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Cozy marries chic: a field guide to prep

  No fashion clique combines impeccably-styled sophistication with all things cozy like preppy does. Which, hello, makes it the ideal style to try in a fresh and freezing New Year. Think Clueless, Emma Watson, Gossip Girl, and whichever other preppy queen captures your inspiration. Dig out your cable knits, visit a yacht (lol, no) and open your notebook: class is now in session. Well Plaid Plaid is the essential …

Trendsetter: 4 ways to embrace velvet

One of those trends that keeps on coming back for more, it’s even got a dessert version, and who’s surprised? Velvet instantly says luxury, thanks to its soft, strokable texture, charmingly impractical nature, and that sheen that doesn’t quite happen on any other fabric. Here’s how to get a li’l of that for you. ‘90s mixtape If you had a favorite Spice Girl, know all …