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Leather, leather, leather! This luxe trend is everywhere, but what is the most stylish and original way to wear it? Fashion bloggers and power Poshers - Tracy of The Right Shoes Blog and Jackie of Living After Midnite - answers all our questions about this popular trend for winter (and every other season).

If you can’t get enough of these leather ladies’ style tips, check out their host picks tonight at our Downtown Chic Posh Party!

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1. What 3 closet staples are must-haves for a city gal?
Chic flats, a nice leather bag and an assortment of jackets and coats!

2. How can you wear leather in a flirty and feminine way?
I like wearing leather accents and featuring only one leather piece in an outfit. Keep it simple and dress it up with some pearls or a pop of color.

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3. Leather leggings or moto jacket and why?
Moto jacket for sure - you can wear it all year long (leather leggings don’t get along with summer too well)!

Check out Tracy’s wish list leather items on Poshmark:
Leather vest: $16 / Leather skirt: $25 Retail $125 / Leather boots: $200 Retail $350

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1. How would you describe your personal style?
I’ve had this question come up MULTIPLE times, and I never quite know how to answer it. The only word that seems to describe it is eclectic - “deriving ideas, style or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.” I’m attracted to SO many different stylesm and I try to incorporate them all into my looks and making them my own. I love pulling from different ideas, adding unexpected touches, and I’m never afraid to try new trends. So I think the only way to describe my personal style is eclectic and ever-changing!

2. If you could shop any celebrities closet who would it be and why?
That’s SUCH a hard question, but it would have to be Olivia Palermo! Everything (and I mean everything) she wears is just perfect! Also, I’ve been obsessing over everything Jessica Alba wears lately! Her street style is just awesome!

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3. What is the a creative way to wear leather without resorting to a moto jacket?
I’m ALL about leather boots! Whether they’re ankle booties, knee highs, over the knee, flat, heeled, whatever they are - boots are instant outfit makers!

Check out Jackie’s wish list leather items on Poshmark:
Helmut Lang Gala Sheath Dress: $229 Retail $495 / YSL Tribute Platform Sandals: $299 Retail $895 / Alexander Wang Rocco Satchel Bag: $500 Retail $850

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Whatever the weather (Polar Vortex or not), these fashion and beauty bloggers - Jen of House of Jeffers and Suma of The Fashion Beauty Junkie - know how to make their personal style shine through. For this week’s Trending, find out what accessories these winter-nistas must have and how they prevent their personal style from hibernating this season.
If you can’t get enough of their style and sass, check out their curated picks as they host tonight’s Indie & Rocker Chic Posh Party!
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How do you stay true to your personal style while dressing for the winter? 
The cold can definitely put a damper on my style sometimes. I love to wear dresses and skirts, but when it’s 4 degrees outside, I have to make practical style decisions. No matter what time of year it is, I always like to maintain a mixture of super feminine pieces with a little rock n’ roll edge. I love the mixture of hard and soft when it comes to pairing prints and pieces, and I opt to wear a lot of wedges, printed/colored denim, and of course, sweaters. Color is key in the winter - the weather can be awfully dreary at times.
What winter accessory can’t you live without and why?
I need to have leather - a coat, pants, shoes. My favorite purchase this year has been this leather and wool jacket I bought at Forever 21. It has a motorcycle element to it, but the wool makes it a true winter coat. 
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What’s the most important thing you look for when shopping for a coat?
When shopping for the perfect winter outerwear, I want a coat that not only keeps me warm, but to stand alone outside of what I’m wearing underneath. I know I’ve found the right one when I try it on and feel like I can wear it with a pair of jeans… and feel dressed up. I’m drawn to coats that have a formal wear aspect to them, especially the hardware (like double breasted coats).
Who is your cold weather style inspiration?
Without a doubt, Alexa Chung is my favorite fashion muse - any season. She has a way of conveying her personality with fashion that is just… inspiring. Besides, she’s British… Can you blame me for admiring a well-dressed Brit?
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What is your take on wearing heels in the winter? Yay or nay - and also, why?

Heels during the winter are a total YAY! I think heels are perfect for any season to be truly honest. It can dress up any outfit and put a feminine touch to your look.
Does your personal style change from season to season? If so, how?
I stay pretty consistent with my personal style. I love the cold weather months more than the sunnier seasons because it allows me to layer, layer, layer! 
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What winter accessory can’t you live without?

I can’t live without my scarfs, hats and gloves. Being that I am from NYC, it gets pretty cold - sometimes people don’t get to see what I’m actually wearing so I dress up my coat with fun hats, scarfs and funky gloves! 
What are your top three blizzard-proof beauty products you can’t live without?
It’s so hard to pick only three, but I can’t live without:
- L’oreal Voluminous Mascara (Even when I’m not wearing makeup, I always have mascara on)
- Boscia Daily Hydration Moisturizer (You should ALWAYS moisturize your skin, especially during the winter)
- Tinted Lipgloss (To add color to my lips) 

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It’s a new year and that means new beginnings! Try a trend that you’ve always wanted to experiment with or add a statement piece to your wardrobe for fun - your options are endless. We not only love Sarah’s closet for her variety; we have a major style crush on her! Be sure to check out all her #PoshStyle outfits on her Instagram for inspiration. We’ve had our eyes on her cozy pieces, jaw-dropping sequined frocks and edgy accessories. Check out her closet before it’s too late!

1. All Saints Sequin Skirt: $225 Retail $350
2. Beige Crop Sweater: $75
3. Faux Leather Peplum Jacket: $100
4. Nixon Synapse Watch: $85 Retail 4250
5. Chanel Wool Tuxedo Crystal Blazer: $2500 Retail $4000
6. Prada Calf Hair Animal Flats: $350 Retail $800

Happy Poshing!

