8 Styling Secrets British Women Know That You Don't

British women have historically had an impeccable flair for taste and style going back as far as the Tudor era and those drool-worthy Elizabethean necklines all the way to the present-day icons like Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, whose staying power has lasted for the last several decades. British fashion's uniqueness comes from the Brits' eye for textiles and embellishment combined with an affinity for color tossed in with a touch of irreverence. They know how to put together an outfit that somehow works from the early hours of a day to the wee hours of the night without having to get changed in between. They are masters of versatile, über-stylish dressing, you might say. With that in mind, we turned to some of our favorite British celebrities to pick up a new styling trick or two we can test-drive this spring.

From the easiest way to elevate a floral spring dress to the number one night-out staple every woman should own to the layering piece that makes every outfit cooler, scroll down for inspiring looks from the likes of Alexa Chung, Kate Moss, and beyond.

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