Turn red-carpet dressing on its head by forgoing a dress in favor of a slick all-black outfit, à la name-to-know Delilah Belle Hamlin. Her modern look is future-proof.
DIAL UP THE DRAMA
Does Diane Kruger ever put a foot wrong when it comes to after-dark dressing? Based on this dazzling look, we’d say no. The masterful mix – chic cigarette pants, puffed floral sleeves and leopard print – ensured all eyes were on her at Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Moda show.
IN THE MIX
A business-like blazer + off-duty distressed denim + ready-to-party blouse: we love model Lily Aldridge’s mixed messages.
Our new style crush Letitia Wright demonstrated the perennial chicness of a little black dress at a fan event for Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War over the weekend. The boots add an essential element of youthful cool for the Black Panther actress.
Lily Collins nails modern glamour here. Demure and daring – the ideal evening attire combination. A perfect necklace choice, too.
A CUT ABOVE
Actress Freida Pinto chose a gown by Peter Dundas’ new eponymous label – those sensual cutouts are a giveaway, aren’t they? – for her appearance at the annual Mid-Winter Gala in San Francisco.
Our former cover stars were out in full force in San Francisco last night, celebrating Cartier’s new Santos de Cartier watch. Sofia Boutella’s ’40s-style glamour was a standout – the red lip and almost-non-existent accessories (bar that Cartier watch) are the perfect example of less-is-so-much-more styling.
Trust Lisa Bonet to bring the cool: a black leather belt and boots add edge to her butterfly-print dress.
The cutouts on Sienna Miller’s monochrome midi dress take it from smart to sensual.
Make an evening gown feel modern with a chic waterfall side slit, like Frieda Pinto.
Pie-crust collar? Romantic ruffles? Lacey details? Check, check and check. Models-of-the-moment Dilone (left) and Ebonee Davis (right) put a modern spin on old-school femininity.
There are a lot of reasons to look up to human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, her enviable personal style being just one. Case in point, this look. Elevated by off-kilter pumps and a leather trench, it’s exactly what we want to wear right now.
SET THE TONE
Jessica Hart’s neutral look proves that muted colors are more than capable of making a splash after hours. Teaming the look with supermodel abs also helps.
NY-based label Monse can now count Blake Lively among its ever-growing list of famous fans, after the actress flexed her fashion prowess in the brand’s check-print dress.
Follow Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s lead and cinch your blazer with this season’s must-have belt bag.
SPREAD THE LOVE
Gigi Hadid takes #squadgoals to the next level by repping supermodel besties Cara Delevingne and Adwoa Aboah on her sweatshirt.
Head-to-toe leather might sound like a bold look, but in sumptuous shearling, Givenchy’s tangerine biker pants and white boots, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley shows it’s a winning formula
Olivia Palermo gives a masterclass in nailing low-key luxe style, teaming love-worn jeans, combat boots and a Brunello Cucinelli sweater with a coat crafted from touch-me-textures.
Actress Olivia Cooke proves this Calvin Klein runway look has legs IRL.
BEL OF THE BALL
Romantic ruffles? Ladylike bows? Demure florals? Check, check and check. Bel Powley’s enviably chic outfit is what red-carpet dreams are made of.
Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio demonstrates that when it comes to nailing after-dark glamour, you just can’t beat black velvet and a liberal helping of diamonds.
Fashion’s finest have descended on Seoul Fashion Week, and the style on the streets is every bit as compelling as it is on the catwalks. Case in point: this oversized androgynous trench paired with a flowing, floral dress, proving that opposites really do attract.
This show-goer channels ’70s glamour in a jumpsuit and leather trench, but keeps the retro vibe on the right side of modern by teaming with box-fresh sneakers.
A military-inspired trench coat is the perfect way to elevate everyday denim, especially when it has complementary details (note the bright blue buckles on the wrists) that tie the look together.
M.I.A’S #GIRLBOSS BLAZER
Last night, Self-Portrait celebrated the opening of its first standalone store in London’s Mayfair with a suitably stylish celebration. As the evening’s entertainment, M.I.A brought the party – and her candy-striped suiting ensured all eyes were on her.
CAREY’S LADY-IN-RED LOOK
Fellow party-goer Carey Mulligan proved that nothing beats a show-stopping scarlet gown when making an entrance is your end game.
