Karl Lagerfeld once said that we shouldn’t dress to kill, but rather dress to survive. With all due respect to the Diet Coke-loving designer, we think you should do both—and we have just the tricks you need to execute just that.
10 Ways To Maximize Your Wardrobe Potential
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Whether you’re gearing up for a date night (dress to kill) or merely need some new inspiration for a work outfit (survival dressing at its finest), here’s an installment of styling tips. Featuring fashionable favorites like Mandy Moore, Cara Delevingne, and Olivia Palermo, these sartorial suggestions will be your saving grace this month! Click through our slideshow to find out more.
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WHO: Olivia Palermo
WHAT: Snapped on the streets of New York in early June.
WEAR: Tweed jacket; striped shirt; printed shorts; oversized beige backpack; snakeskin flats.
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WHO: Poppy Delevingne
WHAT: Spotted with her carry-on suitcase in London in early June.
Get The Look: Rachel Roy Leather Mix Jacket ($598); Wilt Slouchy Boyfriend Log Sleeve Pullover ($114); Love Quotes Knotted Tassel Scarf ($88) in Dune; Zara Light Wash Jeans ($50); ASOS Loafers with Leopard Print ($102).
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WHO: Mandy Moore
WHAT: Landing at the Los Angeles airport a few weeks ago.
WEAR: Oliver Peoples Braverman Photochromic Metal-Arm Clear Sunglasses ($460); The Row Brilly Leather Moto Jacket ($2990); T by Alexander Wang Crewneck Sweatshirt ($185) in Heather Grey; Current/Elliott The Ankle Skinny Jeans ($218) in Loved; Golden Goose Hi-Top Trainers ($323).
Get The Look: Free People Final Say Sunglasses ($18); BB Dakota Noe Retro Cropped Jacket ($134); American Apparel French Terry Drop-Shoulder Sweatshirt ($48); Ash Leather Low-Top Wedge Sneakers ($130).
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WHO: Alessandra Ambrosio
WHAT: Making a quick coffee run in West Hollywood.
Get Her Look: Nordstrom Allover Fringe Wrap ($48); Gap New Tailored Shirt ($50); Current/Elliott Stiletto Tie Dye-Print Cropped Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans ($90); Vans Authentic Lo-Pro Sneakers ($45).
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WHO: Gwen Stefani
WHAT: Taking sons Kingston and Zuma to the mall in Los Angeles.
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WHO: Ashley Madekwe
WHAT: Stopping the CFDA Fashion Awards after-party in New York.
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WHO: Anja Rubik
WHAT: Spotted in Warsaw where she was in town to film the final episode of Poland’s Next Top Model.
WEAR: Local Heroes Bad Hair Day Beanie ($20); black blazer; white button-down shirt; tuxedo-stripe pants; black pointy-toe pumps.
Get The Look: Sunettes Italy Round Sunglasses ($120) in Clear; ASOS Geek Beanie ($17); Zara Blazer with Combined Lapel ($129); Gap New Tailored Shirt ($50) Willow & Clay Tuxedo Pants ($40); Zara Leather Court Shoes ($90).
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WHO: Elle Macpherson
WHAT: Photographed while shopping in London.
WEAR: Light gray sweater; cropped leather skinnies; nude pointy-toe heels.
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WHO: Cara Delevingne
WHAT: Attending Glamour UK’s Women of the Year Awards in London earlier this month.