Hey, everyone! As a longtime fan of Zooey Deschanel, I decided to pay tribute to her bubbly, girly, and carefree style by featuring her in my Style Icon series.  Zooey has the Modcloth-esque vintage/feminine thing on lock, so to get her look I wore my tiny horse Peter Pan collar dress (if you look closely at the print, you’ll see tiny horses).  I wore patent leather heels and grabbed the belt from my trench coat to create a belted waist.  For beauty, I curled my eyelashes to get Zooey’s doe-eyed look and left my hair in braids till the last possible second to get loose curls.  I also put on a barely-there lip color; Zooey’s not one for showy lipstick.  In addition to being a style icon, Zooey has been a role model of mine for a long time. Her dedication to being an outspoken feminist while dressing traditionally feminine has definitely resonated with me.  “We can’t be feminine and be feminists and be successful? I want to be a fucking feminist and wear a fucking Peter Pan collar. So fucking what?” is one of my favorite quotes of all time.

Dress: Forever 21; similar here

Belt: Taken from my trench coat

Shoes: Forever 21







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Photo Credit: Grace Hauck


Whether you like her or hate her, one thing is undeniable: Kylie Jenner is EVERYWHERE.  From the Kylie lip challenge, to starring in Tyga’s music videos, to launching a wildly successful cosmetics line, Kylie’s influence and individual aesthetic have been permeating the media for well over a year now.  That being said, although she hasn’t been in my head for very long, her style often comes to mind when I’m shopping or planning my looks for the next day. For this look, I channeled Kylie by wearing cuffed light wash denim and a sleek and sporty black crop top in an attempt to emulate her California cool.  I wore my black suede heels and cropped fuzzy jacket to give an otherwise ordinary look a more Kardashian/Jenner vibe.  A Kylie look wouldn’t be complete without a sleek handbag, and although I don’t exactly have a wardrobe full of Célines, I went with a minimalist black bag.  To get Kylie’s beauty look, I painted my nails with Kylie’s Sinful Colors nail polish and lined my lips with a nude/pinkish color – similar to Koko K from Kylie’s lip kit.  Pro tip: if you’re stumped as to what to wear in the morning, just ask yourself, WWKD (What would Kylie do)?

Jacket: O-Mighty; similar here

Top: Forever 21; similar here

Jeans: American Apparel

Bag: Urban Outfitters

Shoes: Charlotte Russe

Nail polish: Sinful Colors Kylie Jenner Trend Matters Collection in King Size

Lip color: Makeup Forever Rouge Artist Natural in N9









Photo Credit: Grace Hauck