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Fresh Fashion Icon: Erin Lucas

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Erin Lucas fashion

You probably know her best from season one of The City, but don’t write her off as another reality star with boring style. Erin Lucas, model, actress, and daughter of AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams, has her own style and isn’t afraid to show it off. Whether she’s rocking the red carpet in a LBD, jeans, or a fun pair of heels, she is always on-trend and always looking good. Want to know how to get Erin’s fashion-forward style? Read on!

1. Rock Your LBD

Erin Lucas wearing little black dresses

No stranger to the LBD (little black dress), Erin Lucas turns wearing this oldie but goodie into an art form. Whether her little black dress is ruffled, stretchy, or tailored, she chooses body-hugging garments that show off her shape and lovely legs.

Get the Look:

Little black dresses

(Clockwise from Far Left: Wrap Dress, Slice Dress, Bustier, Batwing Dress, Cotton Spandex U-Jersey Dress)

As everyone has a different shape, I tried to chose dresses that could show off everyone’s best assets. So if you have great arms, you can wear the jersey wrap dress I chose. And if you’re more daring, you can try on the slice dress- which shows off hints of your body without giving everything away. If you like strapless dresses, which are great on any shape, I found a fab strapless dress that can be worn for any special occasion. And if you love your shoulders and want to be a bit more covered, you can slip on this great batwing dress that is both sexy yet conservative. Finally if you like a bit of a surprise, I found a simple dress with a “u” cut out in the back, meaning you can be all business in the front and party in the back.

Whatever your LBD style, your outfit is never complete without shoes. And one tip that I have when it comes to wearing heels with a LBD to stay away from black heels! Unless they are spectacular (like these babies), black heels are only going to make your LBD drab. Make like Erin, and look for shoes (which you will see more of later in this article) with unusual styles, colors, or other attributes; they make your outfit pop that much more.

2. Wear Pants instead of a Dress

Erin Lucas wearing pants

One thing I love about Erin’s style is that she isn’t afraid to wear pants on the red carpet or to formal affairs. She has fully embraced the trousers trend, and flaunts it effortlessly- and with style.

Get the Look:

Clothing inspired by Erin Lucas

(Nude Pumps, Bib Necklace, Red Pumps, Metal Necklace, Harem Pants 1, 2, 3)

Erin styles her trousers with a bevy of cute accessories to offset their otherwise-masculine look. When you rock menswear-inspired trousers, I recommend wearing a basic tee or blouse in any color up top, and adding a statement necklace like the ones I chose above. And, if you’re more daring, you can even rock a crop top Erin does in the picture on the left.

Like the LBD, the trousers above, which are big on top and slim on the bottom, are a great platform for an amazing pair of heels. I chose two, one pair in a cute nude color, and another pair in a yummy cherry red. Don these heels with one of the pairs of trousers I picked out for you and you’ll look chic and stylish wherever you go.

3. Don’t be afraid of Color

Erin Lucas outfits

Color is great: it brightens up your outfit, ads variety to any look, and is easy on the eyes. Erin knows this, and as such, she fully embraces the magical powers that pops of color bring to the table. While she wears fun and functional clothing, she also makes things even more interesting by choosing bright colors and including them in her outfit. I love that she isn’t afraid to wear a fun pink shoe, or rock a pair of blue sneakers with her cocktail dress.

Get the Look:

Colorful accessories

(Purple Heels, Floral Necklace, Pendant Necklace, Rose Ring, Blue Pumps, Cutout Heels, Teal Necklace, Black Ring, Flower Ring, Red Peeptoe)

For the color section, I have chosen a bunch of accessories that will add pops of color and variety to your outfit. Whether you choose some blue suede pumps, a snazzy rose ring, or a teal beaded necklace, when paired with a basic outfit, these accessories will instantly jazz up an ordinary outfit and take it to extraordinary.

Thoughts?

Erin takes chances when it comes to trends and fashion, and that really makes her stand out above the rest of the fashion crowd. What do you think of her style? Do you like the pieces I pulled to get her looks? Will you be using any of the tips I suggested? Whatever your thoughts, let me know in the comments!

