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A style, runway & wellness blog created by Chicago-based fashion journalist Amanda Kaplan.

ALEXA CHUNG | LOOK FOR LESS

ALEXA CHUNG | LOOK FOR LESS

LOOK NO.1

TRENCH & METALLIC BOOTIES

Alexa Chung takes this ever-so-effortless trench coat and amps it up a few notches by pairing it with metallic booties.  Since the shoes can overwhelm a more lively outfit, by pairing them with simple jeans and a coat is the way to go to look simply glam.

LOOK FOR LESS DETAILS

COAT | TAHARI

JEANS | ZARA

BOOTIES | ZARA


LOOK NO.2

LEATHER & DENIM

This is a signature Chung look and can be easily accomplished with pieces you already have in your wardrobe.  Not only is this look super casual, but it's perfect for the days where the weather just can't make up it's mind.  The leather jacket is the perfect cold-weather contrast to the chunky sandals which makes the look all-weather appropriate.

LOOK FOR LESS DETAILS

TEE | H & M

JEANS | ZARA

COAT | ZARA

SHOES | ZARA

** the leather jacket I chose for the "Look for Less" is a bit pricey, but since it is almost identical to the one Alexa Chung is wearing and also is faux leather and from a story that is in the 80th percentile for sustainability, I think that the price emulates the quality of the jacket **


LOOK NO.3

SWEATER & SUEDE

This look put together by Chung is very Parisian-chic.  With the french graphic sweater all the way down to her patent chelsea booties the ensemble screams "ready-to-hit-the-street."  Not only is this look incredibly fashionable, it also receives major comfort points.

LOOK FOR LESS DETAILS

SWEATER | ZARA

SKIRT | NORDSTROM

BOOTIES | ASOS

TIGHTS | H & M


LOOK NO.4

METALLIC MIDI & EGGSHELL BLUE

This look by Alexa Chung brings together fashion week style and loungewear.  The metallic pleated skirt is the statement of the outfit, toned down with an eggshell blue sweater that not only softens the look but makes it everyday appropriate.

LOOK FOR LESS DETAILS

SWEATER | H & M

SKIRT | FREE PEOPLE

BOOTIES | ASOS


Which Alexa Chung inspired outfit will you be recreating?  Let me know in the comments below and tag me in your picture on Instagram (@brunettewithabudget)

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