It's All in the Details: Alexa Chung
This English beauty's effortless style has made her a fashion icon not just in the UK, but worldwide. But what makes her style so special?
Alexa doesn't wear a whole lot of high fashion. In fact most of what she wears is (more expensive versions of) stuff you might expect to find if you raided a NYC college student's closet; sensible basics, solid neutrals, a few big statement pieces, and loads of accessories. So it's not immediately evident what's so captivating about her style. But once you take a closer look, you'll see that Ms Chung is the master of effortless chic and attention to detail.
Although she is definitely not afraid of it, Alexa does not wear much color. She tends to choose solids over prints and neutrals over colors. However, this doesn't mean she's boring and un-experimental. The uniqueness of her garments tends to lie within their structure.
She also seems to know exactly what an outfit needs when it needs something:
and when it needs nothing at all: