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lucky guide: gamine

lucky guide: gamine

Next up in the Lucky Guide to Mastering any Style series: gamine. Although the word was originally used to describe mischievous street urchins, in the 1950's and 1960's gamine became synonomous with the style of Audrey Hepburn: simple, classic, chic, and a little bit boyish. The style can especially be seen in her movies Roman Holiday, Sabrina, and Funny Face (you've seen all of these, right? If not, you have homework).

To translate the style into your wardrobe, there are a few must have pieces: striped mariniere tops (originally worn by the French navy), boatneck tops, narrow cropped pants, and ballet flats. No overthinking required. Easy, right?

If I had to describe my style, especially my day-to-day style, it would be gamine. It's easy and comfortable and chic without trying too hard. 

Here are the other posts in this series about The Lucky Guide  -
have you defined your personal style yet? 

Arty SlickPosh Eclectic, American ClassicBohemianMod, and the 
Finding Your Personal Style intro post.

 

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