Kim Kardashian Style Advice: 9 Surprising Must-Try Tips

Kanye would be so proud.

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    The fashion world loves a makeover story, and none feels more pertinent than the style transformation of Kim Kardashian. From her former bandage dresses and platform pumps to a newly minted taste for Tom Ford and a soft spot for Celine, you’ve got to give it to Kardashian for creating a thoroughly sophisticated look (with a splash of skin, naturally). As such, we thought we’d take a moment on the eve of her wedding to review the most pertinent style tips we’ve learned along the way. Click through for a crash course in everything Kardashian.

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    PHOTO: Marc Piasecki/GC Images

    Lesson 1: Keep your denim game tight (raw hems rule).

    On Kardashian:
    ​Mother The Looker Ankle Fray Skinny Jeans ($196); Christian Louboutin heels.

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    Get The Look:

    Gap 1969 Raw-Edge Legging Skimmer Jeans ($42)

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    PHOTO: Marc Piasecki/GC Images

    Lesson 2: Nude pumps are a short girl’s best friend. 

    On Kardashian:
    ​Helmut Lang top; Faith Connexion Draped Pants ($453) available in White; vintage YSL Gold Tassel Clutch ($225 for rental); Yves Saint Laurent heels.

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    Get The Look:

    Tamara Mellon Addiction Napa Heels ($495)

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    PHOTO: Lionel Hahn/AbacaUSA/startraksphoto.com

    Lesson 3: Commit to a color.

    On Kardashian:
    Max Mara coat; Lanvin dress; Tom Ford sandals; Bottega Veneta Intreccio Oro Bruciato Knot Clutch ($3480).

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    Get The Look:

    ASOS Textured Coat ($162)

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    PHOTO: Wagner Az/AKM-GSI

    Lesson 4: Stumped on what to wear? Just copy your significant other.

    On Kardashian:
    ​Celine coat; Saint Laurent jeans.

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    Get The Look:

    One Teaspoon Awesome Baggies Jeans ($140, more sizes here)

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    PHOTO: Freddie Baez/startraksphoto.com

    Lesson 5: Dress in Instagram-friendly tones.

    On Kardashian:
    ​Balmain blazer; Splendid Very Light Jersey V-Neck Top ($52); Bleulab jeans.

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    Get The Look:

    MICHAEL Michael Kors Leather Look Blazer ($381)

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    PHOTO: Clint Brewer / Splash News

    ​Lesson 6: Put a coat on it.

    On Kardashian:
    ​Celine coat; Manolo Blahnik BB Suede Point-Toe Pumps ($595) in Coral.

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    Get The Look:

    Max Mara Studio Ninetta Coat ($585)

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    PHOTO: Dave Lee/GC Images

    Lesson 7: When in doubt, crop it out.

    On Kardashian:
    ​Kardashian Kollection turtleneck; Alaia dress; Alaia sandals; Dolce & Gabbana clutch.

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    Get The Look:

    MSGM Open Back Blouse ($191)

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    PHOTO: Brett Kaffee/Thibault Monnier

    Lesson 8: Don’t let a metal detector come between you and your accessories.

    On Kardashian:
    ​Balmain dress; Tom Ford booties.

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    Get The Look:

    Valentino Garavani Mythical Winged Lion Belt ($375)

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    PHOTO: Humberto Carreno/startraksphoto.com

    Lesson 9: When all else fails, carry a ridiculously cool clutch.

    On Kardashian:
    ​Balmain High-Waisted Tuxedo Pants ($2105); Tom Ford heels; Chanel bag; Celine sunglasses.

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