How To Dress Like A Swedish Fashion Girl

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If you’re obsessed with perusing street style blogs as much as we are, you know that Swedish It girls Elin Kling, Caroline Blomst and Frida Gustavsson rule the roost. Embodying Scandinavia’s minimalist aesthetic, these ladies have a talent for pairing simple, neutral pieces with edgy separates for a look that radiates unstudied cool. Start adopting their “less is more” mantra and master the art of modern dressing with these Swedish style rules.

Cool-Girl Basics

Photo: Vanessa Jackman

Clean Cut

An oversized, menswear-inspired coat is their outerwear of choice. Pair it with a chunky turtleneck sweater and leave your hair tucked in.

Chunky Ribbed Roll Neck Jumper

$90

Topshop

Clean Edge Wool Coat

$225

COS

Casual Upgrade

Even when dressing down, Swedish girls never look like they just rolled out of bed. Achieve their effortless-yet-put-together style by teaming sleek white pumps with a leather jacket and distressed jeans.

8 Leather Jacket

$895

Blk Dnm

Lovisa Ankle Strap Pump

$495

Alexander Wang

Distressed Cropped Jeans

$205

AG Adriano Goldschmied

Minimalist Edge

Swedish street style stars like to soften the vibe of leather pants with a flowing silk blouse. Add a dash of androgyny with a pair of loafers.

Jamie Tab Front Leather Pant

$1,025

J Brand

Troy Stripe Patterned Blouse

$365

A.L.C.

Sporty Cool

Juxtapose a relaxed suit with a minimal sneaker for a playful daytime look.

Crepe Blazer

$465

Theory

Low Top Sneakers

$335

See by Chloe

Drew Small Leather Shoulder Bag

$1,530

Chloé

Classic Carryall

A timeless everyday bag adds extra polish to minimalist separates. Opt for a classic shape rendered in a versatile, neutral hue with dainty hardware.

Tuck-Back Beanie

$26

Topshop

Tomboy Vibes

An unfussy beanie is a favorite cold weather accessory among the street style crowd. The tomboy topper adds interest to a casual outfit or edge to a smart ensemble.