GEMMA’S HOLLYWOOD MOMENT
Meanwhile, Gemma Chan put a fresh spin on old-school Hollywood glamour in this dreamy pleated jumpsuit.
From her career to her clothing, Tilda Swinton has the Midas touch. This look proves that nothing enlivens an all-black outfit quite like a gilt blazer.
Zoey Deutch gives the term ‘smart-casual’ a whole new meaning in this off-duty two-piece. Twinning her white tee to the top stitching? A styling master stroke.
Heritage blazer? Chain jewelry? Logo belt? Check, check and check. Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio ticks off three major trends at once with this low-key look.
GIGI’S NEW ARM CANDY
Gigi Hadid wore a Maje x Schott bomber jacket to beat the chill in NYC yesterday. The Valentino bag (featuring the Italian brand’s new logo) adds a ladylike note to her otherwise laid-back look.
A TOUCH OF PINK
Model Elsa Hosk is all of us as she opts for a black hoodie and stomping boots while running errands in New York. A note regarding the pink baker boy cap and chain-strap bag: mixing high and low – or cool with candy – means you can have your cake and eat it.
Yes, Drew! She’s a boss (the pinstriped pantsuit confirms it); she’s one of the girls (nobody puts Barrymore in a corner), and she’s so cool she needs shades in the dark. We have heart eyes, too.
Actress Kate Bosworth pulled off a fashion trifecta at the Sun Valley Film Festival this weekend. First up, a black Frame jumpsuit paired with a fluted-cuff shirt, beautifully accented by copper-hued eye makeup.
Next, she went tonal in head-to-toe claret with sequin pants and a cropped cape knit.
And, finally, our favorite: a black silk-and-satin-paneled pantsuit with a chic smattering of sparkle. She may have attended the festival to collect the Pioneer Award for her acting work, but her fashion game is just as forward-thinking.
Follow Jourdan Dunn’s lead and team this season’s must-have skirt suit with pointed pumps. Desk to dinner done well.
TAKE IT EASY
Elle Fanning’s effortlessly chic jumpsuit proves that out-of-office pinstripes really do work.
FALL IN LINE
Victoria Beckham proves that you can’t beat the throw-on-and-go qualities of a souped-up shirtdress.
SET THE TONE
Oprah Winfrey doesn’t do things by halves – like this look. She ticks off two of this season’s biggest trends by finishing her super-chic monochrome look with Bottega Veneta’s Cinderella-style shoes.
Gigi Hadid’s mixed-wash, mixed-texture denim demonstrates how to take your Canadian tuxedo to the next level.
A GOOD REVIEW
After helping to put small, sleek shades on the SS18 fashion map, Bella Hadid switches focus to tinted aviators, putting a softer spin on the Matrix-meets-track-star look.
And suddenly checked shorts are top of our wish list courtesy of actress Yara Shahidi.
Girl boss Adwoa Aboah has a fresh take on executive realness. Her embroidered satin suit is a sure-fire way to stand out in a sea of ‘appropriate’ workwear.
THE COLD SHOULDER
Dreamy shade? Puffed sleeves? Bardot neckline? Check, check and check. Alicia Vikander nails red-carpet style.
COME UP ROSES
Perennial cool girl Chloë Sevigny knows that the way to wear pretty florals now is with an edge.
Eveningwear dreams are made of Alicia Vikander’s romantic ruffles, ethereal gown and plum pout. Perfection.
THE RIGHT TONE
Gigi Hadid’s au natural Fendi look is a masterclass in monochrome dressing. Take note to nail the tonal trend after dark.
When after-dinner engagements call for mega-watt glamour, rise to the occasion and dazzle in a sequin gown à la Sienna Miller.
THE BRIGHT SIDE
Often, models look just as good – if not better – off the runway.
POP YOUR COLORS
Take a leaf out of Theresa Hayes’ book and add personality to an all-black outfit with a shot of red – and a mega-watt smile.
Go big on print or go big on logo? Both, if you’re Tami Williams and know that keeping to a monochrome palette will pull the whole thing together.
JOIN THE CLUB
Rianne van Rompaey makes us lust after Chloé’s Riley boots and printed cords even more – and we didn’t think that was possible.
