Style Thief: Look As Bold and Stylish as St. Vincent

Born Annie Clark, St. Vincent possesses some of the most visually arresting personal style even far as rockers go. The Grammy winner, multi-instrumentalist and gal pal always looks damn good. St. Vincent pairs an ear for off-kilter melodies with a knack for the sartorial reflection of that vision. Boldness is key; you’d be hard pressed to find her in a wallflower’s clothes. Even while clad from head to toe in black, textures are at play. Color, patterns, rich textures and dramatic shapes are how she does it. St. Vincent makes the most of a silhouette; shapely outerwear, tailored goods and re-imagined vintage all play a part. Strong makeup looks temper the style with pops of color in the form of eye shadows and lip colours. Even her hair is part artist’s stroke! Whether a mountainous range of mahogany or a cresting spray of platinum, the hair is quite essential to the look.

St. Vincent and Cara Delevingne were in attendance at Stella McCartney’s Resort 2016 presentation. St. Vincent looked particularily stellar in a vest dress… who knew a vest could be a dress?

photo from tumblr

photo from tumblr

photo from daily mail

photo from daily mail

St. Vincent opted for all black everything at the premiere of Paper Towns; she was purely an onyx dream.

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photo from e online

Bolder than thou makeup looks stunning on Ms. Clark.

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from tumblr

Pastel suits make for dreamy tailoring in St. Vincent’s profile in Wonderland Magazine. Given the ethereal nature of Clark’s hair, the look becomes sweetly masculine.

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What’s that? You’d like a St. Vincent inspired shopping guide? We’ve got you covered!
st vincent shopping collage

topshop jacket // j. crew turtleneck // topshop biker skirt // Club Monaco Sonti Vest // madewell dakota cutoff boots // lulu’s black collared shirt // asos shorts // asos jacket

If your wardrobe is in dire need of chanteuse badassery, look no further. Annie Clark is your gal.

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Lydia O

Lydia Okello is a feminist, body positive, queer personal style blogger. On her website Style is Style, she showcases her panache for bright colors and power clashing. When she isn't pawing over Samantha Pleet collections on Tumblr, she's dreaming about havin' a kitten of her own one day. You can find her on Twitter, Tumblr and on her personal blog.

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  1. I could never ever pull this off, but I enjoy this excellent curation of St. Vincent’s amazing looks!

  2. I love love love your articles ! Even though I’m not a “fashion” person, as in I have no fashion taste and just put on a jeans and tshirt everyday, this is the one fashion column that I truly enjoy on the internet and that I always always read. Thank you for this :D

  3. Ooh not the first time I’ve seen a vest dress and I do love them. The first time was some gothy DIY’d thrift thang and the other was a seersucker high end looking deal on a very polished personage.

    I love giant 40’s style suit jackets and they’d be the best baseline thing to try to adapt into a vest dress, but I could never cut one up to do it.

  4. Oh wow St. Vincent’s outfit/facial expression in the second photo is giving me life right now. Actually this whole post is tbh

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