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    44 Things To Help You Slay In 2019

    Start thanking your old wardrobe for its service before letting it go — you've got some new clothes on the way!

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    1. 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.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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–4XL and six colors).

    2. 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.

    Amazon

    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 $31.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and three colors).

    3. A distressed denim jacket in a dusty rose shade so you can finally incorporate ~millennial pink~ into all of your outfits. The distressed finish and oversized fit are the perfect counterpoint to the delicate color, because life is all about balance!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "LOVE this distressed denim jacket. It has an oversized fit, which is great for layering in the cooler months as well. The color and distressing is exactly as pictured. For an oversized fit, I sized up for the longer sleeve length, but definitely could have gone with my typical sizing." —Stephanie Ryan

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 10 colors and washes).

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

    Amazon

    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 $8.49+ (available in four colors).

    5. 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.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This denim shirt fit my short frame very well. The sleeves were slightly long but the shirt itself comes well below the hip. I have washed this shirt three times now and it has washed well and the color is true. I bought two more of these because I liked it so much." —Janet Robertson

    Get it from Amazon for $20.88+ (available in sizes 1X–4X and two washes).

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

    amazon.com

    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 nine colors).

    7. 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.

    Amazon

    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 $16.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and 15 colors).

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

    Amazon

    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 $11.89 (available in eight patterns).

    9. A colorblock 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.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I usually don't wear such bright colors but I absolutely fell in love this sweater. The first time I wore it I received so many compliments I wanted to go back and order a second one in another color. This sweater fits well and is great for the fall through winter season." —SJ

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 19 colors and patterns).

    10. 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.

    Amazon

    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 1X–4X and three colors).

    11. A delicate pair of '90s-inspired sunglasses because wazzzuuuup is that '90s fashion is still trending! Make like Cher Horowitz and finally grab a pair.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These were so cool and cute, and they fit perfectly!! Definitely swaggy as hell! I loved them, and they stayed on perfectly the whole night. They’re meant to be worn a little low so they don’t completely cover your eyes." —Deborah Bordonaro

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99 (available in nine colors).

    12. A corduroy pinafore dress that you can wear 365 days a year with the help of either a turtleneck and tights *or* a classic pair of white tennis shoes. Should you? Probably not. But could you? Absolutely.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $35.40 (originally $59, available in sizes XS–M and plus-sizes 2X–4X).

    13. 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.

    Amazon

    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 $26.59 (available in two colors).

    14. A colorful striped satin shirtdress with a tie belt and side slits to make it fitted yet comfortable. "Fitted yet comfortable" is the highest compliment you can pay to any garment, imho.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $32.98 (originally $55, available in sizes S–L).

    15. 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).

    Amazon

    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 $7.88 (also available in silver).

    16. 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.

    amazon.com

    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 $24.99 (available in sizes S–2XL and nine colors).

    17. 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!

    amazon.com

    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 five colors).

    18. A mesh-sleeved top whose scrunched wrist detail and layerable silhouette must have been designed by a ~sheer~` genius.

    Free People

    Promising review: "Lightweight and true to size! The sheer arms are great, and I love the scrunchy long sleeves. Fits flatteringly snug without being constricting, and it's fantastic for layering." —akire32

    Get it from Free People for $48 (available in 12 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.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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 $18.13+ (available in sizes 2–26 and 37 colors).

    20. Black 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).

    21. 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?

    Amazon, amazon.com

    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 $29.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and five colors).

    22. A chic bamboo bag for adding some serious Vacation Energy to your purse collection. Your wallet will thank you as it sits under an umbrella drinking a Mai Tai.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Lovely bag! I've been seeing this bag all over social media and finally decided to get one. I'm so happy with my purchase. It's a gorgeous color and size. The quality is stunning and seems sturdy for many uses in the future. The slits in the bag are also close together so you won't have to worry about items falling out. This bag literally looks good with everything. A dress, jeans, causal and dressed up. Definitely a staple for the summer. I give this bag a 10/10! If you're procrastinating, don't." —Kayla B

    Get it from Amazon for $22.96+ (available in two sizes).

