In this regular series, we demonstrate how our most intrepid readers sport the trends in our magazine. Look for it on What's Right Now every week, and be sure to try out a look or two yourself and tweet us a photo @InStyle using #inspiredbyinstyle. Today, we’re featuring Reader of the Week and styled by NOIR blogger Stephanie Jenkins.
I rarely get super girly with my outfits (black, navy, and neutrals are my go-tos), but after perusing all of the edgy stage-inspired pieces in December's "Not Your Typical Sugarplum Fairies," I felt propelled to channel my inner ballerina. Adding feminine accents, like pavé jewelry, an Angelina Jolie-esque slit skirt, and, of course, a dancer bun, to my monochromatic ensemble helped me pull off the look in a way that felt decidedly more badass than pirouettes and pink. Consider it my Black Swan ensemble.
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