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Modern-Day Fashion Inspired by Greta Gerwig's 'Little Women' Redux

The March sisters were so on-trend.

Vogue 2001
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In honor of the new movie version of Louisa May Alcott's classic, Little Women—in theaters December 25 and starring Emma Watson and Timothée Chalamet (!)—we've hunted down the best in prairie dresses, doily collars, and vintage-inspired accessories, so that you too can look like Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March. The sisters were ahead of their time in so many ways.

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1 Floral Midi-Dress
Batsheva matchesfashion.com

This is the grown up version of your favorite dress from childhood— complete with sweet ruffle sleeves. 

2 Gold Necklace
Catbird net-a-porter.com

This classic locket has a vintage feel, but pairs with your modern wardrobe, i.e. jeans and a tee. Nestle in a picture of your pup or your favorite heartthrob to keep them close wherever you go.

3 Augusta Embroidered Poplin Midi Dress
LoveShackFancy modaoperandi.com

Cult favorite brand LoveShackFancy is a master of romantic dresses. This will be your go-to frock for important events, vacations, and just about everything in-between. We promise.

4 Arli Floral Large Top Handle Bag
Gucci gucci.com

The modern version of your grandma's brocade purse, this Gucci top handle bag is practical for work and play.

5 Peplum Top
Brock Collection modaoperandi.com

Wear this over a turtleneck in the winter, then shed your layers as the weather warms. Pairs perfectly with a pencil skirt or skinny jeans.

6 Bow Mules
The Row saksfifthavenue.com

This suede and silk mule is just the right heel height for everyday wear...in case waltzing isn't on your agenda. 

7 Balloon Sleeve Lace Blouse
Self-portrait matchesfashion.com

Wear this statement blouse with black skinny jeans. No accessories required.

8 Checked Skirt
Erdem matchesfashion.com

If you're not sold on the full-on prairie dress trend, start subtly with this voluminous skirt that will flatter just about any body shape.

9 Velvet Headband
Lele Sadoughi neimanmarcus.com

We love hats, and bows, and flower crowns, but for the sake of practicality this velvet headband can be worn anytime, anywhere.

10 Ruffled Floral Print Dress
DÔEN net-a-porter.com
$236.60 (30% off)

Wear this with your favorite suede ankle boot in winter and a fisherman sandal come summer. There's really no way to go wrong.


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