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When she's not writing, Claire Gillespie can most often be found wiping snotty noses, picking up Lego, taking photos of her cat or doing headstands.

These baby girl names deserve serious style points

Stylish baby girl names don't have to be traditional, or even popular. What's in fashion right now might not be in fashion forever, so if it's a stylish name you're after, move away from the top 100 baby name charts and look for a name that's more personal to you. "Style is forever," Ralph Lauren once said — and your baby girl name is, too. So make it a good one.

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Be inspired by style icons

You can get more than fashion inspiration from the most stylish women in the world – past and present.

  • Marlene Dietrich is considered to be the original style chameleon and was one of the first women to be photographed wearing a full tuxedo in the 30s.
  • Actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn was known for her gamine, effervescent style, with capri pants, boatneck tops and slip-on loafers some of her wardrobe staples.
  • Socialite Babe Paley showed women how to mix high and low fashion in the 50s.
  • The original clotheshorse, Nan Kempner is rumored to have never missed a show in Paris over the span of four decades.
  • Studio 54 regular Bianca Jagger was one of the high-glam style icons of the 70s: always modern, always unique, always 100 percent rock-and-roll.
  • Model and actress Lily Cole, who first posed for Vogue at age 16, knows how to make boho chic work.
  • Model Lauren Hutton had a stripped-back, effortless approach to fashion: the original all-American girl.
  • Princess Diana brought style to the royal family and put British fashion firmly on the worldwide map. Other stylish Dianas include glamorous singer Diana Ross and Bazaar editor Diana Vreeland.
  • If Kate Moss' rule-breaking, vintage style doesn't appeal, what about Kate Middleton's flawless (yet affordable) royal look?
  • Model and actress Cara Delevingne's personal style has evolved with her career.
  • Nobody does a killer off-duty outfit quite like model Miranda Kerr.
  • Victoria's Secret model Doutzen Kroes does dressed-down just as well as she does the red carpet.
  • Marilyn Monroe was the epitome of old Hollywood glamour.
  • Alexa Chung has been the face of countless fashion campaigns and launched her eponymous fashion brand in May 2017.
  • Actress Sophia Loren has a bold approach to life — and to her personal style.
  • Singer, model and muse Grace Jones' avant-garde, androgynous style is just as relevant today as it was in the 80s.

Follow in the footsteps of stylish celebrity parents

Some celebrity baby names are weird and wonderful, and some are super-stylish. Here are some of the most stylish celebrity baby girl names.

  • Mila Kunis: Wyatt Isabelle
  • Eva Mendes: Esmeralda Amada
  • Drew Barrymore: Olive and Frankie
  • Scarlett Johansson: Rose
  • Alyssa Milano: Elizabella Dylan
  • Stacy Keibler: Ava Grace
  • Kelly Clarkson: River Rose
  • Jessica Alba: Honor Marie
  • Jennifer Lopez: Emme Maribel
  • Christina Applegate: Sadie Grace
  • Amy Adams: Aviana Olea
  • Camila Alves: Vida
  • Tori Amos: Natashya Lorien
  • Halle Berry: Nahla Ariela
  • Christie Brinkley: Alexa Ray
  • Cindy Crawford: Kaya Jordan
  • Katie Holmes: Suri
  • Angelina Jolie: Shiloh, Zahara, Vivienne
  • Nicole Richie: Harlow
  • Jessica Simpson: Maxwell

Tips for finding a stylish girl name

Sometimes, the perfect stylish name comes from considering something unexpected. Names that are traditionally associated with boys, like Billie, Maxwell and Harper, can be stylish for girls because they have that unexpected twist. You might also want to look at last names as stylish first names for girls, like Kensington or Kennedy.

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Whatever your baby name preferences, remember one thing: style is subjective! In the words of Gore Vidal, “style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” So make sure your baby name fits with your own personal style, and you'll never regret your choice.

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