These pieces are all you need to keep your weekend stylish and easy.
Navy stripes are the ultimate nautical-inspired detail on a cozy sweater.
J.Crew popover sweatshirt, $70; jcrew.com
Whether you pair it with slim jeans or with leggings, a chambray shirt is a casual-chic staple. Top it with a delicate necklace for the perfect menswear-goes-chic look.
Old Navy chambray shirt, $27; oldnavy.com
We know the camera adds ten pounds...and so can a parka. This puffer coat is warm and cozy, but doesn't hide your figure beneath layers of down.
The North Face coat, $249; macys.com
Spice up a jeans-and-tee routine with a cheerful patterned top. The henley is comfortable but the print is sophisticated, giving you the best of both worlds.
J. McLaughlin top, $135; jmclaughlin.com
There's nothing a great fur vest can't do: it looks as great layered over a long-sleeved tee as it does when peeking out from beneath a dark coat.
Kenneth Cole faux fur vest, $130; kennethcole.com
Nothing can beat the soft texture of corduroys in the winter. Just pair them with your coziest sweater for an ideal weekend outfit.
Boden skinny cords, $59; bodenusa.com
Forgo the classic button-up cardigan for an oversized, draped number in a punchy hue. It's as appropriate at brunch as it is for early-evening cocktails with your best friends.
Talbots cardigan, $129; talbots.com
With well-placed draping and trendy hemline, a striped skirt gets a fashionable makeover.
BCBGeneration, $98; bcbg.com
We dare you to find a woman who doesn't look good in a pair of bootcuts. Plus, the darker wash is extra slimming.
James Jeans bootcut jeans, $180; barneys.com
This style has more length in the back, making it ideal to pair with thick leggings, skinny jeans or even a skirt. Buy it for the versatility, wear it for the gorgeous dark blue shade.
Madewell tunic, $88; madewell.com
Bad weather is no excuse for clunky rubber soles. A wedge duck boot is the perfect blend of great form and equally great function.
L.L. Bean duck boot, $179; llbean.com
Brave the cold with a warm, peppy scarf. The cheerful stripes almost make twenty-below-zero temperatures seem bearable—the key word being almost.
Michael Kors scarf, $78; piperlime.com
Put some zest in your weekend uniform with a pair of spunky yellow flats. Wear them with everything.
APC ballet flats, $175; apc.fr
You'll never be unprepared with a sturdy carry-all like this. The pretty leather trim is just a bonus.
Ralph Lauren, $298; ralphlauren.com
Hailed as "the French girl's Converse," these sneakers are incredibly cute and comfortable. Need we say more?
Bensimon tennis shoes, $55; bensimonusa.com
Go hands-free with an elegant cross-body bag. We can't say no to a classic...or to that deep, nut-brown leather.
J. McLaughlin messenger bag, $235; jmclaughlin.com
Can you recite lines from Top Gun? Are you looking to boost your cool factor? Need to hide your puffy, post-margarita-night under-eye bags? If you've answered yes to any of these questions, these are for you.
Banana Republic sunglasses, $78; bananarepublic.com
A military-inspired watch is an unexpected touch of menswear that we can't resist.
Timex watch, $50; piperlime.com
Don't be afraid—pair these with skinny jeans and a knit sweater for a subtly androgynous look.
Clarks boots, $100; zappos.com
If you're heading out-of-town for the weekend, an suede, oxblood-colored weekend bag fits everything you need and keeps your style quotient high.
Cole Haan weekender, $498; endless.com
Don't let your hair fall flat just because you've clocked out: check out our 10 Easy Weekend Hairstyles.
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