From the sunglasses to the headscarf and metallic vinyl raincoat, Giedrė Dukauskaitė’s look is vintage Hollywood meets ’90s power fashion.
WORK IT, GIRL
How to make Versace a workwear staple, by Ms Kaia Gerber.
INTO THE BLUE
Finally, a reason to welcome the rain: NET-A-PORTER’s Elizabeth von der Goltz’s Calvin Klein coat.
MORE IS MORE
This season, one logo is never enough.
Twinning really is winning when it’s in this sunshine yellow Tibi dress. Camila Coelho plus Aimee Song equals statement chic.
TICK THE TREND BOXES
Why do we love thee? Let us count the ways: patterned monochrome knit; wide-leg leather pants; Staud bucket bag; white shoes; contrasting leather belt.
Plaid is having a moment. Take your styling cues from NET-A-PORTER’s uber-buyers Lisa Aiken, Holly Russell and Elizabeth von der Goltz.
Offsetting the fussy (and fabulous) sleeves on this Saks Potts coat with a clean monochrome look is a genius step.
SET THE TONE
Everything about this tonal look is excellent. The pieces; the color; the finishing-touch sunglasses.
How to move the basket bag trend on this season? It’s all about shape and structure.
THE ROBE COAT
The style is classic, the shade is anything but.
THE FAUX FUR COAT
The shaggier, the chicer.
THE PUFFER JACKET
Caroline Daur’s super-warm jacket and stacked sneakers combo is exactly what we want to wear today.
This is your can’t-go-wrong coat. Add one to your wardrobe and you’ll always have a way to keep warm and stay cool.
THE STATEMENT COAT
NET-A-PORTER’s Elizabeth von der Goltz takes her leopard to the next level with super-chic cat-eye shades.
THE YETI COAT
Matrix-style shades are the perfect antithesis to sartorial alchemist Pernille Teisbaek’s cream coat.
FALL IN LINE
Beret? Check. Leather gloves? Check. This-was-all-completely-effortless attitude? Check. Norelle Weng nails French cool.
UP TOP MODEL
Cara Delevingne knows: when in Paris, add a hat.
FROM PARIS WITH LUST
Belting an all-business blazer to create a sexy silhouette and wearing with little else: where else but Paris?
THE FASHION BUSINESS
This is how to do the ’80s influence for day; we love the sleek polo under the fussy polka-dot blouse. And the gloves! Oh, the gloves.
Jeanne Damas is one of France’s coolest exports, and that’s saying something. It’s the play of proportion and texture that works here, elevating denim culottes with a double-breasted blazer and adding a touch of flair with a logo-embossed bag.
A masterclass in the hi/lo mix: ripped jeans; a prim, plaid coat; a ladylike chain-strap bag; all finished off with cozy sneaker-boots.
Fashion designer Tamara Al Gabbani’s bright vinyl trench and feminine frilled jumpsuit make surprisingly perfect partners.
INDULGE IN TEXTURES
This shearling-collar sweater, mohair coat and leather skirt combination proves that more is more when it comes to tactile materials.
INVEST IN CLASSICS
Sheepskin cover-ups are even more covetable during this freezing fashion month. Look for elevating details like huge lapels or hits of complementary color.
This shorter take on the vinyl trench works beautifully with fashion month’s cult piece: split-hem track pants.
Attico designer Gilda Ambrosio uses a few choice pieces, namely crystal-encrusted Gucci sandals and a classic Burberry trench, to elevate her low-key athleisure look.
NET-A-PORTER’s Retail Fashion Director, Lisa Aiken, creates a compelling mix by pairing A.W.A.K.E’s oversized trench with double leather courtesy of Calvin Klein.
Erika Boldrin proves that all you need to brighten up a gray day is an effervescent pink dress – and that pairing it with over-the-knee boots makes this look seasonless.
Musician Lissy Trullie and actress, director and all-round style icon Chloë Sevigny aren’t afraid to make a statement – their envy-inducing head-to-toe Gucci looks were made to turn heads.
Sportswear continues to dominate for SS18. The way to wear it now? A puffer jacket complete with racing stripes and ’90s-inspired shades tick all the right boxes.
ADD A LAYER
British fashion editor Donna Wallace dials up the drama of a patent trench by layering it over a print hoody and finishing with Chloé’s updated Drew bag.