Posted on on April 5, 2010 / Filed Under: Inspiration / Tags: , , , , ,

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17 Responses to “Fresh Fashion Icon: Erin Lucas”

  1. 1
    April 5th, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    The slouchy-pants-looks are my favorite by far. I’m so drawn to those nude pumps for some reason! Wish I could find a cheaper pair (that ideally wouldn’t rip by feet to shreds).

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    April 5th, 2010 at 5:30 pm

    Hmm I must say she is far from a fashion icon, if you ask me – seems as though she only has a few looks that she know work for her, which she re-uses, if you know what I mean. The same type of dress or the same type of trousers (which I do like – they are nice looking), the same oversized jewelry… She doesn’t do much for me on the style front… But she’s pretty!

    Great tips, none the less! :)

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    April 5th, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    i like her style, i still can’t see me wearing harem pants, probably because i’m 5 feet tall and A-shaped , but i love how she pulls them off.

    The best part of the article, the colored part, i don’t know why some people are so afraid of color sometimes, it will not bite you and it adds joy to any outfit, you just have to make sure not to wear more than three colors at the same time, and at least one of them has to be a neutral.

    The purple steve madden pumps are georgeous!! I bought the same style way cheaper last christmas and they’re so comfortable! mine’s are red and i wore them with a ruffled LBD (:

  4. 4
    April 5th, 2010 at 8:18 pm

    @ Bridget – ME TOO!!! Her nude pumps were the first thing to catch my eye :)))

    I like her style. Icon? I think yes, she has what it takes. I mean, compared to the likes of Sienna Miller & the Audrey Hepburns of the world she might seem like a plain jane, but if you saw anyone on the streets in one of these outfits, you would snap your neck to stare :))

  5. 5
    April 5th, 2010 at 8:59 pm

    Love the trousers and nude pumps.. but blue sneakers with the dress? I don’t know about that…

  6. 6
    April 5th, 2010 at 10:48 pm

    I think that the first black dress’ link may be wrong. They don’t seem to look the same. I may be mistaken… if not, I’d love the link for the dress pictured (the one where the model’s hands are in her pockets on the left)!

  7. 7
    April 6th, 2010 at 12:15 am

    I really like the pop of color idea–I love bright colors. But the rest of her style is a little boring to me. Little black dresses? Anyone can pull them off. And I’m not a huge fan of harem pants. I don’t really think they look flattering on anyone. But that’s just me.

    Also, I really wish I could find nude heels that matched my skintone. :-(

  8. 8
    April 6th, 2010 at 1:16 am

    I adore Erin Lucas and her sense of style :) Great article!

  9. 9
    April 6th, 2010 at 9:26 am

    Not going to lie, I don’t watch the city and I have no idea who this is but I love her style and I love the pieces you chose! I especially love the pieces you chose for the “pants” looks…I think I’m going to have to get that bib necklace and those red pumps :)

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    April 7th, 2010 at 6:09 am

    i don’t know who she is… and i don’t like her style at all!! i mean the pants are perfect but i don’t like the way she wears them… she looks like she is bloated and her tummy is connected to her breasts(esp with the grey top) … i can’t really explain
    and wearing fluorescent colors like that looks vulgar.. (to me at least)
    ***but the colors you chose are perfect… the pants are perfect but i would never wear them that way***

  11. 11
    April 8th, 2010 at 11:37 am

    Hey Viv, here is the link to that dress! Really cute right? I love the pockets too!

    http://piperlime.gap.com/browse/product.do?pid=771847002&tid=PLAF1&ap=2&siteID=%zp

  12. 12
    October 14th, 2010 at 7:46 pm

    Interesting but out of all the Fresh Faces I choose Camilla Belle as the winner! You should put Demi Lovato, Jessica Stroup and Jessica Lowdnes styles on here too!

  13. 13
    July 6th, 2011 at 10:47 am

    Erin Lucas’ style is absolutely fierceless and coloful. I love the little black dress for special occasions like going out to a party or wedding.

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