes XS–XL).

44. A fringe shirt. It'll make you the trendiest person ever, without having to spend hours trying on all of the clothes in your closet in the morning.

Get it from Anthropologie for $398 (sizes XS–L).
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Get it from Anthropologie for $398 (sizes XS–L).

45. A button-up cardigan to wear as a sweater with a tank underneath, or you can just throw it on with your outfit when you get chilly.

Promising Review: "Just what I was looking for. Lightweight, cashmere sweater with buttons, pockets, and long enough to cover the hips. The sleeves are long, but easy to roll up." —astraycatGet it from Amazon for $99 (seven colors, sizes XS–XL).
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Promising Review: "Just what I was looking for. Lightweight, cashmere sweater with buttons, pockets, and long enough to cover the hips. The sleeves are long, but easy to roll up." —astraycat

Get it from Amazon for $99 (seven colors, sizes XS–XL).

46. A flannel you can easily throw on any time of the year as a relaxed, but cute style.

Promising Review: "First of all, I am not a flannel shirt girl, but tried this on and it was soooo soft that I had to get it. I’ve since purchased four of these in various styles, and they have become my fave shirt." —Erin HGet it from Target for $19.99 (six colors, sizes XS–2XL).
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Promising Review: "First of all, I am not a flannel shirt girl, but tried this on and it was soooo soft that I had to get it. I’ve since purchased four of these in various styles, and they have become my fave shirt." —Erin H

Get it from Target for $19.99 (six colors, sizes XS–2XL).

47. A dress to take a little bit of weight off your shoulders. Get it? Because it's a cold-shoulder?

Get it from Amazon for $48.16+ (four colors, sizes XS–XL).
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Get it from Amazon for $48.16+ (four colors, sizes XS–XL).

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