Although she is one of the worlds busiest and most sought after models, Miranda Kerr tries hard to lead a low-key lifestyle when she’s not on a shoot. Unfortunately for her, no matter how hard she tries, her natural Australian beauty and sweet smile shine through, making it very hard for her to go unnoticed.
Although Miranda made her modeling debut in Australia’s Dolly Magazine back in 1997, she did not pursue her international modeling career until 2003, when she moved to Paris and then New York. Since then, she has appeared in campaigns for Betsey Johnson and Roberto Cavalli. Most famously, in 2007, she replaced Gisele Bündchen and became the first ever Australian Victoria’s Secret Angel.
Now a household name, Miranda is as famous for her look as she is for her intelligence and girl-next-door nature.
It’s probably no coincidence that Miranda, a practicing Buddhist, has a minimalist style, from her beauty secrets down to her fashion sense. When it comes to beauty, Miranda swears by drinking hot water with lemon every morning to flush out toxins. As for fashion, she depends on the maxi dress! Our model of the month makes it sound so easy!
While the European models generally go for classic black outfits, Miranda’s everyday style is typically Australian; beachy, breezy and ready-to-go. In almost every piece that she wears, there’s a casual and down-to-earth element. Whether it’s a cotton sundress paired with jeweled sandals and dark sunglasses, or a pair of skinny jeans with a chic blazer and killer heels, Miranda prefers to keep it fresh and simple.
When it comes to dresses, Miranda opts for longer lengths. A huge proponent of the maxi dress, she manages to pull it off in both spring and fall. For the warmer months, we like Mara Hoffman’s India Long Dress ($319, 50% off) and Charlotte Russe’s Mosaic Paisley Maxi Dress ($14.99), worn with a simple pair of flip flops.
Not quite a maxi dress, another favorite dress style of Miranda’s is the cotton sundress (see far right). This V Neck Sundress ($172) by Only Hearts will give you a similar look, especially when paired with the Rufus Flat Jeweled Sandal ($32.42) by Nine West or the Keira Jeweled Sandal ($74.22) by Charles David.
Though Miranda might prefer the ease of throwing on a maxi dress, we can’t help but notice that she is just as adept at styling a pair of jeans. With legs as long as hers, it’s no surprise that she usually opts for a pair of skinnies, either in blue or black. As an Australian, we’re sure she has an affinity for Sass & Bide. We like their Did It For The Club ($220) jeans.
With Miranda, where there’s skinny jeans, there’s usually a blazer. For a similar look, try Silence & Noise’s Open Front Blazer ($78) in teal or wine.
Finally, as any Australian knows, adapting to an actual winter in New York can be hard. Miranda’s winter essentials? A khaki jacket like Charlotte Ronson’s Army Twill Jacket ($290), a super soft scarf like Forever21’s Puckered Crochet Scarf ($7.80) and a knit beanie like Topshop’s Lurex Two Tone Beanie Hat ($24).
On another note, if you’re as inspired by Miranda’s style as we are, you’ll love this piece of news. Yesterday, Miranda announced the launch of her new organic skincare line, KORA. Right now, it’s only available in Australia but we’ll keep you posted on other countries.