Whether you are celebrating Fall on the West Coast or styling it up in the East Coast, today’s hosts and guest bloggers - Naty of A Love Affair with Fashion and Paulina of Lil’ Bits of Chic - are here to cover it all on the blog! If you are absolutely falling for Naty’s and Paulina’s fall fashions, don’t miss out on their “Flirty & Feminine” Posh Party tonight!

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I’m all about long sleeve sweater dresses and tall boots for cooler weather.  It’s great for staying warm & stylish at the same time.

Booties, skinny jeans, leather jacket and a hat are a must have for me in the fall!

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I am currently having a love affair with leather, so it’s definitely a go-to piece for me this season.  I’m also loving the oxblood color trend as well. I definitely gravitate towards blazers, moto jackets, and long coats for the fall.

Naty’s “Fall Favorites” Wishlist: Anything from the Isabel Marant Pour H&M collection! 

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Since San Diego tends to go from hot to cold throughout the day, a jacket that I can toss on and take off is pretty essential. Lately I have been putting my moto jacket to good use because it keeps me warm and layers well with other pieces. 

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Fall is synonymous with boot weather and when I want to jazz up a casual outfit without compromising comfort I reach for my over the knee, no heel boots. By the same token, when I want to dress up my go-to booties at the moment are my Zara cut out booties.

Paulina’s “Fall Favorites” Wishlist: 1 / 2 / 3

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Sometimes, the little things make the biggest statement. In today’s Wednesday Wishlist post, we’re featuring some of our favorite little bags. From sassy snakeskin to glammed up zippers, carry your valuables in our crossbody crushes!

Shop these listings now:

1. Burberry Patent Leather Crossbody Bag: $380 Retail $1200
2. Tory Burch Robinson Crossbody Bag: $325
3. Marc by Marc Jacobs Purse: $295
4. Marc Jacobs Classic Q Little Ukita: $300 Retail $428 

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If we had to choose just one (and by one, we mean one of many) investment piece for fall, a leather jacket would definitely be at the top of the list. Dress it up with a fabulous dress and heels or down with jeans, a sweater and boots- the luxurious layering options are endless and guaranteed to make you look super rad with a whole lot of chic.

Treat yourself to one that you can wear all winter long! Here are some faves from Poshmark:

1. Michael Kors Quilted Jacket- $300 (Retail $450)

2. Helmut Lang Shearling Jacket- $1500 (Retail $2195)

3. All Saints Moto Jacket- $485 (Retail $700)

Happy Poshing!

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Disney darling turned pop-star princess - Selena Gomez - knows a thing or two about how to keep California beach chic through sweater weather. By mixing tie-dye with knitted pieces, she pulls off a perfect Fall look for LA’s sunny autumn!

Shop this celeb style on Poshmark:

1. Oatmeal-colored infinite scarf: $25
2. Tie-dye blouse: $15
3. Faux leather track pants: $55
4. Black Michael Kors Hamilton: $320

Don’t think we’ve forgotten about Fashion Week - just because we aren’t there this year.

At PMHQ, we’ve been keeping our eyes on the runway for new Fall wardrobe ideas. We’re kind of head over heels for some of our favorite designers (ahem, Rachel Zoe, you’ve done it again).

Check out our Fall 2013 favorites from Fashion Week and a few listings on Poshmark that take these looks from runway to everyday!

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This week the Community Team selected fresh picks that we can’t wait to wear for Spring. Sleek dresses with statement details, cut-out wedges and bold tanks — we are so ready to welcome sunshine and warmer weather with these pieces chosen by Julie and Rachel.

Happy Poshmarking!

Julie's Picks

1. Studded Sleeve Mini Dress $80 Retail $120

"This is the perfect date night dress; I love the studded detail and shoulders!"

2. Elizabeth & James Haley Wedges $100 Retail $250

"This sexy pair of wedges can be worn with a floral dress or some skinnies!"

3. Crochet Cross Body Bag $25 Retail $0

"Festival season is upon us and this bag will get me through all of them."

Rachel's Picks

4. Sleeveless Red Silk Equipment Blouse $120 Retail $200

"For luxe silk blouses, Equipment is my go-to."

5. Elie Tahari Leather Jacket $220 Retail $450

"Paired with basics or thrown on over a floral dress, this leather jacket is a staple for any wardrobe."

6. Coral Open Back Dress $25 Retail $0

"This hits all the notes for spring: it’s bright and airy, and the draped front is a nice touch."

7. J.Crew Striped Tank $20 Retail $0

"Stripes are a nod to effortless French insouciance—I’d wear this top under a cardigan or on its own."

Happy Poshmarking!

We’ve got it bad for Kara's closet. This week the Community Team is featuring one closet filled with amazing pieces that we're seriously smitten over. Pops of color just screaming for springtime, a variety of fancy footwear, and great neutral pieces that work with every outfit you own—Kara’s closet has us wanting more. Don’t miss out!

Happy Poshmarking!

1. Alexis Bittar Statement Ring - $125 retail $0

2. Cynthia Vincent Booties - $175 retail $450

3. Diane Von Furstenberg Mini Dress - $150 retail $395

4. M by Missoni Dress - $400 retail $795

5. Joie Motorcycle Boots - $200 retail $500

6. House of Harlow Handbag - $150 retail $225

7. Michele Deco Watch - $850 retail $1100

8. Mixed Metal Chain Necklace - $60 retail $200

9. Joie Grey Leather Jacket - $250 retail $500