Best Trends Forever

Best Trends Forever – BRING ON THE NEON

bring on neon

Turn your BLACK & WHITE WITH A POP! BattleShop closet WAY UP this week when you throw it back to the 80s and BRING ON THE NEON jewelry. We found tons of great pieces to go with this gorgeous Iris & Ink Ciara stretch jersey dress ($150, The Outnet). These grown up brights take you back to the days of jelly jewelry will bring a super fun element of surprise to your monotone look. Our advice? If you’re loading up your BattleShop closet with neon jewelry, keep everything else black or white, for maximum POP!

black & white roster

New to BattleShop? Here’s how it works:

– Head to and click the orange START A NEW BATTLE button once you’ve signed in.

– Use our search bar to find the required items on our BLACK & WHITE WITH A POP! fashion roster above. Add all of the things you love to your Fitting Room as you shop, like you would in a real fitting room.

– Once you’ve found the pieces you want to compete with, move the required items to your Closet. Your $4,000 battlebudget will decrease as you move items to the Closet. Be sure to stay within your budget!

– When all of the categories in the Closet are full, click the LOCK button at the bottom of the roster and your Closet will be submitted to a voting league. Be sure to LOCK at least ONE closet by Friday at 11:59 pm (EST).

– First you’ll vote within your league and if you WIN, you’ll move on to the FINALS where you’ll compete for SOMETHING UNDER $50 FROM YOUR CLOSET! Not bad for online fantasy shopping, are we right?

Think your BLACK & WHITE style could beat out the competition? Head to and start fantasy shopping today!


Neon Zenon Bib – $25 (for a limited time) BaubleBar

Assad Mounser Neon Spike Crystal Pavé earrings – $165 Lane Crawford

CC Skye Resort Cuff – $150 Boutiques To You

Lara Bohinc  Solar Eclipse necklace – $1307 LuisaViaRoma

Alexis Bittar ‘Lucite – Liquid’ Stack Cuff – $295 Nordstrom

Kate Spade NY Gold-Tone cluster stud earrings – $68 Macy’s

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Best Trends Forever – Oversized Coats

oversized coats

The oversized coat is making an appropriately-sized comeback and we couldn’t be happier. We think it’s such a fun and stylish trend and we found some great tips for styling them. See what Shape Magazine‘s Tara Blumenthal suggests for making this trend workThese were our favorite of Tara’s tips!

• Keep the rest of your outfit FITTED.

• Give yourself a lift, a.k.a. WEAR HEELS.

• Show some skin.

We did a little fantasy shopping at and found these great oversized coats. Would you put one of these in your ONE STOP SHOPPING closet this week?

We want you to build a 5 PIECE winter look FROM A SINGLE RETAILER that includes a wool coat. Be sure to put something under $50 in your closet. The TOP 3 FINALISTS will get to choose something under $50 as their prize. Some of these coats would be great for your closet!

ATM Anthony Thomas Melillo Fleece Over Coat – $272.50 Shopbop

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MSGM Faux shearling coat – $282.00 Net-a-Porter


Ecote Oversized Robe Coat  – $99.99 Urban Outfitters


Burberry Brit Oversize Contrast Fabric Coat – $1,395.00 Burberry


Stadium-cloth standing-collar coat – $259.99 J.Crew



Head to BattleShop and build your ONE STOP SHOPPING Winter Look today!

One Stop Shopping roster

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Best Trends Forever – The Faux Fur Vest

faux furry

We’re following our favorite fashionista’s lead again in today’s TBT installment of Best Trends Forever! Wesley Barnett, Eat.Shop.Live.NYC fashion blogger and creator of this week’s WINTER ESSENTIALS fashion roster, gave BattleShoppers the option of one faux fur vest OR a cape in this week’s challenge. When it came down to it, Wesley chose this phenomenal Via Spiga Faux Fur number from Nordstrom ($129.90) for her own closet.

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What do you think? We love belted options and vests that have lots of fun texture. has hundreds of great faux fur vests for you to choose from as you build your own dream closets this week at They’re a great way to add flare to any winter look.

Lock a closet by tomorrow night at 11:59 pm (EST) and you could make it to this week’s FINALS to compete for $100, $50 and $25 AMEX gift cards.