    23. 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.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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 $23.80 (available in sizes XS–2XL and 21 colors).

    24. A printed pleated skirt that will flamin*go* with more tops than you think! This skirt comes in 39 funky patterns, so there's definitely an option for you and your own unique style.

    amazon.com

    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 $15.88+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 39 colors and patterns).

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

    Amazon, amazon.com

    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 $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–5XL and 21 colors).

    26. A bell-sleeved sweater perfect for *ringing* in what's sure to be your most fashionable year yet.

    Ashley Stewart

    Get it from Ashley Stewart for $27.65 (originally $39.50, available in sizes 12–26 and three colors).

    27. 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.

    Amazon

    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 $12.99 (available in four styles).

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

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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 $9.95.

    29. An embroidered, button-up shirt dress with rockabilly flair and adorable heart-shaped buttons to give you the ~aesthetic~ of traditional swallow tattoos without the ~lifelong commitment~ of traditional swallow tattoos.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $79 (available in UK sizes 8–22).

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

    Amazon

    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 $34.92+ (available in sizes S–XL and four colors).

    31. 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).

    32. 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.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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 $36.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 27 colors).

    33. A faux-leather pencil skirt for showing everyone at work WHO'S BOSS, everyone at the club WHO'S BOSS, everyone in the world WHO'S BOSS! (It's you, you're the boss).

    Eloquii

    Promising review: "The quality of this faux leather skirt mirrors that of a real leather skirt. I own it in black and received a ton of compliments!! This will definitely be my go-to this winter for the office and date night." —Alnisa1999

    Get it from Eloquii for $89 (available in sizes 14–28 and three colors).

    34. A silky scarf you'll want to wear around your neck, purse, ponytail, and whatever else for a look that is 1000 times more chic.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These scarves are truly lovely! The colors are true to the image and the hem stitching is excellent. I ordered about five of them as they seemed to be such a good price for silk scarves. I am very happy! Perfect size for that chic French look to perk up any top!" —SAS

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 45 patterns).

    35. A trendy pair of bike shorts so you can give this current look a try. Add a crop top, oversized denim jacket, and some kicks to the mix and get ready to pose for the most-liked Instagram post of your life.

    Boohoo

    Get them from Boohoo for $5 (originally $10, available in sizes 0–14).

    36. 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.com, 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 $12.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and 10 patterns).

    37. 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.

    Madewell

    Promising review: "If you are on the fence about these pants, BUY THEM! The quality of fabric is unmatched. They are a thick enough material to hold shape but not too stiff to be uncomfortable. They are a very flattering fit, especially the height of the front-rise. The dusty burgundy is a beautiful fall color. I've already worn these three times, and each time I have many people ask where I got them. Love these!" —Gabi

    Get them from Madewell for $88 (available in sizes 23–37 and seven colors).

    38. 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.

    Amazon

    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 27 colors).

    39. A flouncy jumper to serve some serious back-to-school realness. Red rover, red rover, send this outfit right over!

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $59 (available in sizes XXS–4XL and seven colors).

    40. Oversized cat-eye sunglasses that are giving me some serious Brigitte Bardot vibes. You can definitely fall asleep while wearing them and nobody will be the wiser.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $25 (available in three colors).

    41. An artistic graphic tee for when you need to put together a polished-yet-casual look ASAP. It's so cute, you'll want to give it a smooch.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $8 (available in sizes small and medium).

    42. 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.

    Everlane

    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 $150 (available in sizes 5–11 and 12 colors).

    43. A shimmery culotte set to make picking out a fabulous matching outfit a one-second task. These pieces also work amazingly as separates and can add a little (or a lot of) glitter to your closet.

    Torrid

    Get it from Torrid for $30.99 (originally $88.90, available in sizes 2XL–6XL).

    44. A modern handbag with a snap closure designed by someone who took Beyoncé's advice. They liked it. So they put a ring on it.

    Anthropologie

    Get it from Anthropologie for $48 (available in five colors).

    Me after writing this post:

    The CW

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

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