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SHAKE UP YOUR LOOK

In a fashion rut? Get superstar style by channelling fashion’s hottest “it” girl


SHAKE UP YOUR LOOK
In a fashion rut? Get superstar style by channelling fashion’s hottest “it” girls in spring’s newest pieces

Blake Lively

The Look: PREPPY
Wake up your inner prepster with sophisticated colour, print and shape combos that say Upper East Side cool. Forget your basic pencil skirt, cardigan and kitten-heel uniform—the new preppy is supersweet and sexy.

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   SHOPPING LIST
   – Graphic-print mini
   – Full-sleeved blouse
   – Fitted minidress
   – Wide-leg jean
   – Patent platform

  Leather blazer, $398, Banana Republic. Cotton/polyester dress, $189, Club Monaco.
Cotton/silk top, $218, Tibi. Silk skirt, $100, Banana Republic. Patent-leather shoes, $130, Nine West.
Style Tip: Adopt the laid-back East Coast–sophisticate looks of television’s hot stylistas on Gossip Girl.

Mischa Barton

The Look: FREE SPIRIT
Update bohemian style by giving it a more polished edge. Flowing tiered dresses, beaded necklaces and fringed shawls give way to fresh California cool—easy pieces with a splash of retro detailing.

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  SHOPPING LIST
  – Slim-fitting
    cardigan sequined
    top
  – Lean high-waisted
    jean
  – Layered pendants
  – Swing coat

  Silk skirt, $70, H&M. Cotton tunic, $495, Tara Jarmon.
Zinc necklace, $120, Suzi Roher. Leather shoes, $310, Essentiel. Cotton/leather belt, $165, essentiel.
Cotton jersey top, $350, Essentiel. Suede jacket, $750, Ba&sh.
Style Tip: Check out vintage and thrift shops for authentic ’70s pieces à la Love Story to mix in with newer, sportier looks.

Kate Moss

The Look: SEXY ANDROGYNY
Give your ensemble a modern spin with a splash of colour, a mix of textures and tough-girl accessories. Break up mannish suits, message tees and head-to-toe black with a soft/hard juxtaposition of feminine blouses and edgy accessories.

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  SHOPPING LIST
  – Broad-shouldered
    blazer
  – Tuxedo vest
  – Sleek skirt
  – Sky-high platforms
  – Neutrals plus colour

  Acrylic scarf, $50, only accessories. Napa-leather jacket, $695, Adam.
Polyester dress, $60, H&M. Leather clutch, $450, Andrew Marc. Cotton/polyester skirt, $320, Tara Jarmon.
Cotton-blend sateen vest, $58, RW&Co.
Style Tip: Take a cue from Vivienne Westwood’s retro punk-laden collections.
Editor, Tammy Palmer; Celebrity photography, Dimitrios Kambouris/Wireimage.com; Product photography, Daniel Harrison.
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