So You Have a Boring Coat: 10 Ways to Dress Around It

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And so it goes: Winter will swallow us up for another two months at least, especially for those still in the path of the polar vortex. Instead of cursing the heavens, or the wind chill, try a few quick (and affordable) wardrobe fixes to update the simple black coat that you've been languishing in since October. Try adding shape by wearing a contrasting belt, or throw on a shearling collar or hood for added protection and texture. And you can't go wrong with a good pair of long, cashmere gloves, or a color-blocked bag that will brighten your look now as much as it will this spring. Click on to see the many ways to update your winter look. 

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