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The 7 Pieces Defining Italian-Girl Style

The 7 Pieces Defining Italian-Girl Style

As I write this, I am sitting in Capri at a beachside café overlooking the Mediterranean sea, watching an Italian girl daintily descend the cliffside staircase that leads to the white sand below, looking like she just stepped out of a Sophia Loren movie. This is truly happening. Scantily clad in a one-piece Chanel bathing suit, she has thrown on a leopard print sheer midi skirt over top and accessorized with strappy Jacquemus sandals, this summer’s iconic Loewe straw tote, an Hermès silk scarf wrapped around her hair and Gucci sunglasses that I know from experience are doing nothing to block the sun. She is living, breathing, fashionable proof that Italian girl style continues to reign supreme.

As she lithely makes her way to the table next to mine and orders an espresso, I am reminded of the effortless manner in which Italian girls curate put-together, feminine looks Read the rest

These 12 Vacation Outfit Ideas Are Universal Crowd-Pleasers

These 12 Vacation Outfit Ideas Are Universal Crowd-Pleasers

If it were up to us, we’d choose to wear vacation attire all year round. Long, billowing dresses; tropical-inspired accessories; and sheer cover-ups all beat work-friendly trousers any day. Unfortunately, for those of us not living near the equator, reality (and a general sense of public decency—no one wants to see our bikini straps showing at dinner) means our holiday outfits are typically tucked away until our next vacation.

Alas, the season of getaways is finally here and so is our renewed excitement over the looks we’re dreaming up. The vacation aesthetic is one that seems to be universally shared: floral-printed button-down shirts, wide-brim hats, any kind of strappy footwear that doesn’t require a sock. In honor of summer’s kickoff, we’ve gone ahead and found 12 looks that are undeniable vacation hits. So take note and pack up these ensembles the next time you’re loading up that suitcase.… Read the rest

7 Summer Color Combinations That Look Expensive as Heck

7 Summer Color Combinations That Look Expensive as Heck

Color is one of those things that has the transformative power to completely shift your mood. Just think about it: If you’re wearing something like an all-neutral look, you may feel polished and put together, but when you’re wearing a pop of chartreuse or lime green, your mood and confidence are inevitably bound to be a bit brighter. This summer, put this theory to the test with a range of color combinations that not only make you feel cheerful but also make your outfit look more expensive.

Why more expensive? We’re glad you asked. Though a head-to-toe-black ensemble can definitely look elevated, our favorite designers often lead the way when it comes to new palettes to experiment with. Prada, Balenciaga, Gucci, Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Mansur Gavriel, Cult Gaia, and countless other labels illustrate how a few strategic colors can change things up in a meaningful way. Ahead, … Read the rest

The 6 Dress Styles Both NYC and French Girls Are Wearing Right Now

The 6 Dress Styles Both NYC and French Girls Are Wearing Right Now

New York is the bustling style capital of the East Coast. Paris is the laissez-faire style capital of France. One is edgy and unabashed; the other is effortless and quite classical. Both are full of stylish fashion insiders who set key trends for the rest of the world to follow (and follow they do).

Lately, as we’ve been scrolling through Instagram, keeping a keen eye on the outfits of our favorite New York and French fashion bloggers, we’ve noticed a few similarities: Both have been wearing the same dress styles. In fact, we’re seeing six specific styles the fashion elite wears time and time again—from New Yorkers like Danielle Bernstein to French fashionphiles like Jeanne Damas.

