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Inspired By: One of the Boys

Holding your own in a man’s world can sometimes mean as simple as looking better in their closet staples than they do! We love this week’s street style inspiration for just that reason—it’s tough and inspired by menswear without losing any of its head-turning appeal. Move over, boys!

Check out our take on this sharp outfit:

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1. BB Dakota "Korina" Jacket

2. BB Dakota "Tulane" Top

3. Kangol Lite Felt Player Hat

4. Free People Solide Easy Pleat Pant in Black

5. Steven "Burk"

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Inspired By: Fest in Show

As festival season continues to rage on, so does our obsession over one rather polarizing trend in denim: overalls. Before you write this off as just another “fad”, we’d like to point out how utterly comfy and adorable these are (particularly shortalls) for frolicking around during those hot summer festivals!

Here, we see it paired with a breezy long cardigan wrap and some classic Chuck Taylors for a decisively ‘90s vibe. 

Check out our take on this carefree look below:

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1. DV by Dolce Vita Overall Short

2. House of Harlow 1960 Perf Mini Sunburst Necklace

3. Sam Edelman “On the Road” Feather Pendant Necklace

4. Alternative Apparel Cap Sleeve Crew

5. Steve Madden “Brory” Backpack

6. Free People Woven Fringe Poncho

7. Converse Chuck Taylor® All Star® Core Hi

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Fresh Picks: A Good Sport

Even if you were never very good in gym class, or have never even attempted team sports at any capacity, there’s no reason why you can’t get behind the sporty trend! This fresh mix of lounge-worthy comfort and of-the-moment style really is the best of both worlds. The best part: no sweating or training required!

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1.BCBGeneration Knit Sportswear Top

2. LeSportsac Sig Small Tote

3. ASH “Shake” Bis

4. Alternative Apparel “Santa Cruz” Romper

5. Chaser ¾ Sleeve Baseball Tee

6. Herschel Supply Co. “Post” Backpack

7. C&C California Mesh Jersey Mix Sweater

8. Alternative Apparel “Fairfax” Sweatpant

9. PUMA “Hakkoda” Wedge

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Inspired By: Maxi Maven

In the sweltering heat of summer, there’s no better closet staple like a lightweight maxi dress. This throw-on-and-go essential couldn’t make it any easier to stay cool through hot days.

Check out our version of this easy summer look!

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1. ALDO “Guthlarie” Crossbody Bag

2. Chaser Silk Maxi Dress

3. Sam Edelman “Adora” Slide Sandals


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On Our Favorites: Tie Dye

Our 'My Favorites' list is always brimming with so much awesomeness; we just have to share some of it with you!

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Wildfox “Mr. Nice Guy” Drape Bikini Top & Brazilian Bottom – Channel your inner love child with this colorfully groovy bikini!

Converse Chuck Taylor® All Star® Tie Dye Canvas Hi – One of our go-to classics done in a far-out print with a totally ‘90s vibe.

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Fresh Picks: Lovely & Ladylike

Who says romance is dead? If this current fashion shift towards the unapologetically feminine is any indication, the “girly-girl” in us has nothing to worry about!

Whether it’s a graceful fit-and-flare dress or lovely pastel hues embellished with sweet little details, we’re all for rekindling the romantic femininity of decades past.

Check out a few of our girliest faves:

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1. Jack by BB Dakota “Zedora” Dress

2. Steven “Viienna” Sandals

3. ALDO “Guhtlarie” Crossbody Clutch

4. Free People “Cha Cha” Solid Dress

5. French Connection “Natalia Ottoman” Dress

6. Jack by BB Dakota “Cobie” Dress

7. Betsey Johnson Floral Watch

8. Jack by BB Dakota “Lorissa” Pant

9. ALDO “Longstreet” Clutch

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Inspired By: Easy Breezy

As the temperatures rise, so does our need for effortlessly stylish outfits that keep us cool without all the fuss. Today’s street style inspiration achieves just that. This breezy look not only receives high notes on style, it’s equally as comfy for those warm summer days.

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1. LAmade Open Henley Tee

2. Steve Madden Crossbody Drawstring Bag

3. MINKPINK "Ranch Fiesta" Jogger Pant

4. ALDO "Eowowia" Wedges

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Inspired By: Festival Fashion

In keeping with our outright giddiness over festival season, today’s street style inspiration is practically a how-to on quintessential music festival style. Festival 101 if you will.

Check out our take on this carefree ‘90s-inspired look:

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1. C&C California Crinkle Herringbone Tunic Shirt

2. MINKPINK Drop Out Tee

3. Obey Sabotage Shortie Short

4. Superga High-Top Sneakers