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Inspired By: Campus Rebel

As summer winds down, we’re setting our sights firmly on campus-friendly looks that blend collegiate classic with a little dose of edge. That’s why we love today’s street style inspiration with its effortless mix of preppy and street-smart cozy.

Check out our take on this easy fall look:

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1. French Connection “Mod Squad” Shoulder Bag

2. BCBGeneration Round Neck Sweater

3. Alternative Poplin Button Up

4. French Connection “Rockstar” Jeans

5. Dr. Martens Wingtip Oxford

 

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Inspired By: ‘90s Vibes

While the glorious, teenage angst-filled decade of the ‘90s was not without its share of fashion misses, it still sparks a certain rebellious nostalgia that is finding its way back into the current fashion landscape.

Today’s street style inspiration is a simple, casual take on a not-quite-grunge, not-quite-preppy look that epitomizes one of the most wearable ways to pay homage to a great decade. 

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1. Splendid “Glen Valley” Stripe Tee

2. Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer

3. Free People Roller Crop Jeans

4. Steve Madden “Stinnger”

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Inspired By: The Column Skirt

Today’s street style inspiration is all about mixing ‘40s-inspired femininity with simple, contemporary pieces. By pairing a ladylike column skirt with a relaxed tee, it instantly transforms the look into something totally of-the-moment.

Check out our take on this chic mash up below:

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1. Le Specs “Sphinx” Sunglasses

2. BCBGeneration Round Neck Top

3. Free People Geometric Skirt

4. Steve Madden “Varcityy” Pumps

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Inspired By: Grown-Up Overalls

Let’s face it; overalls are one of the most polarizing trends right now. Although it’s true that certain overalls and overall pairings can run you the risk of looking kindergarten rather than grown-up chic, don’t dismiss this unexpectedly wearable trend just yet!

There are actually lots of ways to make the overall look very current and yes—even chic! Try doing a black and white pairing (like our lovely street style inspiration below) or opt for stark monochromatic white. If you prefer a more classic blue denim style, pair it with something dressier underneath, like a pretty silk blouse.

Check out our take on the updated, very of-the-moment overalls below!

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1. Alternative Cap Sleeve Crew in White

2. House of Harlow 1960 Tambora Triangle Necklace

3. Le Specs “Alohaha” Sunglasses

4. Blank NYC Overalls in Cybergoth

5. Frye Campus Saddle Bag

6. DV by Dolce Vita “Zippy” Sandals

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Inspired By: Pop Brights

If the saying rings true and fortune really does befriend the bold, then it’s in our good fortune that this season’s brightest and boldest hues are the hottest thing on the block!

There are so many ways to wear bright colors, even if you’re not as forward or bold in your sartorial tastes.  Adding in pops of bold hues through your accessories allows you to indulge in the “Neo Rio” trend without fear of going overboard.

Today’s street style inspiration, however, is all about embracing bold, bright colors while tempering them with a couple of well-chosen basics (in this case, a denim jacket). See our take on this vivid outfit below!

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1. Paige “Vermont” Jacket in Runway

2. Le Specs “Runaways” Luxe Sunglasses

3. Free People Solid Crinkle Breeze Cami in Vivid Purple

4. ALDO “Waggoner” Crossbody in Turquoise

5. Gabriella Rocha “Sophie” Skater Skirt in Fuchsia

6. Nike Air Pegasus ’83

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Inspired By: Nouveau Gypsy

Adventurous dressing can go one of two ways. It can be a total mess OR it can become an amazing form of self-expression that actually turns heads for all the right reasons. Today’s street style inspiration is a vibrant example of how the bold can also be beautiful (and sexy in that not-trying-so-hard sort of way!)

Check out take on this red-hot ensemble that’s definitely on the more playful side!

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1. Free People Jacquard Pieced Vegan Moto Jacket

2. Maaji “Fractal Fantasy” Bustier

3. ALDO “Bighorse” Jeweled Clutch

4. Aryn K Printed Palazzo Pant

5. DV by Dolce Vita “Adryna” Sandals

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Inspired By: Festival Florals

As the mid-summer heat starts its descent, our love affair with breezy floral pieces and crop tops only ramps up. This easy festival-worthy look is all about carefree style—and isn’t that the real spirit of summertime after all?

Check out our take on this boho-inspired look spotted at the Governor’s Ball in NY!

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1.  Free People Scalloped Lace Crop Top

2.  Jane Tran Stretchy Headband

3.  L.A.M.B. “Dixy” Bucket Bag

4. Gabriella Rocha “Holly”  Floral Beach Pants

5. DV by Dolce Vita “Dixan” Sandals

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Inspired By: Creative Layering

By simply layering your go-to summer staples in unexpected ways, you can drastically change the look and feel of each piece. Take this effortlessly cool example below.

Taking a barely-there summer dress and layering it over a classic tee instantly transforms it into something altogether fresh and new. Talk about getting more mileage out of your clothes!

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1. Alternative Perfect Cap Sleeve Tee

2. Free People Floral Trapeze Slip Dress

3.French Connection “Mod Squad” Shoulder Bag

4. DV by Dolce Vita “Zippy” Sandals