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If trading your heels for flats makes you feel somehow less pulled together, you probably just haven't found the right pair. Thanks to trends like sneakers, slides, and lace-ups, flats, now more than ever, are a mainstay in every fashion girl's wardrobe - and there's an influx of them in the marketplace too. From casual kick-back espadrilles to statement-making buckled styles or minimalist-perfect takes on the ballet slipper, there's quite literally something here for everyone and something you could very well wear anywhere - the office included. Just read on to take your pick.
Put Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Lily Aldridge in front of the camera together and you get instant magic. The duo posed on the cover of Elle Australia's Best Friend issue in support of Pink Hope, a health organization focused on preventative cancer. Rosie and Lily glowed in lace dresses and later slipped into breezy separates for photos at the Villa de Leon in Malibu, CA.
While we're used to seeing Rosie and Lily strutting the runway in heels, their latest set of stills show the two barefoot and relaxed. The BFFs have a natural ease with each other, proving that their chemistry is palpable on and off camera. See their stunning photos ahead, and try not to feel too envious of this duo's tight-knit friendship - or their killer looks.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West stepped out for an evening at the opera in Rome, a lavish party thrown by Valentino to celebrate the premiere of La Traviata. While Kim didn't wear a gown by the fashion house like Olivia Palermo, she chose a white Vivienne Westwood dress that was just as romantic.
The one-shoulder silhouette hugged her curves, giving way to a leg slit that revealed Kim's gold platforms. Drop diamond earrings and Kim's engagement ring kept things classy on the accessories side, while the distressed finish on her hem gave off a rugged appeal - playing up Kanye's suede desert boots perfectly.
If we didn't know any better, we'd say the couple, who will celebrate their wedding anniversary on Tuesday, was trying to re-create a bridal look. And why not? When you find a dress as glamorous as Kim's Westwood number, you might as well use it as an excuse to walk down the aisle - er, red carpet - all over again. Read on to see Kimye emit a lovely glow. When in Rome . . .
Where there are runway shows, the style stars flock in pairs, offering up an endless amount of fashion hacks for us to put to use. While we've been missing the splashy looks to come from Fashion Month, we were blessed with Australian Fashion Week to fill the void.
Better yet, the ladies were dressed for the Spring season, pulling out their lightweight, bell-sleeved tops and wearing them with open-weave midi skirts or even shorts. Since your wardrobe is sitting pretty, ready to be worked into killer outfits, these outfits are all the inspiration you need. Scroll to gather plenty of styling hacks from down under.