Three Looks Inspired By Kristen Stewart, She of Effortless Aplomb

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Quite dashing and notoriously “gal pal”-ing, Kristen Stewart has been heavy on my mind of late. So, naturally, I’ve taken to stalking tumblrs dedicated to documenting her highly covetable (not to mention queer-friendly) style. A little secret: I find it very difficult to wear “normal” clothes. Kristen’s off-duty looks are essentially a master class in lookin’ delectable in simple basics. By some platonic female friend magic, K-Stew manages to be both relaxed yet on point in sneakers and band tees. Seemingly “normal” outfits like a white tee and jeans become instantly enviable. Apparently I should just be wearing a black crew neck and blue jeans every day, all day.

So how does one become a devastatingly tomboyish gal about town? No worries, you’ve got this. I’ve prepped a primer in mastering how to dress like Kristen. Spoiler: you probably already own all of these things and this will be so easy. I promise. Vacay in Hawaii avec gal pal not included.


Novice

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I’m wearing a vintage anogora sweater, Old Navy jeans and leather Converse.

On this one I cheated a smidge. Instead of a standard cotton sweatshirt, I styled this look with a vintage angora sweater, which coincidentally has raglan sleeves This look is straightforward and easy to execute — you’ll look cooler-than-thou even if you are just poppin’ into the grocery store for some chowder.


Intermediate

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I’m wearing a Topshop jean jacket, Old Navy shirt, thrifted leather tie, Old Navy jeans and thrifted lace up sneakers.

Although Avril Lavigne turned me off black ties for quite some time, this look was probably my favourite to recreate. The double denim gains a touch of formality with a button down and a simple tie. So goddamn comfortable, while still saying “I wear ties in the daytime, you know I’m the shit.”


Advanced

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I’m wearing a thrifted blazer, Gap tee, Joe Fresh ponte pants and Joules oxfords.

Co-ords have been high on my must haves recently — there is something so sharp about having a look which features a very limited and specific palette. Kristen’s suited looks are eye-catching but still have that air of ease. Since I’m still on the hunt for a perfect pair of slacks, I styled my version with some tuxedo-striped ponte pants and a thrifted blazer that has fancy satin lapels. Toss on a white tee, some shiny oxfords, and you’ll be ready to hit up Stella McCartney’s latest presentation (or at least spend a night out on the town).


And there you have it: a starter’s guide to dressin’ like babe extraordinaire, Kristen Stewart. Do you have a favourite K-Stew ensemble that I missed? I’d love to hear about it in the comments!

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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19 Comments

  1. Lydia! You just have this knack of making me click on fashion articles I would normally skim right over!

    L.O.V.E outfit number one and as soon as it’s warm enough to stop wearing socks I am gonna be *all over it*.

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