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Queen Alexa Chung

If I could have one person’s wardrobe, it would be Alexa Chung’s. From mini skirts to leopard-print jackets, from gumboots to high street handbags – Alexa’s style is cute, classy and consistently cool, and I am utterly obsessed. Below are some of my favourite outfits of hers: 1. Oooh yes, I used to think coordination was lame as hell, but then one look at how Alexa rocks it and I was sold. It starts with purchased co-ords like her iconic velvet red suit set, but co-ords also come in the form of colour. It doesn’t matter what material or shade, so long as your top and bottom come from the same colour family tree, you’re good to go! Other ways to co-ord include matching your skirt to your shoes, or your bag to your hat, or your socks to your shirt. It doesn’t really matter, but if you get a lil colour co-ordination into your ‘drobe, then you’re that little bit closer to channeling Queen Chung, and isn’t that the dream? 2. Although half the …

Rachel Green’s Wardrobe

If there is one TV show that has influenced my life more than any other, it would without a doubt be F.R.I.E.N.D.S. And if there was any one character in the show that influencedΒ the way I dress the most, that would be Rachel Green and her wardrobe. Particularly in season 1 and 2, Rachel’s cool, clean and chic closet of clothes was what got me excited about denim, tartan and stripes. It took a whole lot of watching through episodes, pausing and print-screening (all exhausting feats of labour, clearly), but I’ve narrowed my girl-crush down to 4 iconic outfits. To quote Chandler, could she beΒ any more on point? 1. The Birthday Skirt It was pretty impossible to forget this one: the birthday skirt Rachel bought herself at the end of season 1 in “The One Where Rachel Finds Out” (and that returns in season 2 – “The One With Ross’s New Girlfriend”, accessorised with an adorable bandaid) is one of my personal favourites. Also the most difficult one to capture in a screenshot since its …