ELEVATE YOUR LOOK
Mixing denim washes and finishing your look with floral ankle boots gives the Canadian tuxedo a whole new meaning.
The perfect way to add edge to a refined outfit, pair stacked sneakers with luxe outerwear and Matrix-style sunglasses for an enviable hi/lo mix.
DON’T BLEND IN
During winter months, outerwear is the only way to prove your sartorial prowess, so make it count. A brightly colored, tailored coat and chunky boots are a standout combination.
MIX IT UP
Fashion blogger Evangelie Smyrniotaki elevates plaid’s traditional connotations with chic feathered heels.
MAKE IT POP
Pernille Teisbaek gives the lumberjack look a luxe update, letting her Chloé plaid pop against bright white boots and bleached denim.
KEEP IT CLASSIC
NET-A-PORTER’s Lydia Zacharis accentuates the prim overtones of her Totême coat with ladylike heels and Loewe’s structured Puzzle bag.
MAKE A SPLASH
Turn your checks into a statement by opting for Burberry’s patent twist on its iconic trench coat. Matrix sunglasses provide a suitably subversive finish for blogger Julia Haghjoo.
PICK A COLOR
Has she been reading our trend report? Jourdan Dunn does head-to-toe lilac beautifully at the Michael Kors FW18 show.
KEEP IT SIMPLE
Our former cover star, model Grace Elizabeth, rocks the Canadian tuxedo with a classic retro tee.
DON’T HOLD BACK
Can’t choose between stripes, florals or polka dots? Then wear all three – just stick to the same color palette.
CHECK YOU OUT
Fashion blogger Rebecca Laurey counteracts the corporate connotation of a checked suit with a puffer jacket and statement boots.
PLAY WITH PRINT
Take a leaf out of sartorial maximalist Dani Stahl’s book and experiment with colorful prints. The way to wear them now? With bright white accessories.
Reason no 5,647 that model Adwoa Aboah makes us happy: she doesn’t choose between riotous rainbow shades and loud prints – she champions them all at once.
GO THE DISTANCE
Kym Ellery’s caramel-colored vinyl trench coat is top of our most-wanted list – and now we’ve seen the way blogger Chloe Harrouche has paired hers with a bright Simon Miller bag, we’re adding that, too.
Actress Kiko Mizuhara’s pastel statement is fully deserving of a victory sign or two.
How to do tonal dressing? Look no further than Camila Coelho’s example. From the clashing textures to the complementary accessories, this is a masterclass.
It’s NYFW Best Dressed, The Model Edition. First up, Bella Hadid in a Vivienne Westwood candy-striper suit jacket with blue jeans and the ultimate accent right now – a pair of tinted lenses.
Dutch model Romee Strijd’s sartorial mash-up ticks off three of this season’s biggest trends, tapping patent fabrics, deconstructed cuts and that must-have belt bag.
Whether you wear an ’80s power blazer, snakeskin pants, a bomber or a beret, this line-up is evidence that there’s no better accessory than your friends.
KEEP IT SIMPLE
Lithuanian runway regular (and recent PorterEdit cover star) Giedre Dukauskaite demonstrates how to make blue jeans and a crisp white shirt modern with a double coat – chic and practical.
New Zealand model Georgia Fowler layered her belted blazer over sheer tights and a logo top – very Working Girl meets The Matrix.
Get the better of wet weather by going top to toe in bold-color leathers to ensure you stay dry and stylish. White boots make the perfect partner to an oxblood-hued coat, but make sure to keep some tissues in your tote to wipe away unsightly splashes.
Camille Charrière is keeping warm in NYC by test-driving this season’s ultimate layering trick – the double coat. Nail the look by sticking to a tonal color palette then contrasting lengths and textures.
The rainy New York weather is no match for stylist Caroline Daur, who proves that all you need to combat the elements is a classic cover-up cut from risqué vinyl. Extra points for choosing a trench in lilac, SS18’s standout shade.
From her leather lunch bag – Simon Miller’s latest creation – to her tartan Tibi suit, every part of NET-A-PORTER Retail Fashion Director Lisa Aiken’s outfit is going straight on our new-season wish list. Chic in the rain? Check.
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