Head out looking well groomed and chic this season. Street fashion is all about getting a shipshape guise. The best thing about street chic style is that it makes you feel comfortable and at ease all the time. Moreover, now it also incorporates elements that will make you look dapper. Wondering how to get this look? Worry not, as it is really easy to sport this trend. You just have to look dandy, neat and trim, which is easy if you wear groovy and well fitted clothes with toned down accessories.
Tucked and trimmed
Looking down to earth is the new mantra in street chic, so obviously clothes in neutral tones are making a mark. The emphasis is on looking dapper and spruced up, for which well fitted clothes are a good choice. Although picking form fitting clothes is a must for this trend. It is equally important to feel relaxed and restful in what you wear. Pleated pants, shorts and skirts that look neat and allow one to move around easily are a great pick.
Loose button down shirts, blouses and tops gel easily with this style. Opt for vintage pieces, geekish attires, smart jackets, cropped tops, snug vests and skinny trousers - with these you can flaunt the style with oomph and tremendous pizzazz. To look neat and orderly, do not let your clothes hang loose, just button up and tuck in loose ends before going out. Some fine looking garbs in the street chic style are wide leg trousers with a top tucked in, pleated skirt paired with a blazer, skinny jeans with a trench coat, etc. Here are a few garments that will help you achieve this style effortlessly.
DIY the look:
1. Denim fitted shirt
A casual daywear denim shirt is a bare essential to get the street chic look. This light blue hued denim shirt with a distinct bleach stone tint is simple and will go perfectly with the trim as well as convenient style. Relaxed fit and comfy, you can easily wear the shirt and move around for hours, you will not feel uneasy even if you have to stay in it for the entire day. The shirt has a regular design with long sleeves, collar neck, front flap pockets and a button closure. Made primarily from cotton with some polyester blended in, the piece is machine washable.
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2. Romantic message wedge
Wedges make you look well dressed and are really comfortable. You can saunter about easily wearing these. They can make your entire outfit look suave and put together. These espadrille wedges with a small heel and neutral cream tint is just what you need for a street look, the neutral shade will go with almost every outfit you own. The blue trimming on the sides and the bow gives the plain looking shoe a vivacious touch. The best about them is that they can be teamed with a number of outfits like skirts, dresses, a pretty blouse worn with pants, etc and will make you look dainty, feminine and cute. The crochet detailing and the grosgrain give the shoes a sweet charm. They are perfect for daytime look and can even be donned in the evening for a causal get together.
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3. Skinny leg trousers from Vivienne Westwood
Slightly baggy on the top, these pants hug your calves and ankles closely on the bottom half. These pants from Vivienne Westwood will definitely make you feel wispy and airy. Dubbed as Wizzard trousers, these come in a deep dark blue hue. The pleated pockets on the front make the pants look cool and are great for stashing away supplies. There is one more pocket on the back. The top half is pretty jazzy with details like belt loops, button fly and a drop crotch. There is a button tab closure near the waist that can be adjusted easily. The skinny leg makes them look hip, while the back button ankles not only come handy but also make the pants look dramatic. Overall, this is one eye catching piece that will surely grab attention when you are out on the street.
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4. Mangolia cross body bag
A simple looking bag in an earthy brown tint, you can easily fit a lot of belongings in it. Just throw it over your shoulders and go out, it will never burden your shoulders or back. Dangling down easily, the bag will never make you feel like you are carrying around something. Called Mongolia, this bag from the House of Harlow has a western façade. Made from leather, the flap is crafted out of calf hair. The pockets on the front are noticeable thanks to their whipstitched design. The strap also has a gripping pattern and there is a goldtone chain affixed to it. The bag is about 16 inches long and the drop from the strap measures 18 inches. Other details that add to the utility are; patch pockets, zip on the inside and a magnetic snap flap closure.
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