The fashion-forward feel of this outfit from Brie immediately caught my attention! It's such a fantabulous way to do casual ...but still throw a really stylish, bold twist into it, which makes it an amazeballs look to play with for weekend happenings. The crux of this look is the contrast between Brie's carefree, boho cami and her mod oxfords. Her shoes have a solid, masculine vibe that gives a voguish twist to this outfit. Since the styling really hinges on the shoes, recreating that styling gets a bit interesting, but I have some thoughts :). Step 1: grab any fun, boho top from your closet and/or dresser. Brie chose black, so I've gone with that here, but tan, camel, ivory and khaki neutrals will work just as well. If your top has multi-colored embroidery, so much the better; crochet, beading, tassels or other artisanal detail are strongly encouraged. Fringe is a perfectly acceptable option as well. If you are sans boho camis entirely, try a crocheted sweater over a tank or bralette. It will create the same free-spirited feel to contrast with strong shoes. Distressed denim is a flawless choice for this look, not only because of its laidback vibe, but also because of the ventilation potential ;) (fashionality doesn't always require suffering :)). Non-distressed will work too. The crucial aspect of your pants is the silhouette; you need something with some width. Wide leg designs are precisely right, straight-legs will do nicely and you can probably get away with bootcuts if need be. Leave the skinny jeans home on this one. If you are anti-denim, follow these same principles with chinos. If you own culottes in any cotton fabric, this would be the time to haul them out of whatever recess they are currently in. Ok, now to the ride-or-die: shoes! Lace-up oxfords - especially chunky-soled versions are the ultimate foil for this breezy look. In the absence of such a pair, go for a flat espadrille. It still gives you that grounded vibe, albeit a bit more classically than Brie's choice. Lace-up gladiator flats will do the trick as well. Happy laidback styling!
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