Today will be dominated with Met Gala talk–and for good reason; it is, after all, the Oscars for the fashion crowd.
But if you’re not attending a gala (or wedding, or prom) anytime soon, there was still some great street style to be spotted yesterday.
Take Alexa Chung, who was strolling around New York City just a few hours before she stepped onto the Met Museum’s red carpet in one of our favorite preppy-art school kid looks. White button-up? Check. Floral brocade blazer? Check? Black skinny jeans, black boots, big shades? Check, check, check.
It’s cool without trying too hard, casual without being sloppy, and unique without looking too out there. Of course, we’re all about interpreting these looks in your own way–but if you’d want to, here are our recommendations:
MUST: Forever 21 Cat Eye Sunglasses – $5.80
TRUST: Blank Denim Skinny Jeans – $78
LUST: Rag & Bone Tapestry 42nd Street Blazer – $297.50