The Real Girl's Guide To Dressing Like A Fashion Editor
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As you’ve probably realized by our extensive coverage, no two fashion editors dress exactly alike. For every pencil skirted Carine Roitfeld, there’s a slouchy t-shirt, cigarette jean-wearing Emmanuelle Alt. Because of this, we’ve gathered an assortment of fashion editors in imitable outfits to illustrate the different looks and vibes you can recreate with pieces you probably already own.
Click through for seven easy-to-try ensembles, and once you pick your fashion editor persona, don’t forget to shop the look!
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Who: Shiona Turini
What: Fashion Market Director
We just can’t get enough of Turini’s knack for infusing her look with splashes of color, sporty chicness, and travel-inspired prints. If you’ve got a playful personality, definitely take note of her sartorial stylings.
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Anthropologie Metier Crossbody Bag ($448)
This mini-bag is all kinds of cool.
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French Connection Feather Light Tailored Trousers ($ ($148)
We like to call these our happy pants.
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Marni Earrings ($380)
We’re sure you already know, but Marni’s earrings are a major go-to in the fashion world.
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Equipment Reese Shirt ($258)
A snake-print blouse is perfect for transitioning your look from day to night.
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Who: Caroline Issa
What: Executive Fashion Director
Enjoy the ladylike look? You’re in great company. Issa manages to sprinkle feminine pieces in with her professional-minded look. Think: Pretty pastel skirt worn with a tailored blazer. Voila!
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Crap Eyewear The Diamond Brunch Sunglasses ($ ($56)
We adore Issa’s white frames, and thought you might like a pair for under $100. Enjoy!
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Need Supply Daphne Bag ($68)
The hand loop on this minimalist clutch is subtly fashion forward.
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Joie A La Plage Nice Thong Sandals ($125)
For the weekend, a sleek sandal is a great Issa-inspired alternate to the flip-flop or slip-on.
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Who: Christina Perez
What: Style Development Editor
If you tend to gravitate toward the girl next-door look, follow Perez’s lead. Her non-basic layering tricks give her ensembles that cool-girl appeal we all strive for.
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Everlane The Box Cut Tee ($15)
A simple tee is all you need.
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Pixie Market Sweet Babe Lilac Crop Top ($38)
This would pair well over a basic t-shirt, or under an oversized blazer — the choice is yours!
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Topshop Khaki Full Midi Skirt ($90)
A full midi skirt in an earthy tone is great for mixing and matching.
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See by Chloe Bluebell 24 Hrs Bag ($595)
Snag this satchel, you’ll wear it with anything and everything.
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Who: Donna Wallace
What: Accessories Editor
Where: Elle UK
We have a serious girl crush on Wallace and her edgy tomboy look. If you opt for more masculine-inspired pieces, like Bermuda shorts, then you’ll want to follow her seriously cool style.
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H&M Bermuda Shorts ($40)
White Bermuda shorts are a smart, work-appropriate choice for warmer temperatures.
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BB Dakota Atleg Vegan Leather Moto Jacket ($92)
Try a leather jacket in a new shape, like this BB Dakota version.
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Alexander Wang Jacquette Oxfords ($650)
Hello, monk-strap, cut-out oxfords we never knew we needed, until today.
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Need Supply Eyeball Print Clutch ($68)
Nothing like a funky, cool print to give your look a fashionable update.
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Who: Jane Keltner de Valle
What: Fashion News Director
Her downtown-meets-uptown hybrid look is great for those who appreciate a classicist approach to dressing. She mixes staple pieces like tortoise-shell sunglasses and button-down shirts with more fun separates like printed skirts and bright bags.
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Opening Ceremony Water Print Jean Skirt ($325)
Your other skirts are about to get really jealous.
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Mother French Short Sleeve Blouse ($170)
The outfits this chic blouse could be styled into are limitless!
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H&M Shoulder Bag ($25)
A black cross-body bag will never go out of style.
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Karen Walker Harvest Sunglasses ($280)
We’ll never get over the timeless appeal of tortoise shell sunglasses.
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Who: Joanna Hillman
What: Style Director
Where: Harper’s Bazaar
If you’re up for a sartorial challenge, then pay close attention to Hillman’s day-to-day looks. She masters the art of mixing and matching statement pieces, while maintaining an unstudied appeal. Also, her lipstick game is on-point.
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Acne Studios Ines Shantung Skirt ($390)
This bright orange tie-front skirt is just nuts.
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Rebecca Minkoff ABC Jacket ($598)
A black leather jacket is great and all, but you’ll really make a splash in this floral-detailed number.
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Jules Smith Double Bar Necklace ($65)
We admire Hillman’s taste for statement necklaces, and we suspect she’d opt for a chic, double bar necklace any old time.
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MAC Lipstick ($16)
Hillman has cited this lipstick as one of her favorite shades.
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Who: Samantha Traina and Vanessa Traina Snow
We don’t doubt you’ve spotted these chic sisters about town during fashion month. Their sharp eyes for clean lines and sleek shapes make them an inspiration go-to for minimalists everywhere.
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Mango Monochrome Check Trousers ($60)
There’s something so chic and sophisticated about check-print trousers.
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Dune Hyrdo Heeled Sandals ($110)
A strappy sandal in a nude hue is a fresh footwear choice for spring and summer.
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Need Supply Ace Bag ($89)
No need to overdo it — a simple, black bag is all you need to emulate the Traina look.
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