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The new It item looks upscale but is totally accessible. Faux fur is almost as warm and light as the real thing, and it makes everything in your outfit a little more luxe. Layer under a coat to get a nonbulky boost of warmth or throw it on with jeans to add instant polish like Elle MacPherson.
Cotton and faux fur vest, Rebecca Taylor, $395; at shopbop.com.