22 October 2009

The best dressed: winter warmers

fearne cotton Alexa Chung

Tis the season of the fashion coat. And here at Grazia, we love a cool yet cosy cover up like Fearne Cotton’s A-line swing design which draws attention to her killer legs and Alexa Chung’s double-breasted wool one accented by metallic buttons. Our favourite Park Avenue princess, Blair Waldorf (aka Leighton Meester) also opted for bold buttons on her voluminous coat while her Gossip Girl co-star, Jessica Szohr chose a more unconventional style courtesy of Proenza Schouler.

Leighton Meester Jessica Szohr

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Taylor Momsen Madonna

Little leather jackets are a current classic and a key piece in every wardrobe (not just Alice Dellal’s). Yep, thanks to their universal appeal, anyone can pull off a biker and add a touch of cool to their dressed down denim or pretty party dress. Taylor Momsen's rock chick day looks go from strength to strength thanks to her love of all things leather. This micro mini dress with lace tight and ankle boots could be a tad precious for a city stroll but when teamed with this cropped jacket, the combination is completely cool. Madonna also adds interest to her simple shift with her dominatrix-esque choice and flaunts those curves by keeping it zipped.

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Jameela Jamil Rachel Stevens

These ladies unleashed their wild sides yesterday and showed us how to do animal print the British way. Jameela Jamil, Rachel Stevens and Trinny Woodall gave their leopard print coats all the attention by keeping the rest of their look understated but for a guaranteed style statement that gives you the party vibe, pair with a clashing print or bright sequined number à la Tolula Adeyemi.

Trinny Woodall Tolula Adeyemi

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marc jacobs

And finally, Marc Jacobs! The designer’s favourite coat in autumnal green is a functional option for the season and when teamed with biker boots, he works the popular military trend but avoids going too grunge thanks to his trademark tartan skort and that gorgeous khaki Birkin bag. If only our boyfriends could be so pretty...


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