We were debating whether or not to pull the trigger on a pair of Paige Denim Edgemont skinnies. Then we saw Victoria in hers (worn with a Topshop bomber, Rebecca Minkoff hobo bag and Quay Eyewear sunnies), and we couldn't take out our credit card fast enough.
Our feelings about Miranda's wardrobe are pretty obvious. Her latest must-replicate-right-now ensemble – a plush sweater, printed silk pants and bright pumps.
Will we be spending the $4,300 it costs to get this Isabel Marant sequin-and-bead jacket? Negative. Will we be on the hunt for an embellished metallic one like it so that we can dress up our skinny boyfriend jeans (along with a gold clutch and olive suede pumps)? Affirmative.
If you put off wearing tights like some people put off seeing the dentist, consider this combination: Hilary's thigh-high Sam Edelman "Kayla" boots with her SUNO mini. Will the tops of your thighs be chilly? Maybe, but it's worth it. (P.S. A demure cardigan downplays the Pretty Woman vibe on the boots.)
Things we need: a hot-pink ruffled dress, a quilted white jacket, bright-white pumps and a time machine to bring us back to the middle of summer when we would have worn the hell out of this look. (We'll also accept round-trip tickets to the Caribbean, where we can wear this outfit year-round.)
This is the reason Instagram was sold for a billion dollars: Because it enables us to get shopping inspiration from amazing #OOTD photos like this one. Our Celeb Style Council member mixes edgy (Ann Taylor booties and waxed Citizens of Humanity leggings) with ladylike (a lapeled Juicy Couture coat) for double-tap-worthy results.
Ah, those few weeks of the year when we can go outside in sweater dresses, booties and nothing else. The singer couples her rose-printed Opening Ceremony mini with Christian Louboutin lace-ups, but the pairing works just as well with lower-priced basics. Better move fast, though – the window for this outfit is closing fast.
The Canadian actress may not be a household name, but that didn't stop editors from buzzing about her utterly perfect LWD – an Alex Perry design – and her impressive knack for accessorizing: Check out that gold Lorena Sarbu belt, BCBG Max Azria sandals, a zigzag-print Emm Kuo clutch and red lip.
We haven't wanted to wear someone else's varsity jacket (hers is Hive & Honey) this badly since the captain of the football team sat in front of us in homeroom. Olivia doubles up on leather with her black Milly mini, but smartly dials down the edge of the outfit with a sophisticated bag and green Schutz ankle-strap pumps.
How do you make thigh-high boots look pretty chic, not Pretty Woman? Miranda knows the key is to wear them with ladylike pieces in muted colors (think: cozy sweaters, tailored skirts and structured jackets in shades of gray). Sorry, body-con red mini, you'll have to sit this one out.
Not since 50 Shades has gray gotten us so excited. Jamie keeps the color, which has a bad rap for being blah, interesting by mixing prints: a floral Cameo mini with a striped sweater, metallic-embellished booties and an oversize patent clutch.
Even the most distressed boyfriend jeans seem almost work-appropriate (we said, almost, boss) when they're styled like this. Kristin (in Joe's Jeans) adds ankle-strap Chinese Laundry heels, a silky top and a bright Bebe blazer for a look that's more Monday-to-Friday than lazy Sunday.
You probably have six black-and-white dresses in your closet already. But the model makes the case for one more since her Rachel Zoe Collection mini is just so cool. The black stripes are leather, which takes it out of summery nautical territory and the high hemline means it works with flats, riding boots and heels.
If you buy only one leather skirt this fall, make it a black one. But if you buy two, make the second oxblood. We'll be throwing down cash for both colors and wearing the deep-red one exactly as Reese does: She adds a simple black sweater and ankle booties to the A.L.C. design.
On the one hand, it feels weird to be jealous of a 13-year-old. On the other hand, said 13-year-old is wearing metallic brocade pants, a cape-like black top, stappy platforms (all Emporio Armani) and a red Swarovski cross-body.
The colors in this outfit may be cool – a basic gray-blue dress, a bright-blue Rebecca Minkoff leather moto jacket, equally bold Kelly-green pumps – but the result is all kinds of hot.
Leave it to Gwen to make a pattern that seems straight out of a wallpaper-for-grannies swatch book look crazy-cool. She lets her blue-and-floral tuxedo-stripe L.A.M.B. pants hog the style spotlight, adding basic tops and accessories to the look.
We firmly believe that the word fierce is grossly overused, but there is no better adjective in the English language to describe the supermodel in her leopard-print L'Agence blouse, leather skinnies, Isabel Marant stiletto booties and burgundy bag.
While half the population is focused on getting into the model's pants, the other half is focusing on just getting her pants. They're by Ellery Bobcats and we give her props for pairing them with basics (a white Stella McCartney tee and a Phillip Lim bag), plus one hint of color (electric-blue Manolos).
No, this photo isn't from months ago. The reality star just knows that two of the hot colors for fall are petal pink and winter white. She wears them via an oversize Céline coat and white separates, adding neutral Alaïa sandals and a Balenciaga bag for an outfit that probably costs more than our entire salary.
How do we love thee, Ashley's outfit? Let us count the ways. You make a denim button-down (hers is 7 For All Mankind) look fresh by tucking it into a patent mini. You mix navy and black (and it works!). And you match your bag to your lipstick.
If you've never agreed with the phrase, "Animal prints are totally a neutral," this dress is here to finally change your mind. Olivia wears the black-and-white giraffe-print Whistles dress with bold accessories: strappy Stuart Weitzman heels, double cuffs, a silver belt and a collar necklace.
