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January 24, 2014

See us on this morning's "Shop Like an InStyle Editor" segment on the Today show, three InStyle editors revealed how to work this season's latest trends, piecing together three full looks that all ring in under $100. Isabel Gonazelz-Whitaker (Fashion Features Editor) tackled varsity prep, schooling us on ways to give the traditional sporty look a modern spin, namely off-setting the tomboy-ish vibe with polished pieces, like a smart pencil or a button-down. Looking for a more preppy aesthetic? She suggested pairing a varsity jacket with skinny cords in jeweled tones.

For those who are midriff-shy, Kahlana Barfield (Beauty Director) let us in on her crop top secret: Layering a cropped sweater over a LBD is a way to try the trend without risking skin exposure—plus, added layers are perfect for the winter. Amy Synnott (Executive Editor) shared pointers on how to pull off head-to-toe winter white, like choosing warm tones (think: ivory and cream) and textured pieces. Shop their budget-friendly picks for instant on-trend ensembles.

Isabel Gonzalez-Whitaker's Picks (Varsity Prep)Forever 21 varsity jacket, $32.80; forever21.comOld Navy button-down, $24.94; oldnavy.comLC Lauren Conrad skinny cords, $32.40; kohls.com

Kahlana Barfield's Picks (Crop Top)Forever 21 cropped sweater, $19.80; forever21.comZara little black dress, $39.99; zara.comLaila Rowe earrings, $10; at Laila Rowe

Amy Synnott's Picks (Winter White)H&M knit turtleneck sweater, $15; hm.comZara skirt, $49.99; zara.com

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