We’re not surprised to see that New York and Parisian styles have synced up. After all, it’s happened before (check out the five summer shoe trends that are beloved by both groups). We’re … Read the rest

What to Wear to Your Engagement Party, According to 5 Celebs

What to Wear to Your Engagement Party, According to 5 Celebs

Your wedding day should be one of the happiest days of your life, but it’s certainly not the only exciting part of the process. There’s the day you get engaged, for instance. Whether it happens on a romantic getaway or in the comfort of your living room (hi, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle), it’s usually only the beginning, with much more to come. After getting engaged, many people celebrate with an engagement party. Not only is it a nice way to celebrate your love with your closest friends and family members, but it’s also a simple way to announce your news and say, “Hey, everyone. We’re getting married, and you should stay tuned for an invitation.” See? Engagement parties are both fun and effective. The only trouble with an engagement party is knowing what to wear. Depending on the location and dress code, engagement parties can warrant breezy sundresses à
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Easy Outfit Ideas for When You Hate Everything You Own

Easy Outfit Ideas for When You Hate Everything You Own

We all have those days. You know, the ones in which we try on outfit after outfit but nothing seems to work. Our go-to dress just doesn’t fit right, and that new sweater isn’t quite working. These are the days when having a list of cute, simple outfit ideas on hand would make all the difference. Luckily, with the right inspiration, your closet basics can actually feel fresh again. Below, we’re highlighting easy outfit ideas that take advantage of the pieces already have handy. Suddenly, that coat hanging at the back of your closet or those statement trousers you never knew how to wear are just what your wardrobe needed.

Read on to check out these incredibly easy outfit ideas, and don’t forget to pin them for later. That way, deciding what to wear will never make you late for work ever again. (You’re welcome.)

Don’t be afraid to go
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5 Simple Summer Outfits I Fall Back On When I Have Nothing to Wear

5 Simple Summer Outfits I Fall Back On When I Have Nothing to Wear

Summer is for soaking up the sun, picnics in the park, sunset cocktails, and sidewalk brunches—not spending copious amounts of time fussing over what to wear. That’s not to say one shouldn’t look stylish while partaking in the aforementioned activities, which calls for a rotation of no-brainer, throw-on-and-go ensembles that you’ll look and feel great in.

For those moments when I feel zapped of inspiration or am running late, I’ve landed on a handful of outfit combinations that take next to no mental effort to create but still really deliver. I find myself re-creating these five looks over and over throughout the summer months with a few seasonal standbys like denim shorts and simple tanks. Up ahead, I’m breaking down my favorite simple summer outfits that you can wear on repeat (I know I will be…).

Dresses and sneakers go together like salt and pepper, peanut butter and jelly, … Read the rest

Over-50 Celebs Love These Under-$50 Staples

Over-50 Celebs Love These Under-$50 Staples

Fashion doesn’t have an age limit. Just because you turn 50 doesn’t mean you have to head directly for your closet, clear it out, and overhaul your style. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Chic pieces, interesting details, and bold colors still can—and should—fill your over-50 wardrobe and are available at any price point. When it comes down to it, age isn’t all that important in terms of individual style.

Celebrities who are over 50 seem to agree with us because the likes of Cindy Crawford, Salma Hayek, Elizabeth Hurley, and Christie Brinkley all wear of-the-moment outfits regularly that prove this. It’s not so much the pieces themselves but how they style them that makes them so chic, timeless, and elegant. Keep scrolling to see the under-$50 staples that over-50 celebs love to wear. These budget-friendly outfit building blocks are anything but basic.

The power blazer is beloved
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"Daytime Princess Di" Is How I'm Dressing to Look Super Expensive

"Daytime Princess Di" Is How I'm Dressing to Look Super Expensive

The impression Princess Diana left on fashion is undeniable. From her outfits that ascribed to the confines of royal dress codes to her looks that ignored the rules, the fashion legacy she left behind continues to be just as relevant today. Just look to Virgil Abloh, whose S/S18 Off-White collection was timed with the 20th anniversary of the Princess of Wales’ passing. Inspired by some of her most iconic looks, he sent pieces down the runway like a voluminous spotted top she was photographed wearing to a polo match in 1983.

Princess Diana’s style has been the point of inspiration for countless designers, including this look that was reinterpreted by Virgil Abloh for his S/S18 Off-White collection.
Skirt suits were a regular outfit formula for Princess Diana, like this look from 1995.
Here’s my take on “Daytime Princess Di,” wearing a two-piece tweed skirt suit. To me, the look
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