Sometimes it’s the little touches that take your outfit from average to enviable. Celebrities have stylists to calculate all the complicated nuances of putting together a look, but we aren’t all so fortunate. Luckily, tFS has put together some celeb-inspired styling tips and tricks to help you put together a look that’s got that extra oomph! This week, Felicity Jones shows us how to wear stripes, from Parisienne chic to all glammed up.
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Look #1: Leather & Tweed
Who says stripes just belong on casual t-shirts and sweaters? Felicity Jones put together a look that was part rock n’ roll, part old school sophisticate by pairing a short leather circle skirt by L’Agence with a Dolce & Gabbana tweed jacket. She could’ve gone the traditional celebrity all-black route with a dark top underneath, but her magenta and violet striped Thakoon top gave this look some punch. Her black leather duffel, charcoal tights and Urban Outfitters suede platform sandals pulled it all together. Leave the jacket on for when you're out and about, or lose it for a night out.
1. Topshop Tweed Drop Arm Boyfriend Coat – $170; 2. Sara Berman Studded Leather Mini Skirt – $135; 3. Tights for Every Occasion in Dark Gray – $14.99; 4. The Addison Story Stripe Lace Top – $72.72; 5. ASOS Hysteric Platform High Sandals – $72.72;
Look #2: Proenza Schouler
At the Reel Stories, Real Lives event in Hollywood, Jones went out on a limb by pairing stripes with stripes. Alas, her black and yellow striped leather midi skirt and striped polo with sequin collar are from the Proenza Schouler Spring 2012 line, so they’ll have to stay on our fantasy wish list.
Look #3: Midnight in Paris
Jones looked like a chic Parisienne in the Breton striped boatneck shirt she paired with basic pieces: black ankle-length skinnies, patent pumps, a gold locket, and a slouchy black blazer. The modish look is part nautical, part mime, totally easy to pull off, and perfect for a coffee shop date or a trip to an art museum. I’d love to see this with a classic cat eye or a just-been-kissed red lip for a pop of color.