For our next Fresh Fashion Icon, we're featuring a girl who has an enviable sense of style and an Academy Award nomination under her belt - at only 14 years old!
Hailee Steinfeld may have not won the Oscar for her performance in True Grit, but she made a buzz on the red carpet during award season for her youthful, gorgeous gowns and impeccable styling. When she's not on the red carpet, Hailee wears lots of edgy pieces, bold dresses and mixes up classic wardrobe staples for a unique style that makes her a fabulous source of fashion inspiration.
Want to learn more about Hailee's style? Read on to discover three elements of Hailee's personal style and see some outfits to help you recreate her look for yourself.
For her everyday look, Hailee likes to wear laid-back pieces with an edgy twist. She's a fan of Chuck Taylors, super-skinny jeans and motorcycle boots. To keep from looking too casual, Hailee always makes sure to add a fun piece to her look like a hat, something sequined, or a bright splash of color.
Channel Hailee's edgy daytime look by pairing a neutral-colored henley with a pair of dark-wash skinny jeans. Some heeled motorcycle boots toughen up the look, while a pyramid ring and chain necklace amp up the style factor. Add a coral bag for some contrast and a pretty pop of color.
Little White Dresses
If you can't tell by the pictures above, Hailee loves to rock the little white dress. Her LWD's are always fairly conservative - she never looks overly flashy or shows off too much skin. Hailee's also a fan of mixing up her look by adding different shoes, bags and experimenting with her hairstyles.
If you don't already own one, choose a LWD that is fairly plain, so it can be easily be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. For this outfit, I added some rich brown sandals with a matching clutch for a springtime-appropriate look. For a finishing touch, add some sleek and stylish jewelry like this gold bracelet and turquoise ring.
Hailee's a girl who isn't afraid to make a statement on the red carpet. At events, she stands out from the crowd in bright colors, bold dresses and one-of-a-kind prints. Once again, Hailee wears longer hemlines to keep the look demure and understated. She also knows the importance of not over-accessorizing and she keeps her jewelry simple, in order to keep the attention on her unique dresses.
For a college-appropriate way to wear a unique dress, I chose a basic sheath dress with a bold striped pattern. Keep the look toned-down with some neutral pumps and a lightweight woven clutch. Accessorize with some delicate earrings and a stylish cocktail ring and you'll have a look that works for day or night.
*All photos from Hailee-Steinfeld.net
What do you think?
Do you like Hailee's style? Which of her looks is your favorite? Would you wear any of these outfits? Be sure to leave a comment and let me know your thoughts!