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Sweet and sassy

If you love Blake Lively's look from the set of Gossip Girl, read on to find out how you can copy Blake's sweet and sassy look with a fun fur vest and a pretty pleated skirt.

Sweet and sassy

1Get into fur

A fur vest adds texture and a bit of glam to this outfit. Faux fur is very trendy right now, and a furry vest may be just the layering piece you need.

Sweet and sassy

Bargain buy:
Rachel Zoe Faux Fur Vest
($225 at Neiman Marcus)

Sweet and sassy

Haute Hippie Knit Bunny Vest
($895 at Shopbop)


2Put on a Swingy skirt

Partner your favorite tank (or fitted turtleneck when the weather cools down) with a swingy, pleated skirt in any length you like.

Sweet and sassy

Bargain buy:
Anthropologie Million Pleats Midi
($80 at Anthropologie)

Sweet and sassy

Whistles Nelly Pleat Lace Skirt
($320 at ASOS)

3Have a little wine

Burgundy is one of the hottest colors of the season. Pick up a pair of burgundy pumps with studs, straps or other interesting details.

Sweet and sassy

Bargain buy:
Rachel Zoe Ankle-Wrap Suede Pumps
($275 at CUSP)

Sweet and sassy

Brian Atwood Power Studs Suede Pumps
($1,900 at Saks)

4Find a sweet satchel

A flap-top satchel in a neutral shade is a versatile piece that you can carry all year-round.

Sweet and sassy

Bargain buy:
Rebecca Minkoff Covet Satchel
($255 at Nordstrom)

Sweet and sassy

Chloe Elsie Satchel
($1,395 at Neiman Marcus)

5Make a statement

Put the finishing touch on your outfit with a statement necklace or other unique piece of jewelry.

Sweet and sassy

Bargain buy:
Statements by DCK Stone Bib Necklace
($22 at Nordstrom)

Sweet and sassy

Kenneth Jay Lane Crystal Bib Necklace
($795 at Neiman Marcus)

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