It’s hard not to envy truly glamorous women. They’re alluring, glossy, and perfectly poised—and almost always appear as if they’re about to leave for a far more sophisticated soirée. Even if your life isn’t a series of red carpet events and black-tie galas, a little glamour can add some oomph to your look (and make getting dressed a lot more fun).
Ahead, check out seven style habits of the most glamorous women and shop some of our favorite pieces as well.
It doesn’t matter whether the label says Gap or Givenchy. If your clothes fit you well, you’ll look impeccable.
On Victoria Beckham: Victoria Beckham tuxedo blazer and pants.
Sequins, beads, and ruffles for day—why not? As long as these flashy pieces are styled appropriately for the occasion, embellishments are fair game no matter what time it is.
The glamorous gravitate toward jewelry—nothing overdone, just a tasteful mix of their favorite pieces worn on a daily basis.
On Rihanna: Dior dress.
…Only when it comes to fashion, of course! Glamorous women don’t shy away from a bit of dramatic flair—whether it’s an exaggerated silhouette, a bold red lip, an out-there accessory, or a combination of all the above.
On Diane Kruger: Donna Karan Atelier jumpsuit; Jimmy Choo shoes; Anya Hindmarch Pencil Case Clutch ($2250).
While a neutral palette can certainly look glamorous, these ladies consistently pull off high-impact, statement-making color combinations.
On Blake Lively: Cushnie et Ochs high-waisted pants, top, and coat.
Glamorous women always look flawless, in large part because they’re incredibly conscious about how they dress for their figure.
On Cate Blanchett: Lanvin dress.
Wearing a stunning floor-length gown is great—if you’re attending a black-tie engagement. But these ladies are aware that dressing appropriately is a way of expressing respect for the place and people you’re meeting.
On Olivia Palermo: Dior scarf and dress; Jimmy Choo shoes.
What do you do to inject a little glamour into your everyday look? Let us know in the comments below!