Faux Fur Vest – $103.00 Chicnova

Dana-Maxx Jordan Faux Fur Vest – $415.00 Bluefly

Unreal Fur Ice Breaker faux fur vest – $85.50 The Outnet

 Womens Grey chevron faux fur vest – $130.00 River Island

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Best Trends Forever – Trending 5K

BTF 5K accessories

 Need a little fashion inspiration for our 5K Weekend challenge? See what your competition’s putting in their dream closets on our Trending Items page at

Ready for Battle? Make sure you click the orange Start a New Battle button. Use our fashion roster as a shopping guide while you search and store the things you love in your Fitting Room. Once you’ve decided which pieces you want to compete with, move them to your Closet. Once your Closet’s filled, lock it and you’ll be entered into a Voting league. You can be in up to 3 leagues at once so play often to increase your chances of getting to the Finals!

Head to and start your 5k Weekend dream closet today. The top 3 closets each week win $100, $50 and $25 AMEX gift cards!

Adidas by Stella McCartney CLIMALITE® stretch T-shirt – $75.00 Net-a-Porter

Fila sport ® printed running capri leggings – $27.99 Kohl’s

adidas Techfit Racerback Sports Bra – $30.00 Nordstrom

Lime Skinnydip gem stone headphone beanie – $10.00 River Island

adidas Running XCS 3 Spikeless sneakers – $70.00 Zappos

KD Fast Break Backpack – $80.00 Finish Line

Vapor Flash Women’s Running Gloves – $65.00 Nike

Polar FT60F Heart-Rate Monitor Chronograph Purple Strap Watch – $179.95 JC Penney

Gorjana ‘Born to Run’ ID Bracelet – $50.00 Nordstrom

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Best Trends Forever – HIS & HERS Plaid

BTF plaid

We’re mad for plaid this week at so we have no problem calling it one of our Best Trends Forever! Our HIS & HERS challenge this week is the perfect opportunity to build two preppy looks using your virtual $4,000 BattleBudget. Find 6 men’s pieces and 6 women’s pieces to fill your closet, then lock it and vote! The top 3 closets in the FINALS each week will take home AMEX gift cards! Good luck!

Are you mad for plaid this Fall too? Pop some in your HIS & HERS closet this week at!


Mens Dark grey plaid blazer – $180.00 River Island

Valentino Dark Clean-Wash Denim Jeans – $490.00 Neiman Marcus

J&M 1850 ‘Decatur’ Cap Toe Derby – $165.00 Nordstrom

Just Cavalli Ruffled woven blazer – $301.00 The Outnet

Carven plaid skirt – $434.70

REDValentino Leather knee boots – $229.25 The Outnet

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Best Trends Forever – Cape Town

BTF Capes

Capes have been swaying down 5th Ave. since the 20s and after a comeback in the 60s, they’re back for another run. This makes them one of our Best Trends Forever and a great choice for amping up your Fall look. These Vivienne Westwood capes are the perfect addition to your BattleShop City Weekend closet. If these are too pricey for your BattleShop closet, search similar styles and use our price sorting feature to find something in your BattleBudget.

Head to and build your closet by tomorrow night at 11:59 pm (EST)! You can build as many closets as you like.


Vivienne Westwood Anglomania striped cape – $922.97 FarFetch

Vivienne Westwood Plaid Fringe Cape – $365.00 Intermix

Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Gaia faded-tartan cape – $765.00 Matches Fashion

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Best Trends Forever – The Vintage Chanel Jacket

BTF Chanel jacket

Is there anything classier or more classic than Chanel? Their iconic bouclé jackets have putting fashionistas together for decades. Our Luxury Runway challenge gives you the opportunity to build a dream wardrobe with iconic pieces like this in it, oh, and you’ll be competing for AMEX gift cards. Always wanted to shop for one but it’s never been in the budget? We found these four vintage jackets from at and you’ll be sure to see one of them in our closet this week.

Since this is a luxury challenge, this week’s Most Valuable Closet winner will also take home a luxury skincare package from Boots Beauty worth $150! Don’t miss your shot.

Which Chanel jacket would you put in your Luxury Runway closet? Start a new battle today!

Chanel Vintage bouclé jacket (top left) – $5,895.05 FarFetch

Chanel Vintage cropped jacket (top right) – $3,189.15 FarFetch

Chanel Vintage bouclé jacket (bottom left) – $4,210.75 FarFetch

Chanel Vintage bouclé jacket (bottom right) – $1,630.91 FarFetch