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This is how you make a blanket look hot: Olivia Palermo

If you recall the Burberry Prorsum autumn 2014 show, you’ll remember it closing with a procession of heavy plaid blanket capes, each embroidered with the initials of the model wearing it. As for how to rock said ponchos in everyday life, look no further than Olivia Palermo for inspiration. A pair of thigh high boots, shorts and a blouse are all you need.

Classic white on dark skin: in New York

A classic white shirt is a wardrobe staple for pretty much everyone, but for those with very pale complexions it can take an extra something – a lick of bright red lipstick, the right accessories – to make it truly work wonders. For those blessed with skin like dark chocolate, no such issues of contrast exist. There’s no overstating the brilliance of white on dark…

Short shorts vs long cardigan: New York

It’s not quite a short skirt and a long jacket, but Cake none the less got it right when they sang those words: it’s all about the contrast in lengths. A pair of short shorts and a long-line cardigan work just as well, especially when you have legs like this.

On the road: New York

A cute little blue dress, jacket and backpack: plus yet another example of the slicked half tuck hairstyle at work after Rag & Bone’s spring show.

Choose Love: in New York

Little need be said about a shot like this one, that features off-duty models and street style photographers casually doing their thing in New York: the slogan tote does all the hard work in conveying a message. Choose Love.

Catherine McNeil in New York

Spider-web tattoo peeping out from the slick half tuck hairstyle, sunglasses casually placed on top, outfit of all black… Catherine McNeil has the kind of cool, effortless attitude that’s somehow inherent in the Australian blood.

Sporty, tough, reflective: New York

The epitome of sports luxe meets tough, perfectly assembled. And while the crop top, white reptile-print pencil skirt and black leather biker speak volumes, it’s the red lipstick and blue reflective sunglasses that take it all to greater heights.

Elfin edge: in New York

This take on the elfin half tuck was a particularly bold one: wet look, slicked, ears peeping out from two defined sections of hair. And yet, with a slightly grungy ensemble of plaid shirt and leather jacket, it worked on the street.