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A casual batik-print day dress gets a sophisticated upgrade thanks to a rose gold belt and bold, bright-orange sandals.
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Orange you glad she’s mixing up her wardrobe? tops skinny leather leggings with a white tunic top and a tangerine blazer.
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Last year’s maxis are still totally in style, though a few flirty updates will make them feel less familiar. The tops her Karen Zambos Vintage Couture floral dress with a slightly punkish Genetic Denim vest, and finishes the whole thing off with a summer scarf.
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One of the most classic color combinations – red with black – gets a fresh update when featured on a sexy silhouette with sheer panels. A thin belt is the perfect touch to create a waist and break up the bold color.
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Wild prints are much more wearable on a dress with a traditional, universally flattering silhouette, like the star’s boatneck, A-line frock. A belt and sandals dress down the look, but you could add pumps and statement jewelry for more impact.
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The Sports Illustrated model looks just as cute covered up – in a long, silky teal skirt with a sheer-sleeve blazer and bold necklace – as she does in a bikini.
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The Grey’s Anatomy embraces her bright side in traffic-stopping magenta trousers, which she wisely wears simply, pairing them with a white sleeveless top and classic sandals.
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Dare to go mod with a graphic, block-print mini like the star (in Lacoste) wears here. A high boatneck balances out the supershort skirt, while the preppy pattern keeps the whole look ladylike.
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Orange remains one of the hottest hues for spring, and the TV presenter shows how effortlessly cute it can be when paired with metallic accessories and a bold lip.
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A pink blazer, orange bag and red lips elevate the outfit from office-appropriate to totally brunch-worthy. Polka dots (or other whimsical prints) are a fun choice too.
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The stylist shows off a more glamorous version of the popular laid-back maxi, wearing a sparkling top over an ombré skirt, and plays up the colors with fun accessories.
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Ready to break out a warm-weather mini, but the temperature isn’t cooperating? Make it work with a darker hue like Brooklyn’s, which pairs well with a high-neck soft sweater and an edgy belt.
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A slim leather skirt is toned down thanks to a silk blouse in a sweet shade (as seen on ), plus ultrafeminine pumps.
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A partially untucked top and a breezy blue midi give the Hunger Games sweet springtime outfit an air of casual elegance.
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Mirror Mirror’s leading lady combines a Collette Dinnigan pansy-print lace dress with a cropped Alice by Temperley moto jacket for a look that’s one part girlie, one part tough and totally on-trend.
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Two saturated warm hues make a perfect pairing in the actress’s orange-and-magenta color-block ensemble.
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A sleek bouffant plays up the femme fatale vibe of the star’s ’50s-inspired teal-and-purple two-piece outfit, worn with elegant eggplant pumps.
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Ditch your cardigan and top your maxi with something a little sexier – a leather jacket like gives a loose dress some shape, instantly taking it from beachy to nighttime chic.
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Trade your jeans for sharp, pressed trousers in a girlie shade, like Kate Moss does, then amp up the cool factor with a deeply unbuttoned blouse and pointy flats.
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Our tip for making a shirtdress look more polished? Ditch the fabric belt that often comes with it and add a narrow, structured cincher in a rich cognac, like the actress does. Make the ensemble even more sophisticated by adding booties.
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Contrasting stripes look sweet on the star, but she keeps the ensemble from coming off as candy striper by adding a patterned belt, a pretty pendant and red pumps.
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Horizontal stripes get a bad rap for their anti-slimming properties, but a nipped-in jacket in a contrasting color worn with perfectly fitted jeans like Rose’s has a surprisingly flattering effect.
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The supermodel lets her Isabel Marant jacket take center stage, layering it over a minimalist Theyskens’ Theory slipdress and finishing the ensemble with funky cap-toe pumps.
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A bold striped blazer works well when it draws on the other colors in your outfit, like Victoria’s vivid coral top, which she wears with Joe’s jeans and snakeskin pumps.
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Trading in her uncomfortable corsets for something less constricting and more modern, the Mirror Mirror actress is chic and ready for spring in a striped, short-sleeve Peter Som maxi.
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Wary of the shorts suit? Thandie proves you shouldn’t be, showing how elegant and versatile the look is with a fuchsia boatneck under her tailored black ensemble.
