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Originally Posted by tuetre View Post
^ Elegant efficiency is a great term for it. I think what's making this trend so popular is how un-intimidating and effortless it is - you can look elegant and chic without looking pompous, posh, contrived or boring, all common stereotypical images the word "elegant" often conjures.
So totally true. Elegant efficiency. I'm trying to streamline my look to "elegant efficiency."

My style icon is anyone who makes a bloody effort.
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Well I'm gonna be honest I definitely got soaked in with the whole 80's revival. BUT I think it is a matter of age. At least for me it would be weird to see a 16 year old all covered up in a camel poncho (example), but it is definitely nice to see cleaner things. I've been trying them out myself and I got to be honest I feel so good wearing nice clothes. I leave the ripped jeans and oversized t shirts as a stay home/lazy day outfit.

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the real question is... what would Phoebe do?

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Originally Posted by ChiStreetStyle View Post
I know my fashion opinion is not as well developed as many of you, but I am so sick of people looking backwards to the 80s or 90s for style. It's tired and boring. I am so in love with clean lines and sharp tailoring - so I guess I am a Philophile also!
it's still looking back though...
to the 70's...


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i like that ^

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