Britannia Rules for The Country Girl

Let's get this tea party started!
british fashion runway trends country chic
Neil Kirk
Let's get this tea party started!
british fashion runway trends country chic
Neil Kirk
Brittania Rules
RULE 1:
Tart up your tartan with a flimsy fabric.

On red-haired model: Dress, $3095, D&G; necklace, $65, Lucky Brand. On gray-haired model: Coat, price upon request, Alexander McQueen; tank, $17, American Apparel; skirt, $3998, Ralph Lauren Collection; necklace, $125, Lucky Brand; dark ring, $38, Monet Jewelry.
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Brittania Rules
RULE 2: Climb out of your color rut: Mix berries and browns.
Coat, $495, Max&Co.; top, $145, Ralph Lauren Blue Label; skirt, $298, Tommy Hilfiger; boots, $800, Cesare Paciotti; hat, $142, Hat Attack; tights, $14.50, DKNY.
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RULE 3: Tug at heartstrings in romantic bow blouses.
Coat, $2835, Gaultier Puissance Deux; vest, $149, Lauren by Ralph Lauren; bow blouse, $298, Tommy Hilfiger; pants, $252, Carolina Aubele; boots, $169, Eddie Bauer; ribbon pin, $220, Subversive Jewelry by Justin Giunta. On hair: Dove Body & Lift Volumizing Mousse with Natural Movement.
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RULE 4: Try a soft-sell approach in velvet and chiffon.
Blazer, $168, J.Crew; bow blouse, $69, Banana Republic; hat, $300, Still Life. On lips: Maybelline New York Mineral Power Healthy Natural Lipcolor in Healthy Rose.
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Dress, $3995, Peter Som; wellies, $115, Hunter Boots; necklace, $1400, Subversive Jewelry by Justin Giunta; bracelets, $300 to $500 each, House of Lavande.
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Pink ring, $64, Erika Peña; silver horse necklace, $275, Pretty Black; gold chain with locket, $170, Isaac Manevitz for Ben-Amun; pearl necklace with rhinestone pendant, $175, R.J. Graziano; pearl and amber necklace, $1200, House of Lavande; double-strand necklace with charms, $150, Sequin; rose ring, $145, Jill Jacobson; blue pearl necklace, $995, Alexis Bittar; gold medallion necklace, $600, House of Lavande; charm necklace, $92, Lucky Brand.
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Brittania Rules
Hats ruled the runways this fall for boys...
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Brittania Rules
... and girls!
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Belted jacket, $129.50, American Eagle Outfitters; skirt, $175, J.Crew; wellies, $115, Hunter Boots; bag, $398, MICHAEL Michael Kors; gloves, $150, Carolina Amato.
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RULE 5: If your look's too prim, rubber boots are a lifesaver.
Belted jacket, $129.50, American Eagle Outfitters; skirt, $175, J.Crew; wellies, $115, Hunter Boots; bag, $375, Banana Republic; brooch, $213, Kenneth Jay Lane; gloves, $150, Carolina Amato.
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RULE 6: Put a little argyle in your style - start with socks.
Faux-fur vest, $168, Express; top, $128, Splendid; pants, $54.50, Gap; shoes, $770, Fendi; socks, $8, Foot Traffic.
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RULE 7: Ride high in sassy cropped trou and a peplum jacket.
Jacket, $290, Lauren by Ralph Lauren; top, $49.50, Ann Taylor Loft; pants, $365, Rebecca & Drew; boots, $1395, Dolce & Gabbana; hat, price upon request, Carolina Herrera; pocket watch, $1695, Tissot; socks, $14, B.ella.
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RULE 8: A stack-up of textures shows nonchalant chic.
Coat, $8995, Burberry Prorsum; dress, $475, Karen Walker; booties, $220, Maxstudio.com; necklace, $464, Lizzie Fortunato Jewels; tights, $12.50, Hue.
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RULE 9: Three's a crowd - except when it comes to mixing plaids.
Vest, bow blouse, pants, hat, prices upon request, Carolina Herrera; shoes, $415, Church's.
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RULE 10: Dream big in a voluminous patterned dress.
Dress, $3395, scarf, $495, belt, $295, Dolce & Gabbana; shoes, $380, D&G.
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RULE 11: Take the skirt suit to the max in black plaid.
Jacket, $2998, skirt, $3998, Ralph Lauren Collection; top, $48, Gap; boots, $375, Cole Haan; hat, $345, Kokin; tie, $45, Tommy Hilfiger; gloves, $300, Carolina Amato.
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RULE 12: A-hunting we shall go - for new mod menswear.
Vest, $149, Lauren by Ralph Lauren; jumper, $160, Built By Wendy; turtleneck, $19.50, Old Navy; boots, $387, Cynthia Vincent Shoes; hat, $1295, Kokin; scarf, $95, Vera Scarves; brooch, $475, Miriam Haskell; tights, $12.50, Hue. On taxidermy: necklace, $1200, House of Lavande.
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