No Styling Required: Chic One-Piece Looks

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There are some days that require pieces that speak for itself. When you’re having a busy week, sometimes you need clothing that you can just put on and dash out the door, while still looking fabulous, of course.

I’ve rounded up 3 stylish closet essentials you should invest in.

These three one-piece wonders make getting dressed up way easier. You can opt for different materials, prints, or colors of these silhouettes, but the effect is all the same; these 3 one-piece closet treasures will give you major style, without lots of time spent on styling and primping. Put it on and go. Who knew that one piece could have so much style? Take a look at these one-pieces that pack a sartorial punch.

Jumpsuits

Especially now that the 70s is such a big trend, jumpsuits are back and hotter than ever. Need more convincing? Check out how these stylish stars wowed with their jumpsuits.

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Elevate casual staples like sneakers and a gray hoodie when you work it with a navy jumpsuit a la Dree Hemingway.

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Rose Byrne‘s silver jumpsuit is proof that one stunning piece is all you need.

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Kendall Jenner makes a black jumpsuit even chicer with Chanel flats and classic black sunnies.

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If you want a more feminine twist to your jumpsuit, opt for dainty vintage inspired prints like Mandy Moore.

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Olivia Palermo is a modern style icon, and if she rocks a jumpsuit on its own, better believe you should too. I love this white stunner! So perfect for end of summer festivities.

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Heidi Klum nods to the 70s in this denim jumpsuit. The mechanic style silhouette is another hot trend too.

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Emily Ratajowski shows us an alternative way to style a jumpsuit. An ankle-cropped jumpsuit alludes to the culottes trend and finishing it off with ankle booties is the ultimate cool girl move. Bravo, Emily.

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Leigh Lezark‘s amazing retro print jumpsuit has a flattering low V-cut neckline that makes this look so ideal for your next girls’ night out.

Maxi Dresses

Forget those boring tank maxis paired with flip-flops. The following looks flip the script on your typical summer maxi dress. These floor-length pieces can do more than be your beach cover-up. Maxi dresses can go above and beyond its casual origins and move toward fashion forward fashion editor worthy style. Its volume and drama require no styling, all it requires is the right eye to spot the right maxi to rock.

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Miroslava Duma‘s printed maxi gets modern and architectural with a statement collar.

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 Blogger Maja Wyh knows very well that silhouette can make a major difference. The off-shoulder neckline, stripes, and bell sleeves make this piece stand out.

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Poppy Delevingne looks boho chic in this embroidered and embellished maxi. The design is so intricate that you don’t need anything else.

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Jennifer Grace of the Native Fox blog knows very well that no accessories are needed when you have a textured maxi dress as eye-catching as this one.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley lets her pleated white maxi do all the talking. I love how she styled it simply with white Adidas sneakers and beach babe waves.

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Vanessa Hudgens is frequently spotted in a maxi dress, since it has become a staple of her signature boho style. If you’re looking to make a big splash with your maxi, look for details like midriff cut-outs or double slits.

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Miranda Kerr displays her style savvy with a bright turquoise maxi. You can never go wrong with a vibrant color.

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Alexa Chung‘s floral print maxi has a definite vintage vibe, made even more unique buckled Mary-Janes.

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Chiara Ferragni‘s red, white, and blue maxi frock looks so modern, especially when finished off with matching red pumps and a white cross body bag.

Romper/Playsuit

I love a good romper/playsuit. These breezy one-piece is an ensemble that communicates youthful style and sexy allure all in one breath. This is a great pick for the last slew of summer parties and picnics.

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Aimee Song of the blog, Song of Style, hits a major trend in this romper. I adore that tropical print! Perfect on the beach and perfect for the city too!

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Kate Bosworth‘s Coachella look is a culotte and romper hybrid. How can you not love that midriff cut-out detail and halter neckline? It’s so 90s!

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Alessandra Ambrosio looks chic even while walking her dog. How does she do it? With a printed romper and simple casual accessories, of course. Just slip it on and go.

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Selena Gomez‘s ensemble is evidence that all you need is the right print and fabric to make even a casual silhouette, like the romper, look sexy enough and dressy enough for evening.

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Kiernan Shipka‘s look is sophisticated. Further proof that the romper is a one-piece wonder you should consider for your closet.

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Beyonce ‘s denim playsuit screams 70s glam especially when paired with poker straight locks and hints of earthy brown tones.


Which one-piece will you be investing in? Whether it’s a jumpsuit, maxi dress, or a romper, trust me, it’ll be a worthy addition to your closet. Plus, it’ll make getting ready in the morning or getting ready for a party ten times easier and faster.

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Street Style Trend: Fringe

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The 70s are back in a big way this season. From the oft-reported fashion industry switch from skinnies to bell-bottoms, down to the ubiquity of wide brim hats, the styles and trends from the Woodstock era are staging a comeback, and from the looks of things these trends are here to stay. At least until the next season comes. Fringe is one of those trends that have swept the street style scene and blogs, and have got us all in a tizzy. It’s just such a dramatic material and it makes a statement that cannot be ignored. Dip your toe into this trend and flex your sartorial muscles as you take on this boho-hippie fringe trend and make it your own. Always remember that melding your personal style with prevailing current trends is the key to having standout and unique style. Here, I’ve rounded up the best street style inspiration that’ll surely unleash your creative styling spirit and get you on the fringe trend train.

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Pairing your bad gal cutout boots with some ladylike vintage floral fringe cape for a look that is sure to turn heads. An all black look gets the right amount of flash with this fringe stunner.

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Dakota Fanning is such a little style icon, and this red fringe Valentino dress is proof. Minimal accessorizing and a matching statement red lip is all you need when you’ve got Valentino Rockstud pumps to complement your textured fringe frock.

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Sometimes a touch of fringe action is all that you need to take your outfit to the next level. Since trends come and go, a fringe bag is a good way to test the waters with this trend. Just look at how this denim cutoff and sweater combo gets elevated with a statement hat, over-the-knee boots and black fringe leather shoulder bag.

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Daring enough to try fringe on fringe? Keep the rest of your ensemble model off duty simplistic chic. Fringe sandals and a fringe sling bag don’t feel too overwhelming when worn with a simple crop top and classic faded denim.

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Subtlety is always elegant. A slight hint of the fringe trend vis-a-vis a fringe velvet scarf can do so much for your OOTD.  This fringe scarf keeps you warm and it’s right on trend too.

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A brown Pocahontas-like fringe cape can look so wrong, but if anyone was to disprove this it would be newly-minted style icon, Amal Clooney. Looking flawless as always, she upgrades her white tee and black trousers combo with this fringe cape. The blue snakeskin clutch steers this look clear from hippie fashion victim territory, and makes it look more modern.

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Who would’ve though that fringe would play so well with athletic sneaks? This unexpected trend marriage works because of the neutral color palette, great fit, and classic silhouettes.

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Maximalist can work for you if you’ve got the confidence and fashion chutzpah. A bold pair of fringe calf boots with a printed fringe poncho works when you keep everything else natural, even your hair and makeup.

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Make like a fashion editor and cop some of that next level style when you wear your leather fringe jacket as a top and cinch it with an oversized belt. A ruched army green skirt and modern black sandals keep the fringe jacket from looking like you fished it out of a bad 70s flashback.

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A touch of red and fringe is a bold look-at-me accessory that will earn you double takes. This red fringe clutch gives this tomboyish oversized blazer and neck scarf look some trendy flavour.

So which look did you love? Fringe is a white hot trend right now, and I can’t wait to get creative with it! Have a great weekend ladies!

All images from WhoWhatWear

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