The 7 Wardrobe Staples Italian It-Girls Rely On


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As much as we love French girls for their style, it seems Italian girls are starting to threaten their undefeated title. More and more, we’ve been spotting Italian girls rolling out show stopping looks—and suddenly, we’re focusing more on what’s happening in Milan than in Paris.

This isn’t to say that we’re over the whole French-girl aesthetic; that will never happen, if we’re being realistic. We’ve just found another group of girls who are giving the Parisiennes a run for their money. To start getting some inspiration on how to channel our inner-Italian girl, we’ve been following some of the country’s biggest It girls on Instagram to spy on their style.

Needless to say, it’s outfit inspo galore. Below, we’ve called out some of the common pieces that Italy’s most fashionable are wearing on repeat. By adding a few of these styles into your daily rotation, you’ll be dressing like the best of them in no time. Keep scrolling to see the wardrobe staples every Italian It girl relies on and shop our picks, if you’re feeling so inclined.  


Italian girls love using fashion to make a statement, and what easier way than in-your-face metallics. Whether in the form of coat, dress, or jumpsuit, stand out in something sparkly.

A Colourful Suit

What looks cooler than a coordinated suit? A colourful one. Opt for a bright blazer and trousers (or bodysuit) for an outfit that will turn heads.

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Fur Coat

Take a style cue from Carrie Bradshaw and find yourself a signature fur coat. Italian It-girls are all about fur coats, so we don’t expect this trend to die anytime soon.


Despite the resurgent popularity of the midi dress, Italian style stars still know how to rock a minidress. Choose one in a unique print and silhouette to keep this look fashion-forward rather than teenager-esque.

Over-the-knee Boots

Ankle boots are having a moment, but their tall counterparts are still a favourite among Italian girls. Pair it with said mini dress for an easy going out look.

White Boots

This trend is undeniably universal, and Italian girls are big fans as well. A white boot with a bit of a heel is the easiest shoe to instantly update any outfit, 2018 style.

Leather Jacket

A leather jacket is an undeniable staple, but Italian girls bring a fresh perspective to the classic. Instead of going for your usual moto, try a leather jacket in a different silhouette for a more unique look.