We go shopping in any old outfit, but the celeb chef hits up Henri Bendel in sexy silk pants with an elastic waistband. (Yes, we just used sexy and elastic waistband in the same sentence.) She plays off the black accents on the bottoms by adding a black tank and matching clutch.
We don't exactly think of plaid and leopard as peanut butter and jelly, but Jessica opens our eyes to how cute the combo can be. Her Marc Jacobs top works with the fierce Clare Vivier clutch because they both have a coordinating neutral base color (tan) and because she goes basic on the rest of her outfit (J Brand jeans and deep-green Sam Edelman pumps).
Tinder? No, the way to really meet guys is to go out wearing exactly what Miranda has on: a sheer snakeskin-print button-down (over a full-coverage black bra), tucked into skinny jeans (the model's are Frame Denim). Aviators and red lipstick optional.
There's still one style editor here who refuses to consider crop tops. But we have a feeling this photo of our Celeb Style Council member will convince the naysayer that midriff-baring is a win. Ashley shows off a narrow slice of tummy, pairing the black Paper London tank with a high-waisted Temperley London skirt.
Skinny jeans with booties: easy. Boyfriend jeans with booties: tricky. The designer shows us how it's done by cuffing her distressed Paige Denim pair so they hit about two inches above the top of her snakeskin L.A.M.B. shoes. An asymmetrical black blazer and structured white bag add even more polish to the torn denim.
We usually associate the color mauve with senior citizens' wardrobes. But grandma never wore mauve leather skinnies. And we're even okay with Olivia wearing the shade on top, too since she livens up the monochromatic ensemble with printed flats and a white top with a touch of sheer.
Hot, hot, hot. That's how Jess must feel in this second-skin Christian Dior leather dress, which we want, want, want. The actress also knows the key to jazzing up an all-black midi: colorful shoes and a clutch that makes a statement (both are Christian Dior).
First, nab an outfit like Brittany's black-and-white trousers, embellished sweater (both Lela Rose) and fuchsia pumps. Then wear it to work and wait for the compliments to roll in. That's our plan. You in?
Wearing your jacket over your shoulders without your arms in the sleeves is pretty much the equivalent of wearing a name tag that says, "Hi! I'm a fashionista." Olivia layers hers, a BCBG tuxedo blazer, over a chambray shirt and distressed AG Adriano Goldschmied skinnies to dress up the look. (The Tibi sandals and pyramid studded bag also help take the denim-on-denim out of casual land.)
We better schedule a date night because we just found the perfect outfit to wear for it. (Yes, that's how our brains work.) The supermodel proves sweaters can be totally guy-hot in her navy ribbed mini. As for girl-hot, look no further than that amazing red Rebecca Minkoff bag.
Yes, jumpsuits are tricky to pull off. But Stacy's L.A.M.B. design is one of the friendliest onesies we've seen in a while. It's a good baby step toward the trend since it's basic black, has a figure-flattering tie at the waist and looks perfect with nothing but flats and a fedora.
The supermodel's white Dion Lee pencil skirt is perfect for a day-to-night transition thanks to the chic zipper down the front. (At work, keep it zipped and on your way out of the office, well, you know what to do.) Take a cue from Karolina and pair it with a casual contrasting top and coordinating heels.
Heart print can look totally juvenile, but Victoria keeps her Burberry silk top looking positively posh by pairing it with dark jeans, camel boots and Cutler sunnies. (We heart the look almost as much as we heart Harper's shoes, which look totally juvenile in a good way.)
Your new favorite transitional weekend uniform, brought to you by the reigning jean queen: high-waisted skinnies (your girlfriends will appreciate these even if the boys don't), a comfy striped tank, a red sweater (hers is Autumn Cashmere) and comfy flats. The stripes still feel summery, but the shades say, "Bring on fall."
It's time to burn your bras in the name of fashion. (Kidding.) But if you're looking to give your LBD a rest, get some double-stick tape and do as Cara D (and Olivia Wilde) did. She wears the plunging white Burberry suit with nada underneath.
It's a fine line between boho-chic and "I just stole a sheet off a bed at a commune." The singer lands on the right side of said line by wearing the hippie print on a relaxed (but not baggy) Staring at Stars jumpsuit that shows some cleavage and accessorizing with a Michael Kors satchel and studded Koolaburra sandals.
Miranda gives us some fresh denim jacket inspo by teaming hers with a nautical Edith A. Miller maxi, a colorful Hèrmes scarf and black leather accessories.
Putting on this sleeveless black peek-a-boo dress with sheer panels and adding a woven clutch and two-tone sandals guarantees to turn you into the life of the party. Fine, we can't promise that, but it worked on Katie and really, how could you not want to be the center of attention in this chic look?
We know that when Jennifer sang, "I can't change" at the VMAs, she was talking about more important things, but additionally, we'd kinda be fine with her never changing out of this cropped tee and pleated skirt with cool pyramid studs at the waist.
If Emma Roberts's metallic skirt didn't already convince you that pencil skirts don't have to look straight out of a Mad Men episode, Olivia's Clover Canyon one should do the trick. P.S. With a pattern that busy, adding a black tee (hers is Crippen) and monochromatic heels (hers are Jimmy Choo) is clutch.
Showing up to school in PJs used to be a recurring nightmare, but showing up to work in them is now a fully realized dream of ours. Jessica styles her black-and-white spotted bottoms with a leather bomber, black Chinese Laundry flats and a ladylike cross-body to make it clear she didn't just roll out of bed.
It's time to cheat on your denim vest. Selena's olive Jet by John Eshaya sleeveless topper is perfect for the summer-to-fall transition since it looks just as good with a floral mini as it does how she styled it: over a black top, ankle-zip jeans and cutout Jeffery Campbell boots.