These 31 Styling Hacks Will Change the Way You Dress in 2017

A fresh start can begin simply by reinventing the looks you've worn on repeat, and we've got all the tools you need with our styling hacks challenge. We'll provide a month of outfits that just require a small change-up. Maybe it's the addition of a cool layer, a call to remix a wardrobe staple, or a reminder to dig up a forgotten piece in your closet. Read on for a look at the month ahead and get inspired to start planning your looks now. Then join us and submit your looks on social media with the hashtag #PSstylinghacks. Can't wait to see what you all come up with.

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Wear 1 Color Head to Toe
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Wear 1 Color Head to Toe

Stick to a single color family today to make a subtle, but impossibly cool, statement in varying shades of the same hue.

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Elevate Your Basics
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Elevate Your Basics

Simply take your favorite wardrobe staples to the next level by swapping in a pair of heels, polished outerwear, or a chic bag.

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Say Yes to Prints
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Say Yes to Prints

Say yes to prints — in fact, the more the merrier. Layer on contrasting prints in similar colors or play up patterns in brighter shades to make a serious impact.

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Make Your T-Shirt the Focus
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Make Your T-Shirt the Focus

Let a graphic tee do the talking all day. Add to jeans for a casual vibe, or tuck one into your favorite skirt for a cool twist.

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Give It the Velvet Touch
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Give It the Velvet Touch

Get into the season's biggest texture story by adding velvet to your look today. Don't be surprised when your outfit looks infinitely more expensive.

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Take Your Athleisure Outside the Gym
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Take Your Athleisure Outside the Gym

Rework your go-to look by incorporating a bit of athleisure — think a hoodie, track pants, or zip-up you can layer right into your everyday outfit. Watch how it instantly gets a fresh, 2017 feel.

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Layer Up
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Layer Up

Let layering take your look to the next level. Rethink your basics by adding a tee under your sleeveless dress, a sweater to top your tunic, or even a bustier to add interest to a plain white shirt.

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Show Us Your Brights
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Show Us Your Brights

Make today the one you finally reach for those high-impact hues you maybe haven't dared to try yet. Go bold.

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Show Off Your Boots
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Show Off Your Boots

Let your favorite boots guide your outfit choice, then make sure whatever you choose puts them in the spotlight.

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Mix and Match
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Mix and Match

They say opposites attract. Test drive the theory and experiment by pairing your ladylike pieces with your bohemian maxi or your menswear loafers with the flirtiest dress in your closet. Have fun with it, get creative, and watch the compliments roll in.

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Style It With Sneakers
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Style It With Sneakers

Celebrate your love of sneakers and make them the star of your outfit. Extra points if you style them with a dress.

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Give Your Jeans the Day Off
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Give Your Jeans the Day Off

Jeans are undoubtedly the workhorses of our closets, so it's no wonder we don't use our other pieces enough. Today, give your jeans the day off and reach for a pair of trousers, a skirt, or a dress that hasn't gotten nearly enough wear yet.

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Dare to Show Some Skin
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Dare to Show Some Skin

Break out your backless top, your side-baring dress, or your favorite skirt with the slit. It's all about tapping into your sexy side with a hint of skin.

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Take Pajama Dressing to a Whole New Level
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Take Pajama Dressing to a Whole New Level

We firmly believe chic pajamas should be worn outside the house too. Style yours with your favorite heels, fancy flats, and luxe bag to give them an I-didn't-just-roll-out-of-bed feel.

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Make It All About the Accessories
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Make It All About the Accessories

Don't let your clothes have all the fun. Play up your style with bags, shoes, hats, and jewels that do the talking.

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Winterize Your Dress
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Winterize Your Dress

Transform a Summer dress with the right layers and footwear to take it right into Winter.

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Give Your Wardrobe Staples New Life
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Give Your Wardrobe Staples New Life

Breathe new life into your wardrobe staples with creative layers and cool proportions. Make it all about shaking up the ordinary.

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Embrace Winter Whites
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Embrace Winter Whites

Winter white may just be the season's most elegant color scheme. Get involved with chic pieces in cream-colored finishes to perk up jeans and beyond.

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Style It With a Scarf
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Style It With a Scarf

Tie one on to liven up your look — you may never want to take it off.

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Style a Dress Over Pants
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Style a Dress Over Pants

Give even dressed up frocks a more approachable spin by styling them over your trousers and jeans. You may just find your dresses have a lot more life in them than you thought.

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Add Your Jean Jacket to the Mix
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Add Your Jean Jacket to the Mix

Jean jackets aren't what they used to be. In fact, they go with everything. Work yours into the mix; temper a flirty dress, a dramatic maxi, or a pair of polished trousers with the piece that goes effortlessly with everything you own.

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Top It Off With a Hat
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Top It Off With a Hat

Grab your beanie, your wide-brim, your fedora, or your baseball cap and give your outfit a whole new element of cool just by throwing it on.

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Upgrade a Throwback Trend
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Upgrade a Throwback Trend

Chokers, Chuck Taylors, slip dresses, bell bottoms, and more of today's throwback trends make for some pretty awesome outfit starters. Embrace the one that speaks to you and give it a contemporary upgrade.

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Borrow From the Boys — but Make It Your Own
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Borrow From the Boys — but Make It Your Own

Pull out that blazer, that pantsuit, or those brogues and style that borrowed-from-the-boys look with your own personal twist.

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Slip Into Flats
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Slip Into Flats

Even if you're addicted to your heels, give them a rest and pay some much-deserved attention the unsung heroes of your closet: your chicest flats.

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Take Your Concert Merch From Show to Street
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Take Your Concert Merch From Show to Street

Reinvent the concert tee/sweatshirt you splurged on at the Formation tour, and work it into the coolest #OOTD you didn't think of yet.

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Test-Drive the Turtleneck
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Test-Drive the Turtleneck

Get cozy when you trade your typical top for a turtleneck. Take it to the next level if you decide to do the fashion hair tuck, too.

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Make Something Fancy Work For Daytime
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Make Something Fancy Work For Daytime

Why save your fancy stuff for a special occasion? Make it work for just an average day by styling something silky or shimmery with sensible flats or layering up with an oversize sweater.

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Upgrade Your Lazy-Day Look
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Upgrade Your Lazy-Day Look

If sweats are your go-to lazy look, we invite you to step it up a notch. Add your favorite sweatshirt to a flouncy skirt or a statement top to your joggers. This mash-up might become your favorite yet.

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Belt Your Outerwear
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Belt Your Outerwear

Make your outerwear the whole outfit when you cinch it at the waist. It'll streamline the look, and you'll hardly even care what you've got hiding underneath your coat.

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Rework Your Button-Down
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Rework Your Button-Down

Button-downs and pencil skirts, or trousers, may be a staple, but today we invite you to rethink it. Add your button-down to something unexpected to spark a whole new look you love.