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Street Chic: August 2010

For today’s Street Chic story, we have rounded up six fashion blogosphere favorites from across the world who we are just positive will inspire you with fresh, new ideas.

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There are many, many things we adore about fashion, but one that consistently stands out to us here at Mama’s A Rolling Stone is that fashion is truly a global affair. From London to Los Angeles, Paris to Panama, Milan to Miami, fashion fans are putting their stamp on the world through design, modeling, styling, and more. Likewise, all across the world, fashion bloggers are narrating their own stylish stories by sharing their chic ensembles with the world. For today’s Street Chic story, we have rounded up six fashion blogosphere favorites who we are just positive will inspire you.

As you can see, our six muses don’t favor any one trend, color, style, or print—no, instead they prefer to mix and match to their hearts’ content, creating unique, unfussy and fashionable looks that are super-accessible. So, whether you’re revamping your closet for the upcoming change-of-season, you want some fresh inspiration, or you just like to ponder ideas for the future, we’re sure there’s something here for you in this month’s edition of Street Chic.

#1. There is no better way to make the transition from summer to fall than with an assortment of stylish layers, as deftly demonstrated by Lena, from Norway. We love how Lena has put together a warm-weather ensemble and then transformed it into a fall-ready outfit with the addition of a long, draped cardigan. For a similarly stylish outfit, we recommend layering a chic tank, such as BCBGeneration’s Lace Print Georgette Tank ($32.99) or Evil Twin’s Zebra Print Eyelet Top ($33.70), over Topshop’s Ruched Bandeau Bra ($12). Add Oasis’s Soft Tie Front Shorts ($32.02) and Splendid’s Light Jersey Drape Cardigan ($63), and then cap off your outfit with a pair of Reese’s Back-Zip Gladiator Sandals ($99.99). To check out more of Lena’s personal style, head to

#2. Our next Street Chic muse—Denni, who regularly travels between Paris and California—is a lesson in laidback-yet-luxe style. Denni has effortlessly accessorized her button-down boyfriend shirt and skinny jeans with an oversized Longchamp bag (à la Kate Moss) and lace-up Acne wedges—all in all, the perfect high/low mash-up. To recreate Denni’s look, try BCBGMaxAzria’s Mason Skinny Leg Jeans ($65) with a chambray shirt; we like ByCorpus’s Chambray Button-Down ($58) and Boyfriend/Girlfriend’s Button Down ($165). Finish off your look with J Crew’s Dorian Wedges ($238) and Marc By Marc Jacobs’ Totally Turnlock Lil Shifty Satchel ($358). To check out more of Denni’s personal style, head to Chicmuse.

#3. We love how Vanessa, from Vancouver, has combined two playful prints—specifically, an ocean-green polka dot blouse, and a leopard-print bucket bag—with chic black pieces like leather shorts and ankle boots to create a stylish ensemble that works for both day and night. To take a page from Vanessa’s book, grab a sheer printed shirt, such as Nasty Gal’s Seeing Spots Blouse ($78) or D&G’s Dotted Silk-Chiffon Blouse ($435), and then add a pair of Nasty Gal’s London Leather Shorts ($38). If you can’t get your hands on Vanessa’s leopard Alexander Wang Diego Bag, try Marc By Marc Jacobs’ Catty Q Hillier Hobo ($278). To check out more of Vanessa’s personal style, head to The Haute Pursuit.

#4. A tribal-print piece is one of this year’s biggest trends, and also one of the easiest ways to add a pop of color to your outfit. Rachel, from California, seamlessly paired her tribal-print tube top with a vintage blazer and cropped boyfriend jeans to create a look that is understated and yet super-stylish. To pull off an equally chic look, try layering Topshop’s Ruched Sleeve Blazer ($125) over Torn By Ronny Kobo’s Megan Tribal Geo Tank ($84) or Billabong’s Phoenix Tank ($19.97). Add Current/Elliott’s The Boyfriend Jeans ($152.60) and Envy’s Mary Oxford Booties ($69.95) to complete your look. To check out more of Rachel’s personal style, head to That’s Chic.

#5. Up next is Carrie, from London, whose simple-yet-sophisticated look is a flawless mix of nautical stripes, clean lines, and simple silhouettes. The overall vibe is part 1970s Paris, part modern girl-about town—overall, a look that is easy to accomplish but still polished and put together. To recreate this ensemble, start with J Crew’s Vintage Bateau Top ($42.50) and Free People’s Frayed Denim Cut-Off Shorts ($78). Throw on Young, Fabulous & Broke’s Eva Blazer ($175) and then finish with ASOS’s Hawaii Leather Wooden Platform Sandals ($50.55). To check out more of Carrie’s personal style, head to Wish Wish Wish.

#6. Our final Street Chic pick comes via Victoria, from Sweden, who has skillfully paired a loose button-down boyfriend shirt, in classic crisp white, with a pair of tapered black trousers. The result? A Parisian-chic ensemble that is smart and sophisticated, especially when paired with suede wedges and an oversized satchel. For a similarly stylish ensemble, we recommend pairing Topshop’s Jet Pocket Tapered Trousers ($60) with a soft white shirt; we like Just A Cheap Shirt’s Cotton Boyfriend Shirt ($42.99) and Elizabeth & James’ Sleeveless Boyfriend Shirt ($112.50). Then, simply add a pair of Jeffrey Campbell’s Cutout Suede Platform Wedges ($148). To check out more of Victoria’s personal style, head to Victoria Törnegren at

We’re always on the hunt for new Street Chic muses! If you’d love to see your personal style featured in our monthly Street Chic story, send us an email ( with a link to your blog.

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  1. Emily and Abigail

    August 27, 2010 at 11:09 PM

    lusting all of these outfits!!! so many great pieces!

  2. Emily and Abigail

    August 27, 2010 at 7:09 PM

    lusting all of these outfits!!! so many great pieces!

  3. KaitlynMcCall

    August 28, 2010 at 3:57 PM

    Congrats Girls!!!
    These outfits are perfect!


  4. KaitlynMcCall

    August 28, 2010 at 11:57 AM

    Congrats Girls!!!
    These outfits are perfect!


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