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10 Fall Looks to Try Inspired by Fashion Bloggers

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(Original story published  on Monday August 25th 2014 on Slice.ca.)

Sure, designers may set the trends, but it’s the fashion bloggers who inspire us to actually don the new looks we love. And because we feel like we’re in need of help branching out of this hole of a comfort zone we’ve gotten ourselves into, we’ve decided to look to them for new ideas on reinventing our look. So, we’ve pulling some of our favourite must-copy outfits sported by the bloggers on our very well curated list of Instrammers we follow to steal (we mean, “borrow”) a few of their styling ways.

From adding a new standout pair of steppers to your wardrobe to finally mastering those trendy overalls (without channelling our five-year-old self, that is), scroll down to get yourself out of your fashion rut, and into an exciting, covetable new wardrobe.

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Outfit-Making Shoes
Who:
 Mary Seng of Happily Grey
Instagram: @happilygrey
Look to try: Find yourself a pair of standout shoes with a sensible heel to freshen up your classic pieces (like plain tees and go-to blues) and add extra interest to novelty pieces (like pastel midi skirts and embellished tops).

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Matchy-Matchy
Who:
 Helena Glazer of Brooklyn Blonde
Instagram: @brooklynblonde1
Look to try: Match your top to your shoes (you know, like you used to do!) for a fun outfit update. To keep the look current, team it with denim and neutral separates.

 

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New Denim
Who: Charlotte G.of The Fashion Guitar
Instagram: @thefashionguitar
Look to try: Bored of your tried-and-true denim? Give them a chic update with leather patches.

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Experiment with Silhouettes
Who: Rachel Parcell of Pink Peonies
Instagram: @rachparcell
Look to try: We all have styles we’re drawn to, thinking some are more flattering for your body type than others. But sometimes, new styles may surprise you. Branch out of your comfort zone and test out different shapes and silhouettes, like shift, drop waist, sheath, or fit-and-flare. You may have another go-to on your hands.

 

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Bradshaw-Inspired
Who: Cara McLeay of A Fashion Love Affair
Instagram: @carajourdan
Look to try: Channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw with unruly prints and exaggerated silhouettes, like a voluminous floral dress hemmed to the knee.

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Fail-Proof Overalls 
Who: Blair Eadie of AtlanticPacific
Instagram: @blaireadiebee
Look to Try: For the easiest and chicest way to wear overalls, team them with classics, like a white button-down shirt, trench coat and black ballet flats.

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Glamorized Grunge
Who: Jacey Duprie of Damsel in Dior
Instagram: @damselindior
Look to try: Pay tribute to the ’90s with muscle tees and plaid button-downs tied at the waist. Keep the look modern with simple leather accessories and a cool, blunt haircut.

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Mixing the Seasons 
Who: Elle Ferguson of They All Hate Us
Instagram: @elle_ferguson
Look to try: We are all well familiar with transitional dressing, but what about merging seasonal classics into one look? Dare to mix winter’s chunky knits with summer’s cut-offs and strapy sandals for a look that’s equal parts cool and fun.

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Layered Textures
Who:
 Margaret Zhang of Shine by Three
Instagram: @margaret_zhang
Look to try: Update your classic go-to pieces by layering on various textures and colours; it’s also a great way to stay warm come fall.

 

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Put the “Cool” in Culottes
Who: Jessica Stein of Tuula Vintage
Instagram: @tuulavintage
Look to try: Jump onboard the culottes trend in the easiest and chicest way possible: with a classic white shirt, strappy shoes and a really great clutch.

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    Renée Reardin
    September 2, 2014 at 10:43 pm

    Hi there! Yes, I designed it myself using a template from Solo Pine Designs. 🙂

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