There is a special place in our hearts for the too-short run of the series My So-Called Life. How many times did we wish we had friends like Rayanne and Rickie? How badly did we want the perfect bob haircut like Angela?
Perhaps the love comes from the way it perfectly captured the teenage experience, a time when we were waiting for our life to start and learning to accept the parts of ourselves that were different; all the while navigating the daunting social structure of high school. The show refreshingly displayed teenhood in all its angsty, awkward glory. That honesty not only made it inspiring but also groundbreaking. As we move closer to Fall, it is the perfect time to pay homage to our favorite Liberty High students by breaking out the ‘90s-inspired looks.
My So-Called Style: Angela
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Angela not only had the best hair, she also had an awesomely relaxed and unique style. Overalls are not only comfortable, they also can be edgy and fashion-forward! Take a hint from Claire Danes and pair them with an awesome attitude and a crop tee, or glam them up with a silk blouse.
Get the Look: Free People Overalls // High Waisted Velvet Overalls // rag & bone Black Denim Overalls // Denim Overalls
My So-Called Style: Rayanne
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We will forever covet Rayanne’s awesome style, which is all the more relevant today. Everything from the dark brick red lip to the high waisted jeans and crop tees, it’s the ultimate cool-girl look!
Get the Look: Urban Outfitters Mom Jean // American Apparel Mom Jean // UNIF Cher Crop Top // Maroon Knit Crop Top
My So-Called Style: ’90s Resurgence Essentials
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Plaid and flannel don’t have to be just stereotypical apparel of Generation X, they can also add that extra dose of color and pattern to an otherwise simple outfit. Tie it around your waist to show off your trendy style or wear it under your favorite oversized sweater for some perfect cold-weather layering.
Get the Look: Flannel Shirt // Plaid Shirt // Vintage Fringe Jacket // Denim Jacket // Denim Trench Coat // Dr Martens Spotted Dalmatian Boot // Matte Black Dr Martens Boot
Whether it’s a casual lunch or a night out on the town, jumpsuits are everywhere this season. Think you can’t rock this trend? Think again. Jumpsuits can be challenging, but it’s all about choosing the right style for you. To find your perfect jumpsuit, keep these three factors in mind: cut, fabric and print.
If you’re more on the curvy side, it’s best to avoid large prints and styles that are too baggy or overly form-fitting. Be on the lookout for solid colors and neutral prints and smooth fabrics and don’t forget to add a pair of heels for a slimming and elongated effect. You should also consider low necklines and modest embellishment, if any.
When it comes to styling, add a belt to perfectly enhance your waist. For a more flashy look, explore adding colorful or embellished statement necklaces to balance your body proportions and bring on the drama.
For petite figures, choose skinny straps or v-neck styles with a shorter cut, to show off the length of your legs. You’ll want to avoid longer, loose cuts as this can make the body appear smaller in size. Petite frames are best in small patterns and solid colors as this helps make the frame seem taller than it actually is.
For those of you on the slimmer side, explore in loose flowing and printed jumpsuits to add definition to your body and accentuate your curves. Denim jumpsuits and rompers have been a season favorite for slimmer figures. If you decide to go down the denim route, keep in mind that it’s all about a perfect fit. Try to steer clear from denim jumpsuits that hug or sit on your curves as you want to find one that are a bit looser but slim fitting.
By keeping these general rules and your curves in mind, your hunt to finding the perfect jumpsuit will be more fun and easygoing than challenging as you will see your jumpsuit collection grow. Ready to get started? Check out our Jumpsuits and Rompers Showroom!
It’s safe to say that no one can get enough of Garance Dore this season. The fashion photographer, blogger, and illustrator has curated an exclusive collection with the French brand, Equipment. The collection available at Equipment, features the artist’s most notable illustrations on sleek white button-downs and silk scarves that provoke outfit envy in establishing the perfect Parisian vibe.
Get the Look: Garance Dore x Equipment
The scarf can be styled as a headband or tied around your neck for an effortless summer look. As for the button-down? Pair it with a denim a-line skirt, jeans or culottes and you’re ready for a Parisian holiday!
Feeling inspired yet? Although the collection retails for a pretty penny, we’ve got the perfect pieces that emulate this collection that are as the French would say, irrésistible.
Skirt // Top // Scarf // Sandals
Mastering the Parisian style has become a trend all on its own. However, the key to conquering this look is to be confident and utilizing pieces that are feminine, cheeky and can be integrated with various looks, such as seen with this collection. Garance Dore focuses with illustrations that are inspired by the red lips French women love. This bold and seducing print, allows any woman to stand out and grasp their confidence whether walking on the streets of Paris or on the streets of San Francisco.
Top // Jacket // Scarf // Culottes // Sunglasses
A chic pool party is the best way to wind down the summer. Whether you’re hanging out on a cute floaty or glamming it up with a refreshing cocktail, these looks are perfect for some late season festivities. Just make sure you’re using the right sun protection!
Breton Top // High-Waisted Shorts // Wide-Brim Hat
Wear a breton top with high waisted shorts for a classic retro look. Add a floppy hat to keep your style nice and cool.
Bright and Fun
Fringe Swim Top // Swim Bottoms // Heart Sunglasses
For hanging out in the water, make a cute statement with a fun pool floaty and an eye-catching bikini! Finish off your look with some adorable heart-shaped sunglasses.
Dress // Gold Bangles
Take a nod from Solange and be a glamorous earth angel! Natural hair and a flowy, neutral dress are perfect with gold bangles. Add a natural touch with a flower and you’re ready to relax.
Espadrilles are great for warm weather outfits, so why not kick it up a notch with CHANEL? Our Posh Concierge program is a great way to add cute stuff to your closet with the added benefit of complimentary authentication services.
Summer is that special time of year when you tend to wear less, which means you have to be extra selective in order to infuse style into your outfit. So you might as well make the most of it and wear something awesome!
CHANEL Black and Tan Espadrilles
CHANEL Leather Espadrilles
CHANEL Denim Espadrilles
CHANEL Canvas Espadrilles