Are you tired of the typical outfits and boring formal dress code? Then bring some revamp to your looks by dressing up your casual pieces with more chic ones. Indeed, fashion is best when style meets comfort. Though “casual-chic” style may seem paradoxical since casual refers to pieces like jeans and basic tees while chic implies something sophisticated and elegant, the two opposing style can now be worn as one. Wondering how? Keep on reading to get some tricks on how to get that cool casual looks with a touch of chic and feminine feel.
Born in Vigo, Spain, Alexandra Pereira is known for her casual-chic street style that’s very laid-back and effortless but still looking polished and feminine. Her style is amusing as she can pair her casual outfits with haute couture pieces as well as bright accessories that can polish her laid-back looks. Started her blog Lovely Pepa in July 2009, it serves as her personal space to share her passion for photography, fashion, and travel.
Chic accessories can really dress up a casual look. Statement earrings, scarves, chic sunglasses, bracelets, shoes, and bags are great options to dress up your laid-back style. Alexandra creatively revamped her shirt and jeans looks with a pair of classic pumps and an all black out with statement sunglasses and heels. Whether you’re wearing something that scream casual like jeans, denim shorts, distressed skirt, t-shirt, tank top, and even an oversized sweater, your classic shoes and structured bags will instantly boost your casual looks into a casual-chic style.
A structured blazer or suit can instantly dress up a casual outfit too. Alexandra just simply wore a structured blazer with her tank and denim jeans outfit and the style screams casual chic already. Also, your basic sneakers and distressed jeans combination can easily be dressed up with a chic button shirt. The good thing, you’re already having pleasure with your effortless and casual style at the same time getting some fashionable touches from your chic ensembles. Indeed, comfort never looked better.
You may dress up or dress down your casual tops with tartan pants, distressed jeans, leather trousers, floral skirts, culottes, flared pants and such. The key to your casual-chic looks is just the creativity to play with textures, proportions, and balance of your themes. Alexandra just wore a zebra print mini skirt with her graphic top and it instantly revamped her casual style into a chic one.
Coats are great ensembles to dress up your casual looks especially when you’re just wearing a shirt and jeans combination. You may look for neutral shades of coats like black, white, gray, brown, khaki and such to give off some classic touch to your urban looks. On the other hand, prints like a leopard, stripes, polka dots, checks, chevron and such give off some sophistication to your casual looks. Coats are versatile enough and easy to pull off as you can simply put it on when you’re feeling dressy or just simply put it off when you want some casual cool feel.
Be creative on playing with prints as classic prints make the look classier while funky prints make the look more grunge and casual. Like Alexandra, you may get some pleasure in print mixing like wearing a striped top with a plaid skirt or prints in a matching separates. Just be creative with your accessories by dressing up or dressing down your looks.
Casual chic street style is a great style to have pleasure with ease while keeping your looks stylish. Indeed, fashion is best when style meets comfort so be confident on your street looks and flaunt your casual street looks with confidence.