Lessons In Off-Duty Chic From An On-The-Rise Style Star

Perennially searching for our next off-duty style muse, Swedish actress Alicia Vikander has continually climbed the ranks on account of her gorgeously executed ensembles on and off the red carpet. Though her choices in couture are exemplary, what we love most about Alicia is her ability to put together cool, polished looks that aren’t overstudied for non-black-tie events. Having mastered a youthful way of looking appropriate—read: not exposing too much skin nor looking old—we break down her style MO, which lends itself nicely to an office-to-party situation. Take notes from Alicia, and keep your eye on this rising style star—we expect big things in her future.

How To Rock: The Bold Pant

Craving a casual look that still remains polished? A bold pant is your best friend. Team with a simple, lightweight knit, classic loafers and an array of delicate jewelry.

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How To Rock: Texture

To amp up the wow-factor on separates with simple silhouettes, select pieces rendered in rich, textured fabrics. Here, Alicia rocks lace with tweed—a classic yet cool combo.

How To Rock: Monochrome

Proving that a monochromatic outfit can be totally high-impact, employ Alicia's thoughtful styling sensibilities by sporting tonal, embellished separates. Subtle sparkle adds interest to an otherwise simple color palette, but allows the look to maintain an effortless vibe.

How To Rock: The Statement Jacket

Never underestimate the power of a statement jacket. A natural choice for an outfit's finishing touch, punch up pared-down separates with a printed blazer or bomber-style topper.