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Get classy style: Project Runway's Michael Costello shows us how

Brianna Martinez is a graduate from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. She received her bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with an emphasis in digital media. After graduating, she jo...

classy prep

Is your style more classic than edgy? Project Runway All Stars' Michael Costello shows you how to get the perfect classic prep style that exudes sophistication and elegance.
classy prep

Michael Costello's classic touch

This fashion designer knows a thing or two about style and he definitely does the classic prep style well! Michael Costello shows us how to achieve a classy look with a few essential pieces.

The charcoal blazer is a must, as blazers ooze chic style and classiness. The fit on the model is perfect. Wearing a snuggly-fit blazer with a longer top pulls together a chic ensemble. Skinny jeans are a must when deciphering the type of denim to wear with this look. The straight, skinny denim look gives an Audrey Hepburn appeal that encompasses a classic style.

Flats are always ideal when conquering the classic prep look, but pumps are a dressier way to get this look done as well. The boots shown here are sophisticated and give this look a grown-up feel. It's a look that's perfectly styled by the one and only Michael Costello.

Watch this clip as Michael Costello transforms his model's look to classic prep style.

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