Nothing says ladylike sophistication quite like a structured clutch in a strong silhouette. Perfect for the modern, working woman on the go, we love this chic powder gray envelope clutch
from Nordstrom. Affordable luxury for a refined woman.
High-waisted dress shorts
When reality TV star turned fashion designer Lauren Conrad first announced the launch of her new line Paper Crown, we weren't quite sure what to expect. Then we laid eyes on these amazing, camel-colored high-waisted shorts
and fell head over "Hills." Truly, a modern take on classic style.
Double breasted trench coat
A must-have staple, J. Crew's double-cloth townhouse trench
seamlessly blends contemporary class with modern chic elegance. In a fabulously tailored and feminine-fitted silhouette with gold anchor buttons, we needed this double-cloth trench in our closet, like, yesterday!
The image of urbane elegance, this posh asymmetrical color-blocked chiffon dress
from BCBG is right on trend for fall. A classic silhouette offset by a modern hem, we adore the bold pop of color and accordion pleats throughout. Simply add a pair of classic black pumps and a gold bangle for a sophisticated look that's Fashion Week ready.
Platform t-strap sandal
As smart and stylish as the designer behind them, these Yves Saint Laurent glossy patent leather platform t-strap sandals
are to die for. Whether you have a classy evening cocktail party to attend or an afternoon charity event to host, these modern chic shoes make the perfect accessory.
Single diamond bracelet
Modern style is all about understated glamour, not flash. That's why these gorgeous 18-karat gold single diamond bracelets
from Roberto Coin made our list. Available in white, yellow and rose gold, adorn your wrist in one of these for a touch of poshness.
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