Street Style: London June 2011

London, England

Known for its remarkable landmarks such as Big Ben, The London Eye, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace. But, what truly defines this extraordinary city? Badass Style, exhibited by a combination of feminine and masculine . . tough and edgy all rolled into one!   Just look at British babes Sienna Miller, Kate Moss, and Alexa Chung. Intermixing high and low, rocker and bohemian and, of course, a pinch of classic femininity – creates their quintessential London flair.

Craving to rock this London look yourself?

Check out these street trends – a must for any English Rose:

Cut off jean shorts (jorts as some may call them) are everywhere! Paired a million different ways with black tights and flats to bare legs with boots. Jorts are a staple for any English hipster on-the-go!

Floral print – doesn’t matter what shape it takes: dresses, shirts, scarves. . .

Rompers and jumpsuits spotted on the streets, usually worn with flat oxford style shoes, a cool fedora hat, and a girl’s favorite, fringe bag.

Crop tops paired with skinny jeans are the British equivalent of the American “jeans and tee shirt look.”  The English version is a tad more revealing; but hey, if you’ve got it – flaunt it!

*Try out the latest hair trend in London, a top knot hair bun. This style is simple and oh so chic!

—Elise Ford
Photos: Elise Ford, Second City Style

 

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