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The goes from here to maternity in a pretty printed maxidress with an exaggerated sweetheart neckline to up the sex appeal.
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Another stylish soon-to-be mom reveals a little skin in a fresh way – under a sheer striped maxi – then gives the beachy look some edge with square-toe flats and a moto jacket.
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The Hunger Games star is a fashion champion in a cap-sleeve Madewell mini with external pockets that radiate retro appeal. Neutral accessories and a flippy do complete the look.
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The demonstrates the trend in a new, chic way: by mixing two saturated hues (along with a bright bag – all by Kate Spade New York) with unexpected neutral pieces.
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Promoting her film My Week with Marilyn in Tokyo, the opts for a sophisticated Valentino sheath with a daring asymmetrical neckline, but keeps it classic with simple pumps.
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Proving that shorts aren’t just for summer days at the beach, Christina selects a burnt orange pair with a black top, strappy wedges and a clutch for a Barneys New York celebration in N.Y.C.
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The model shows off what might be her most enviable assets (besides husband Orlando Bloom, of course), walking around NYC in a rough-hewn denim mini and funky printed top.
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For a Today Show appearance, the small-screen chooses a look that’s decidedly more modern than her character Betty’s: a bright blue Roland Mouret midi skirt, leather moto jacket and color-block satchel.
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If and mom Carole are lucky, the will lend them this pretty Orla Kiely frock featuring a floral appliqué design!
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Bright-white accessories give the actress’s navy sheath a springtime feel (and keep it from looking too straight-from-the-office), while a neat bun and gold drop earrings add to the pulled-together, sophisticated vibe.
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The complements her ruched, V-neck sundress with all-black pieces: a tailored blazer, a convertible cross-body bag, wayfarer shades and high wedges.
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Perhaps taking a style cue from Mad Men, the pairs a formfitting floral-print shift with pearls and dainty flats for an allover ladylike look.
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Emmy keeps a prim-and-proper LWD (by Katherine Kidd) and jacket ensemble from looking too one-note by adding an unexpected pop of color for a youthful, fun touch.
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The controversial yet oh-so-stylish Bachelor winner takes to the L.A. streets in a flowy maxiskirt, denim jacket and flat sandals.
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Demonstrating a very different way to style a blazer, wears her topper over a feminine bow-adorned blouse, plus tailored pants and sky-high studded platform sandals.
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Combining texture and color, the chooses a vibrant lace dress, plus a bold snakeskin clutch, and reminds everyone that she really does “have fun with fashion”.
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For her first public speech, the chooses a cobalt blue Reiss dress, a waist-cinching belt and black pumps – a look that is practically begging to be made part of your office wardrobe for spring.
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The loves mixing floaty dresses with tailored jackets. Case in point: This ethereal silk number, topped off with a drapey black jacket and superhigh shoes.
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The always looks effortlessly stylish, and her latest ensemble is no exception: Her comfy sundress topped with a boyfriend cardigan and gray ankle boots is perfect for running errands in L.A.
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Cool lace-up heels give the actress’s pleated crimson skirt and ladylike black top a bit of a youthful edge and make it the ultimate office-to-date outfit.
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works the red carpet in a sexy cobalt blue dress by ASOS. Never one to shy away from glamour, she amps up her ensemble with teetering Christian Louboutin pumps and loose curls.
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Updating a classic Annie Hall look – a vest, hat and trousers – with rich tones and a sleek bag, the actress makes a chic style statement on the streets of N.Y.C.
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A black blazer with red piping lends a fun menswear vibe to an otherwise girlie lace mini. The designer continues the contrasting theme with lace-up booties and a red bag.
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The Dancing with the Stars contestant heads to her day job at Extra looking polished in a burgundy Black Halo dress worn with a waist-cinching belt and black pumps.
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Dying to get mileage out of your nautical stripes before summer? Worn with a tweedy jacket (like Dianna’s Stylemint frock and Rag & Bone topper), a tailored bag and tights, the look is sophisticated and spring appropriate.
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The cheery nautical red-and-navy stripes on her Madewell top add a pretty visual pop to basic white jeans; keeps the rest of her look superneutral with a sleek pony and simple booties.