Signature style is defined by personal preference and once it’s developed you tend to gravitate towards certain pieces and sartorial compilations. While some refer to this as a style rut, we believe it simply means you’ve found your uniform. Unsurprisingly, many of our favorite It girls (and our EIC), follow the same strategy. Whether they’re grabbing a bite to eat or running errands, they’re repeatedly snapped donning similar outfits—proving that they’ve successfully honed a tried-and-true formula that works for them. From Olivia to Kendall, we’ve decoded the elements of their trademark ensembles so you can try them out for yourself. Browse their formulas then get our tips for dressing like a modern style icon.
Olivia Palermo: Modern & Feminine
Olivia has a talent for combining uptown and downtown vibes by pairing feminine, elevated pieces with cool, laid-back elements. If this resonates with you, team a romantic off-the-shoulder top with distressed jeans and printed sneakers for your next off-duty ensemble. Cat-eye sunglasses finish the look with a hint of ladylike glamour.
Avalon Retro Sunglasses
Skinny Regular Jeans
Satin Poplin Off-The-Shoulder Tunic
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Casually Glamorous
Rosie, every bit the supermodel, loves to dress up a casual staple with dressier items. Upgrade a basic black tee with an embroidered mini skirt and finish with a lariat necklace and studded sandals for a dose of sexiness.
Galia Studded Strappy Sandal
Embroidered Gamine Skirt
Vintage Cotton T-Shirt
Kendall Jenner: Off-Duty Cool
Kendall is a creature of habit and her off-the-runway ensembles typically consist of jeans, leather boots and a statement jacket. An edgy bomber is the model's topper of choice and it wouldn't be a KJ look without the addition of a choker and oversize aviators.
Katya Leather Choker
Are You Am I
Mirrored Aviator Sunglasses
Double Delta Boots
Mimi Distressed High‐Rise Slim‐Leg Jeans
Matte Shine Bomber Jacket
Alessandra Ambrosio: Boho Chic
Alessandra loves dressing like a girly bohemian, whether hitting the streets or the polo fields at Coachella. To channel her vibe, opt for a two-piece crop top and skirt duo and style with tonal accessories.
Tasseled Faux Leather Crossbody
Stitched Wide Leather Belt
Maddi Backless Flatforms
Augie Two Piece
Alexa Chung: Elevated & Quirky
Alexa mainly gravitates toward Victorian-inspired blouses and frocks. Pair yours with minimalist block heel sandals to keep the overall effect modern.
Meadow Block Heel Sandals
Tendere Ruffle Shift Dress
Chrissy Teigen: Effortless & Polished
Chrissy has a penchant for denim shorts and wears them with polished outwear and wide-brimmed hats. Sport a one-shoulder top for a hint of edge and finish with barely there ankle strap heels to allow the legs to take center stage.
Alexis Longline Ponte Duster
One‐Shoulder Stretch‐Jersey Top
Dahlia Wide Brim Hat
High Rise Festival Shorts
Abercrombie & Fitch