Style Icon: Miley Cyrus

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Teen queen turned fashion and pop culture provocateur Miley Cyrus is a style icon in her own right. Having transformed before our eyes from Disney pop princess into a bona fide fashion insider, her recent collaboration with Jeremy Scott is further proof of her fashion prowess and unique style sensibility. She can go from red carpet glam to high street brash and bold fashion in a snap. This is what makes her so exciting, what Miley wears is always a clear reflection of her mood and where she is in her life. It is so transparent and simply thrilling to watch and observe. Let Miley inspire you to take fashion risks and wear things you never thought you would. Buck tradition and break all the rules while keeping chicness top of mind a la Miley.15

Here are my picks of Miley’s top 10 best looks:

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Miley does tailored in this red carpet look. Her cutting edge and modern take on the pantsuit involves bright yellow athletic piping and a mandarin collar top with sheer paneling. Wearing a black bra underneath a white top is a very Miley move that shows she’s no red carpet rookie. She can turn even a fashion faux pas into a moment of chicness.¬†

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You wouldn’t expect to see Miley in a Canadian tuxedo (read: denim on denim look), and yet here she is pulling it off excellently and putting her own twist to it, of course. The long white talons, royal blue minimalist sandals, and her spiky bleached blonde hair are outfit add-ons that are so Miley.

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A matching full tea skirt and crop top make for a ladylike ensemble. However, black and white perforated mesh detailing add a definitely daring spin on the matching set trend. I also love how Miley styled this look simply, opting to let these striking separates take center stage and keep the accessories and beauty look at a minimum.

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This casual street style look is signature Miley. Youthful, playful, and fun, the Converse sneaks, oversized white tee and flannel shirt combo is a little bit country and a little bit rock n’ roll. Just like Miley. Layered and chunky gold bling, a messy top knot, oval sunnies, and a black leather studded carryall ¬†make this the quintessential young Hollywood pavement pounding outfit.

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This is the look that best captures Miley’s style of the moment. A little bit more grown up and polished, and plenty more fashion forward, this monochromatic look has elements of street like a leather motorcycle jacket and chunky heeled creepers that blend with classic black pieces for a stunning evening look.

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Want inspiration on how to style your graphic tee? Look no further than this look from Miley. A gilded satchel, leather mini skirt, and layered neck candy upgrade her tee from casual to an outfit fit for a night out or maybe a concert date. Take note of the extreme side part, and how a simple styling trick can have a huge difference in the overall vibe of your look.

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Now while this red carpet look may not be everyone’s cup of tea, it perfectly captures Miley’s no holds barred, take no prisoners view on fashion. She is obviously going to have a great time wearing this look, and at the end of the day it’s how your clothes make you feel that truly matters. It’s such a provocative look that still manages to look noteworthy, I love the embellishments and the color and texture it adds to the look.

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All white for the summer means extreme distressed jeans and cropped tops for Miley. With some chunky chain bling and creepers, she personalizes this all white look and gives it her touch of street style and funk.

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She wowed everyone in this red carpet look for this year’s VMA Awards. Equal parts edgy, chic, and incredibly fashion forward, this all leather ensemble is just what you would expect from Miley on a red carpet event. It’s young and fun while still looking sophisticated, and reveals just the right amount of skin. The metallic sandal is a great footwear choice that nicely rounds out this A plus red carpet style.

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Miley can go glam too. With slicked back hair, smoky eyes, and a splendid glittering column gown, it certainly displays her penchant for bold look-at-me styles. This gown is feminine and yet the green sequins elevates it from your traditional evening gown. The halter neckline is an excellent detail too.

Photos from WhoWhatWear and Pinterest

Which out of these looks bowled you over? Don’t you just love how Miley is such a fashion chameleon?

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Runway Review: Alexander Wang Spring 2015

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Credited as being chiefly responsible for the now ubiquitous athletic trend, Alexander Wang comes to the runway yet again with a new and refreshing take on sportswear meets high fashion. His love for sneakers and sporty pieces has birthed an ongoing fashion revolution as fashionistas and consumers alike continue to elevate sneakers, joggers, and hoodies into a higher level of chic.

This Spring/Summer 2015 season, Alexander Wang did not send models down the runway in sneakers. The footwear was still of sporty inspiration though, with woven fabric, mesh, and rubber used as materials for the heels that the models wore. The presence of sneaker culture was shown in the clothes themselves, as iconic sneaker designs and prints consistently showed up and shaped the design of the collection. Here’s my 10 favorites from the Alexander Wang Spring 2015 Runway:

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One would not equate the Alexander Wang brand to office style, but this particular look will look perfect for work. Both the white blazer and crisp trousers are tailored to perfection, and the woven heels add a color splash to this black and white look.

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Inspired by the hottest sneaks to storm the scene, the Nike Flyknits, this orange body con dress can be a graphic and more contemporary alternative to your LBD.

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Yellow, gray, and black; get inspired by how visually interesting all three colors look when combined together. The ribbing on the bright top is especially chic.

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A lightweight jersey maxi like this one can be a major statement, one that shows off your high level and haute couture chops. I can definitely see this modern stunner on celebs with edgy style like Rihanna or Miley.

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Wear your love for Jordans on your sleeve. Literally. The signature Jordan sneaker print is made into a sweater that’ll look just as good when paired with your everyday denim and ballet flats.

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Substitute your trusty leather motorcycle jacket for this structured mesh piece. The red piping is a detail that’ll make a difference on your outfits.

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Inspired by another iconic sneaker, the Adidas Stan Smith, this tennis skirt and polo ensemble is a new brand of preppy country club chic.

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The designer continues to make joggers a style staple as he shows this amazing gray joggers with front piping detail on the runway. Take a cue from this head to toe gray look, monochromatic need not be boring when it is rich in texture and athletic dressing need not be sloppy when pieces are as polished as this.

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The beautiful beading on this blouse is a work of art in itself. A piece like this one can make your look stand out instantly.

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Fearless and confident in his vision, the lines in this frock is jaw dropping and serves as an extraordinary design element.

How are you liking this collection? I personally love it! Have a great weekend ladies!

All Images from Style.com