10 Things Models Know About Fashion That You Don't

Sure, you may never have their endless legs or enviable bone structure, but that doesn’t mean you can’t poach their fashion sense. Read on to learn 10 model style tricks that are strictly confidential. Well, until now…

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Adam Katz Sinding of le21eme.com

A self-referential outfit is the height of sartorial sophistication.

 

Pictured: Ming Xi 

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Stockholm Street Style

Seamed tights add va va voom to any ensemble.

 

Pictured: Lindsey Wixon

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Stockholm Street Style

The more shades of the same color, the more engaging the monochrome.

 

Pictured: Tanya Dziahileva

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Band of Outsiders

Washed Silk Crepe Pants ($375)

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Adam Katz Sinding of le21eme.com

Your hair can (read: should) be part of your ensembles.



Pictured: Chloe Norgaard

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Vanessa Jackman

A puffer coat can be chic. Just opt for an unconventional color or print.

 

Pictured: Vasilisa Pavlova

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Style Du Monde

Glitter-flecked plaid and a pewter brooch that doubles as a blazer crest work to turn a traditional prep school look on its head. 

 

Pictured: Caroline Brasch Nielsen

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Stockholm Street Style

A hint of a neon bra underneath a semi-sheer top plays it coy without oversharing. 

 

Pictured: Sara Eirud

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Style Du Monde

Classic couple, leather and lace, rekindle their spark thanks to a structured jacket and peekaboo skirt.

 

Pictured: Joan Smalls

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Adam Katz Sinding of le21eme.com

A comfy oversized sweater offsets the inherent drama of a leopard-print pencil skirt and gold belt.

 

Pictured: Laura Love 

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Stockholm Street Style

A vibrant tangerine bag against an all-black outfit is like a comet in the night sky. In other words, mesmerizing.

 

Pictured: Herieth

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