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Fresh Picks: Rebel, Rebel

Sometimes, a girl just has to embrace her rebellious side. Whether it’s wearing your hair a different way or breaking out a pair of totally show stopping heels for girls’ night out—there’s a little rebel in all of us!

Luckily, one of the hottest trends of the season involves a healthy helping of rebellious, punk-inspired style. From moto jackets to studded shoes to a plaid shirt borrowed from the boys, this trend throws caution to the wind and allows you really show off a sassier side to your style persona.

Have fun with this one! We’d suggest pairing any of these styles with a bold red lip, tousled hair and a spontaneous attitude to go along with it!

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1. Obey Jordan Shirt

2. Obey City Moto Suede Jacket

3. Rachel Pally Britt Dress

4. House of Harlow 1960 Geodesic Triangle Mini Hoop Earrings

5. Sam Edelman Daphnie Open-Toe Booties

6. Sam Edelman Eloise Heels

7. Joe’s Jeans Boyfriend Slim Jeans

8. Plush Fleece-Lined Quilted Knee Patch Leggings

9. Betsey Johnson Pretty n Punk Beanie Hat


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Inspired By: At First Blush

We’ve made it to the last leg of winter, but somehow this chilly weather seems to want to stick around. Thankfully there’s a way to slowly transition your wardrobe without having to shed your layers quite yet. Blush, one of spring’s must-have hues, just happens to be a great intro into the soft, feminine tones of the season while getting through the last few frosty days of winter.

Today’s street style inspiration does an excellent job of infusing a subtle pop of pink while still keeping an edgy feel. A blush sweater over skinny jeans with a moto jacket thrown over the shoulder is such an effortless way to soften up your everyday winter look. Pair with lace-up boots and a fringed crossbody bag rounds out this almost-spring outfit.

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1. Jack by BB Dakota Damia Cable Knit Sweater

2. Dr. Martens Pascal 8-Eye Boots

3. Obey Eddie Vegan Leather Jacket

4. Paige Verdugo Ultra Skinny Jeans

5. Rebecca Minkoff Fringe Mini Mac

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Inspired By: Double Denim Days

Some say too much of a good thing isn’t a good thing. We think when it comes to denim, a double dose is always a good thing! Today’s street style inspiration is a great example of doubling up on denim without the old “Canadian tuxedo” vibes. This effortlessly cool look is super easy to pull off by pairing a denim shirt with a slightly darker boyfriend jean. Throw on a faux leather moto jacket and a wide-brim hat to complete this thoroughly wearable downtown look.

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1. G-Star Lancer Boyfriend Shirt

2. Michael Stars Oh My Darling Wide Brim Hat

3. Levi’s Faux Leather Moto Jacket

4. DL1961 Riley Boyfriend Distressed Jeans

5. BCBGeneration Delilah Ankle Boots

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Inspired By: Late Winter Layers

It seems to happen to us around this time every year. We’re stuck in this in-between season hoping for warmer weather, looking at our spring pieces longingly while Mother Nature insists on keeping winter around for a bit longer.

To get through this weird not-quite-spring phase while staying bundled up, we’ve been keeping our eyes peeled on the streets for stylish layering masters to keep us inspired. Today’s street style muse takes a cute A-line skirt and layers on a denim jacket under a military-inspired coat. Add in opaque black tights, combat boots and a soft beanie, and you too can to tackle the in-between season like this true pro!

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1. BCBGeneration Circle Skirt

2. Free People Breakfast in Bed Shirt

3. Steve Madden Troopa Boots

4. Echo Design Cashmere Slouchy Beanie

5. Free People Long Indigo Denim Jacket

6. Jack by BB Dakota Welker Microtwill Coat

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Inspired By: Boho Moto

Today’s street style inspiration perfectly balances elements of boho and moto-chic style while attaining that effortlessly wearable look. With winter still lingering on in most of the country, it’s a great way to pull in your favorite boho tops for spring a little early, just by adding on a few pieces.

A great way to toughen up a bohemian-inspired look is by simply adding a nice dose of leather. First, top off an airy peasant top or sheer tunic with a sleek leather moto jacket. Pair with skinny black jeans and slip on a pair of black ankle boots to take the look from hippie to full-on hottie! Finish it off with essential accessories like a wide-brim hat (to pull from that boho vibe), a cozy scarf for warmth and leather gloves for braving the last few days of winter.

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1. Sam Edelman Maddox Boots

2. Michael Stars Oh My Darling Wide Brim Hat

3. Levi's Women's Hi Rise Skinny Jeans

4. G-Star Chopper Jacket

5. Echo Design Touch Ruched Leather Mix Gloves

6. Lucy Love Casa Blanca Top

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Inspired By: Overall Ovations

You know the saying, “what goes around comes around”? Well, that is certainly true when it comes to fashion. Take the sometimes perplexing overall for instance; some of us may be a little wary of this throwback trend, but with the right combination of chic pieces, it’s actually not that hard to pull off!

Today’s street style inspiration shows off a totally cool and dare we say, grownup take on the retro-inspired flare-leg overalls. By wearing it over a striped mock neck top and pairing with a nice pea coat, the look comes together with an unexpectedly classic twist! Throw on a pair of boots with substantial heels and a whimsical version of the classic baseball cap to finish off the look.

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1. Free People Washed Chambray Overalls

2. Steve Madden Koraa Boots

3. French Connection Future Mover Crossbody

4. Echo Design Baseball Cap w/ Pom

5. Free People Mod About It Tunic

6. Free People Mid Thigh Overcoat

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Fresh Picks: Jackets

Just seeing all these reports of snow throughout most of the country is making us feel rather chilly! Although our winters here in the western coast isn’t quite as drastic as our Midwest and East Coast friends, it doesn’t mean we can’t get into the bundling up trend with the best jacket trends this season.

Below is a sampling of some of our favorite women’s jackets—from refined peacoats to edgy moto jackets to oversized blazers. These styles are perfect for the rest of the winter days and transition well into spring!women's jackets, blank NYC, Blank Denim, Jack by BB Dakota, BB Dakota, Sanctuary Clothing, BB Dakota, Sam Edelman, moto jackets, peacoats, blazers,

1. Sanctuary Snug Blanket

2. Jack by BB Dakota Melton Jacket

3. BB Dakota Merlyn Jacket

4. Blank NYC Natural Vegan Leather Jacket

5. Sam Edelman Wide Collar Packable Jacket

6. BB Dakota Meryl Jacket

7. Levi’s® Washed Cotton Four-Pocket Fashion Field Jacket

8. Sam Edelman Crackle Moto Jacket

9. Free People Casual Friday Blazer

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Inspired By: Plush Punk

If you’re looking to add a healthy heaping of rebellious vibe to your style repertoire, leave it to a little bit of leopard print, some ‘90s-style floral and cool combat boots to do the trick!

Today’s street style inspiration achieves just the perfect amount of edgy, punk-inspired style to thoroughly shake up your wardrobe.

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1. Big Buddha Becky Backpack

2. Sam Edelman Faux Fur Coat

3. Yumi Vintage Floral Dress

4. BCBGeneration Pleather & Flannel Panama Hat

5. Steve Madden Noodless


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