As much as we love borrowing from the boys, sometimes its nice get in touch with our feminine side, think: lace, miniskirts, and sheer stockings. As such, we looked to our favorite ladies with a capital “L”, from Alexa Chung (master of the gamine shtick) to Scarlett Johansson (a sultry siren of the highest order) to see how they pull off a softer look. Click through now for our tips for dressing like the fairer sex.
1. Tie a bow in your hair
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Forget all school-girl associations—if it’s cool enough for Alexa Chung, it’s cool enough for you.
Does locating the perfect ribbon feel like a hassle? Never fear, these pre-made bow ponytail holders will do the trick.
Here’s the thing about being a girl: you’ve likely got some curves, so why not show them off? A belt at your natural waist is a no-brainer solution. A tunic-length number like Allison Williams’ Dior top makes a flattering peplum effect when cinched at the waist.
A metal belt feels like a sophisticated upgrade from a leather version.