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22 Feb

Meet the New Street Style Stars of 2017

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They're not exactly new, but this handful of fresh faces was likely buried in your feed under the upper echelon of bloggers and editors you've been following for seasons. Take a closer look and you'll discover this set was hiding in plain sight, making their way to runway shows and running sites and fashion businesses of their own, all while appearing impeccably dressed. That's why 2017 is set to be their year. Read on for the 10 street style stars that are about to become household names.

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Image Source: Getty / Christian Vierig
Jan-Michael Quammie You're about to see the fashion director of InStyle Germany everywhere, thanks to her attention-getting personal style, which relies on both smart, accessible streetwear and the...
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22 Feb

Mary Katrantzou’s Stunning Fall 2017 Collection Was Inspired by Disney’s Fantasia

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When it comes to making far-out prints look super chic, you can always count on Mary Katrantzou. The Greece-born, London-based designer was trained in textile engineering, and has been experimenting with surreal, digitized motifs since she was a still student at Central Saint Martins over ten years ago. For her fall 2017 collection, she took her signature prints to another level, using scenes and characters from Disney’s Fantasia on an array of dreamy cocktail dresses, luxe evening coats, and beautiful double-breasted jackets that were unveiled on the runway at London fashion week. The 1940 classic, you’ll probably remember, is comprised of several wondrous animated vignettes set to classical music. Katrantzou took inspiration from the fifth vignette in Fantasia, titled "Pastoral Symphony"...
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22 Feb

The Most Swoon-Worthy Accessories from the JW Anderson Show

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From the makers of your favorite It bag (the Pierce shoulder bag, anyone?) comes a myriad of swoon-worthy accessories making their London Fashion Week debut down the JW Anderson runway—and what a glorious debut.

We could talk about the ostrich-feather skirts and the billowing jersey silhouettes this fall 2017 ready-to-wear collection was heavy on, or we could talk about the standout accessories we’re completely swooning for. From heavy metal earrings to a remix on the signature Pierce bag, here are our picks for the best accessories from the JW Anderson show.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: A Jewelry detail at the runway during J.W.Anderson show at the London Fashion Week February 2017 collections on February 18, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Estrop/Getty Images)

1. OFF-THE-LOBE EARRING

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2. PIERCED FRINGE BAG

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: A Shoe detail at the runway during J.W.Anderson show at the London Fashion Week February 2017 collections on February 18, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Estrop/Getty Images)

3. NEXT-LEVEL BUCKLED HEEL

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4. SUEDE KNEE--HIGH BOOTS

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22 Feb

You Will Be Able to Buy Burberry’s Intricate, Over-the-Top Finale Capes

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Last night’s Burberry show ended with a spectacular finale walk that featured intricate capes layered over each look. Drawing from the label’s decidedly British heritage, the 79 different creations referenced materials or aspects of prior collections. There were feathers that floated and bounced in the air while others dripped with pearls. Another appeared to made from see-through paillettes, except it turned out to be constructed from monocles. One was even inspired by solid metal, as if it were a modern-day spin on a knight’s armor. The most spectacular pieces, though, were the hoods: a rhinestone style and a sparkling chain-mail creation were among the most deliciously over-the-top designs.

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Photo: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images
As incredible as they were in photos, seeing...
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22 Feb

LFW Trend: Pockets

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ARE you ready for the statement pocket? No longer a slave to function, the repository for keys, chewing gum or lipsticks, or even a facilitator of the nonchalant pose, pockets are suddenly back in the spotlight at London Fashion Week. Giant round pouches hid within the folds of ladylike dresses, imbuing the models with a certain elegant slouch, while utility-style squares delineated powdery coats at Simone Rocha. JW Anderson, ever innovative, proposed the necklace-cum-pocket, cheekily placing them over breasts on jerseys and satins. Louise Trotter at Joseph gave them an abstract jollity. And at Christopher Kane, they sprouted euphorically from evening dresses, decorated with three-dimensional sequinned corsages of flowers. The question now is: which pocket will you pick?

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21 Feb

All the Chicest Street Style Moments from London Fashion Week

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Count on London Fashion Week to bring out the very best (dressed) in people. Then, count on us to round up all the chicest street style moments from said London Fashion Week. Already, we’re seeing mini bags—small on space but huge on statement—and high-shine pleather. What else is to come at the fall/winter 2017 shows? We’re not entirely sure, but stay tuned here for more street style updates.

Scroll down for all of the best LFW outfits.

1. STATEMENT BELT

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CHRISTIAN VIERIG/GETTY

2. MINI BACKPACK

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CHRISTIAN VIERIG/GETTY

3. LACE DRESS AND GRUNGE BOOTS

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CHRISTIAN VIERIG/GETTY

4. BLACK AND WHITE REFRESH

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CHRISTIAN VIERIG/GETTY
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21 Feb

The Best Shoes of London Fashion Week

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What can you expect to stomp down the London Fashion Week runways? An assortment of ultra-chic shoes. From sleek combat boots to disco lace-up flats, InStyle's accessories team is rounding up their favorite footwear from the fall/winter 2017 shows. Be sure to check back for more as the week continues.

Keep scrolling to view the very best of LFW.

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1. PORTS 1961

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2. EMILIA WICKSTEAD

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21 Feb

Trending: Complementary Colours

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PAINTBOX brights still hold sway on the catwalks (and on the street - count the pillar box red shoes and sweaters) but unorthodox colour combinations are autumn's new cool signifier. Roksanda had the handle on the the colour wheel, beginning her show with a moving tribute to the late Richard Nicoll: a head to toe look in Nicoll Blue, Pantone's new shade created in remembrance of one of London's most talented colourists. She went on to propose cobalt blue, oxblood and chestnut: a thoroughly grown-up winter combo. Johnny Coca at Mulberry also had a daring proposal: spearmint green boots, worn with a Cadbury purple skirt and ochre shirt. Then there was Roland Mouret's teal, mauve and forest green suede shoe...
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21 Feb

The Timeless Allure of a Camel Winter Coat

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Over the course of time, some items of clothing become so iconic, are referred to with such unthinking regularity, that their very names become distanced from the core principles on which they were first founded. The camel coat is one such example. Named not only for its characteristic rich, dusty hue, this garment is so called because it is made from the ultra-soft undercoat of the Bactrian camel – a two-humped species native to Central Asia. The insulating properties of this fine fleece made it strikingly practical, while its outward properties represented the height of luxury; Tartan and Mongolian rulers would order swathes of cloth woven from it, creating silky layers which would protect the wearer from both extreme heat...
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20 Feb

You Could Survive 2017 With These 10 Pieces Alone

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When it comes to wardrobe essentials, there aren't many pieces you need. Hard to believe, right? Sure, it seems like every bag or pair of jeans you eye is a must have, but when we get down to the nitty-gritty, every girl's got her outfit basics.

With that in mind, we've curated your list for 2017, while taking major trends into account and applying them to your shoes, your outerwear, and your accessories. Shop the 10 picks ahead and we promise you'll feel like your closet's not just well-rounded but fashion-world-approved.

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1.A Bag That Doubles as a Work of Art

Loewe Small Puzzle Colorblock Bag ($2,190)

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2.A White Blouse With Personality Jonathan Simkhai Lace-Up Bell-Sleeve...
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