Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Get the Look: Dsquared Fall 2009

You guys know I'm kind of obsessed with runway show styling. For me it's the easiest way to tap into the look and vibe of a show without actually spending a lot of money, which is always a plus. Going off of my love for the Dsquared Fall 2009 show, I threw together a couple of tips to style the look for a little less.

I think it breaks down into: big scarf and big sunglasses with a belted cardigan or little leather jacket layered over basics like a mini dress or jean shorts and a tee. Very simple, and kind of trashy Hollywood glamor in the best possible way (classic Dsquared).

Haute Hippie Tank Dress, $95 at, Mike & Chris Whitman Leather Jacket, $792 at, Marc by Marc Jacobs Oversized Sunglasses, $95 at, Love Quotes Poly-blend Scarf in Lapis Lazuli, $74 at I like this tank dress because it's super-duper basic, pretty affordable, and not too short. It's essentially to most basic of basics, which keeps the whole look from going over the top. Add this Mike & Chris leather jacket on top for instant edge, easy glamor, and some extra warmth (I tried to find a cheaper leather bomber-esque jacket, but I'm stumped. A motorcyle jacket will do just as well here). The giant, anti-paparazzi lenses and oversized scarf are not only practical (making you impervious to flashing lens--or the sun--and chilly breezes), but completely elevate the outfit.

But you really don't need to buy much for this look. Layer some sort of bomber or motorcyle jacket over a tee/tank dress, throw on a big scarf and some giant sunnies, and you've got that instant Hollywood starlet look with all of the glam and none of the drama.

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