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PATTERNS AND NUDE PUMPS
Worried about navigating a tricky pattern? A bold allover print like can add pounds and look fussy with the wrong accessories. Choose a go-with-anything nude pump to let the printed piece take center stage – it also has the slimming, leg-lengthening benefits allow you, rather than your outfit, to command the attention.
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BLAZERS AND JEANS
The fastest way to look pulled together with no effort at all is to top your favorite pair of denim with a great-fitting blazer. shows off a look that could even be office appropriate (polished shoes and a ladylike cut are key). But this look is an easy hit whether worn with a boyfriend cut or bright color, flats or boots, and any mix of jewelry.
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BRIGHTS AND BLACK
Neon doesn’t have to be intimidating, as shows here: Making it the focal point of your outfit via a standout accessory is a great way to be on-trend without stressing about the perfect color combination. The easiest way to pull off this attention-getting look is to pair it with a sleek all-black ensemble; that way nothing competes with the pop of color, and the overall effect is edgy-chic.
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DENIM JACKET AND A MAXI
One of the keys to great style is perfect proportion. A cropped denim jacket like Emma Roberts’s helps balance out a flowing maxi dress, keeping a petite figure from getting overwhelmed in the fabric and helping define the waistline for fuller figures. To further dress up the look, a thin belt makes an otherwise beachy style look evening appropriate.
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MINIS WITH BLAZERS
Any girl who’s gotten all dressed up for a night out only to freeze while standing in line hails the subtly sexy look of a blazer paired with a sexy dress. A cardigan makes the look too daytime and a coat doesn’t translate to a nice evening out, but a blazer pulls the look together in a fun, flexible way. Black is always a safe bet, but playing with colors, patterns and lengths allows for a multitude of fashion-forward – but always in-style – looks.
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OVERSIZE BLOUSE AND JEANS
Again, proportions are key for this wear-anywhere look: Your closest-fitting skinnies will seem slimming and striking when paired with an oversize blouse, either tucked in or with a shorter top, left loose. When unbuttoned and paired with statement necklaces, as does, the look is ’50s glam; an untucked printed blouse recalls ’70s style. No matter what mix of accessories, it takes five minutes to pull together and makes the wearer look utterly chic.
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STRIPES AND WHITE PANTS
Stripes are a fail-safe option in and of themselves, and totally on-trend for fall. For a classic look that’s nautical and nice, pair the color combo with sleek cropped white pants. Follow Catherine Zeta-Jones’s lead and prevent the look from going too thematic by picking coordinating accessories that stray from the nautical theme, like a ruffled red bag.