While we'll never forget her stylish (and very pink) turn as Elle Woods, Reese Witherspoon's personal style is not to be overlooked. The Southern belle has a signature look that's polished, feminine, but also fun. Whether she's tackling a major red carpet, or she's out running errands, Reese's aesthetic is instantly recognizable. Now, thanks to Reese's successful lifestyle brand Draper James, it's easier than ever to channel the actress's signature look. And while Reese's daughter Ava will be hard to beat out in the look alike department, that doesn't mean you can't steal a trick or two from Reese as well.
Consider Reese a major style icon? Below we've rounded up seven of our favorite ensembles she's worn over the years. From easy off-duty looks to dressed up styles, they run the gamut but all embody her Southern charm. Think bold hues, flirty patterns, and heels, always heels, below. Read on for seven tips to steal from Reese now.
Style Notes: If you're running around all day, but still want to wear heels, skip the stilettos and opt for more comfortable footwear.
On Reese Witherspoon: Draper James Elliot shirt, Memphis skirt, and Minnie bag.
Style Notes: While mixing two bold hues might seem untoward at first, don't be afraid to clash. The key is keeping your pieces of choice simple, sleek, and classic.
On Reese Witherspoon: Nina Ricci yellow dress.
Style Notes: If your outfit is monochromatic, try adding a pop of color with a bright bag like Reese's red tote.
On Reese Witherspoon: Lovers + Friends x Monica Rose Lucia crop top and Charlie skirt; Kate Spade tassel heels.
Style Notes: Reese's classic take on black-tie dressing let her floral-embellished dress shine by keeping accessories simple.
On Reese Witherspoon: J. Mendel F/W 16 gown; Tiffany & Co. diamond necklace and ring.
Style Notes: Break up a high-volume dress and accentuate your waist by adding a belt or ribbon cinched at the narrowest part of the torso.
On Reese Witherspoon: Monique Lhuillier tulle dress.
Style Notes: Skip the costume jewelry. Channel Reese and keep your choices simple, a gold pendant, sleek watch, and, of course, pearls.
On Reese Witherspoon: Draper James printed blouse and skirt.
Want more outfit inspiration? See our favorite looks from another trendsetter, Alexa Chung.