By Real Simple
Updated February 03, 2009
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Credit: Olivia Graham

Nothing turns utilitarian into utterly chic like a luxe fabric―except, perhaps, a wide portrait collar and a moody blue shade.

To buy: DKNY cotton-blend trench, $250, 800-231-0884 for locations. Ports 1961 dress. Wolford tights. Kara Ross cuff.