How To Look Hot When Bumping Into An Ex


Break ups happen to everyone—most recently Sienna Miller who has reportedly just ended her relationship with long-time beau Tom Sturridge. Amongst the multitude of tough post-relationship situations one is inevitably faced with, running into your ex ranks at the top of the list. There is the dreaded accidental run-in (typically after leaving the gym sans makeup or cleaning up after your dog), but almost more stressful is the planned get-together. Whether you’re both attending the same afternoon barbecue or a mutual friend’s birthday dinner, picking your outfit is sure to be more anxiety-provoking than usual. Fear not, we have two looks guaranteed to turn heads without looking like you tried too hard. So step away from the too-sexy bandage dress (or the oversized sweats you’ve been living in) and hold your head high.

Sienna Miller

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For day, opt for a feminine sundress and lace-up sandals for a carefree vibe.

Bronzing Beauty Balm


Stila Cosmetics

The Greta Bucket Bag



Delray Polarized Sunglasses


Oliver Peoples

Gathered Tassel Tie Print Dress


Elizabeth & James

Lia Leather Sandals


Valia Gabriel


A plunging jumpsuit and sedate accessories look reliably glamorous.

Hampton Heeled Sandals



Dangling Bar Earrings


Kenneth Jay Lane

Tortoise Print Pandora Box


Charlotte Olympia

Naomi Jumpsuit


Stella McCartney

Always Sharp Waterproof Kôhl Liner in Penny Lane