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Alexa Chung In Valentino - International Woolmark Prize

Alongside style legends Frida Giannini and Franca Sozzani, Alexa Chung turned judge during Milan Fashion Week as she and other fashion stars chose the winner of the hotly anticipated 2014 International Woolmark Prize.

Wearing a Valentino Pre-Fall 2014 cape dress cut across her shoulders and printed with intricate butterflies, the look was a refreshing update on Alexa’s usual preppy feminine style and I thought it was great to see her try new prints.

Typically, Alexa’s styling was minimal but it was great to see her hair blow-dried and her signature lick of eyeliner complemented the 60s feel of the dress.

To finish, Alexa chose a pair of nude strappy suede pumps. While they ensure the cape isn’t over-styled, to me the colour is just wrong. A pair of black and maroon pumps would have been so much more in-keeping and would have added an extra dimension to this look which I think it really needs. Do you agree?

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Alexa Chung In Miu Miu - Miu Miu Women’s Tales 7th Edition -’Spark & Light’ Screening

Alexa Chung attended the Miu Miu Women’s Tales 7th Edition screening of short film ‘Spark & Light’ held at Diamond Horseshoe on Tuesday (February 11) in New York City.

Leaving her Dolce & Gabbana ‘Agata’ bag and Charlotte Olympia ‘Kitty’ flats at home for a refreshing change, the British TV presenter wore a Miu Miu Spring 2014 floral-print long-sleeved high-neck frock.

You may remember that Lea Seydoux wore this same dress last month. You guys love it so much that some have added it to their BDOTY list.

As pretty as the dress is on Alexa, the styling is uninspired. With such a bold print, I wouldn’t have selected that pink snakeskin bag, which is fighting for attention.

Also, black Fall boots with a light summery dress is always a no-no in my book.

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You can buy Alexa’s Miu Miu Printed Dress from Net-A-Porter.com.

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Peter Pilotto For Target Launch

The Peter Pilotto for Target launch event took place in New York City on Thursday (February 6). Having seen the collection up close myself at a dinner party hosted by Net-A-Porter.com (who will be carrying the entire line) in London last week, I was excited to see some of our favourite stars wearing the pieces.

As you would expect, all the pieces feature prints, which is very much the design duo’s signature.

Diane Kruger: The German actress worked a lace-sleeve printed blouse and step-hem skirt striped-and-floral-print ensemble with great aplomb. Having seen Diane master this look, which she styled with a Charlotte Olympia clutch and black ankle-strap pumps, I will be adding these two pieces to my collection of Peter Pilotto for Target pieces I already own.

Taylor Schilling: The blonde actress is wearing the same Peter Pilotto for Target lace-sleeve dual-floral-print dress that I own. You won’t be surprised to learn that I will not be styling mine with black pumps.

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Alexa Chung In Topshop - Hugo

Alexa Chung was spotted out with friend Pixie Geldof headed to Hugo’s in LA to grab some lunch on Friday (January 31).

Sporting scabby knees, the TV personality wore a three-quarter-length-sleeved black-and-white gingham Topshop smock dress.

Perhaps it was a mild day, as Alexa styled her look with a heavy black wool blazer, with her favourite accessories rounding out her look including her Dolce & Gabbana ‘Agata’ bag and Charlotte Olympia ‘Kitty’ flats.

Signature purposely messy tresses and a bold red lip provided the finishing touches.

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Topshop Gingham Check Smock Dress - Topshop US and Topshop UK
Charlotte Olympia Kitty FlatsNet-A-Porter.com, Selfridges, Matches Fashion Global and Matches Fashion UK

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Alexa Chung - InStyle and Warner Brothers Golden Globes Awards Party

Alexa Chung attended the 2014 InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globe Awards post-party on Sunday (January 12) in Beverly Hills, California.

I was surprised to see her in town for the Globes, but not surprised to be disappointed by her vintage Balenciaga dress which was from Decades.

The dress isn’t bad per se but it’s all wrong for Alexa, making her look older and a damn sight frumpier as a result.

It’s like that pre-worn wedding dress a women receives from her mother or a grandmother once she’s announced her engagement, to be told ‘you just need to take it in and it will be perfect’.

The updo doesn’t help the matronly vibe, but she did try to perk up the look with red lippie and a Dolce & Gabbana ‘Agata’ bag.

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