After seeing Jessica Alba's latest look, it's clear we made the right choice crowning her our street-style star of 2012. The actress stepped out in LA working a colorful striped sweater, ripped Level 99 denim, and suede buckled ankle boots. As if her off-duty style wasn't cool enough, she then accessorized with a pink and orange Theodora & Callum scarf ($155), a yellow Longchamp tote, and purple ankle socks for extra flair. Re-create this punchy ensemble for a weekend getaway with a striped sweater, ripped jeans, and a few equally eye-catching add-ons.
Taylor Swift was spotted out and about in Sydney looking quintessentially preppy, only this time she added a sporty twist. The singer wore this black-and-white-striped Theory sweater ($255) with cropped Hudson jeans and red Keds sneakers ($35). She then added black Ray-Ban Wayfarers and the brown leather Beara Beara messenger she's been carrying around lately. Score Taylor's exact sweater and shoes now to rock a preppy-meets-sporty vibe this weekend. Then pair the sweater with wide-legged black trousers for a work-appropriate look during the week.
In today's Ways to Wear video, we're highlighting a wardrobe staple — the striped sweater. You've seen this look on celebrities like Emma Roberts and Miranda Kerr, so we headed over to Feature Boutique in Santa Monica and styled a striped sweater by Paper Crown for a variety of different occasions. Whether you want to play with patterns, mix it up with leather, or try out a maxi, we hope these outfits inspire you to make the most out of your striped knits.
New Girl is back for its second season, and main girl Jess's wardrobe is packed with even more quirky cute sweaters that are perfect for Fall. So far she's worn two striped sweaters, one with polka dots, and one red sweater with an adorable Peter Pan collar. If you too want to stand out like Jess does week after week, check out her latest onscreen looks, then shop similar pieces, including her exact red Kate Spade sweater, for yourself.
Inspired by Lartigue's 1920s work, we're embracing the clean, sportif style — bold women in wide-leg pants and tanks, crisp one-piece swimsuits — that filled his photographs. It's like minimalism interpreted for the beach. How do you wear it this season? By finding clean silhouettes, natural textures, and minimal sailor details that relay beachy ease in the crispest way. Click our slideshow to shop these simple, impactful basics that you'll wear all Spring and Summer long.
Kate Moss and boyfriend Jamie Hince recently headed to the Swan Inn pub near her country home in Cotswolds. As usual, the couple stayed stylish: Jamie in a fur-collared army jacket and Kate in a cozy gray and black striped sweater. She's worn this piece before so it must be super comfortable. If you love stripes as much as Kate, get the look without spending a fortune.
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