Celebrity Introducing: Janelle Monae By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Instagram Twitter InStyle's mantra is "Everybody's in," and that means anyone who finds their way to our stories should find themselves reflected in them. We prioritize bringing the right writer to every story and sometimes collaborate as a team to ensure we're including points of view across race, gender expression, body size, skin and hair type, and more. Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. For more about our team, click here. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on September 21, 2012 @ 12:28PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele Introducing: Janelle Monae 01 of 06 Introducing: Janelle Monae Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele In her music, 24-year-old singer Janelle Monae fuses fantasy and funk-and the same goes for her fashion. Here, she shows off some crisp and charming summer looks and shares tips to jazz up your own closet. Janelle on '20s Fashion"I enjoy how women dressed in the 1920s with the shimmering jewels and rich feathers. I imagine this outfit would be worn by the girl Gatsby fell for!" Emporio Armani viscose-acetate dress. Leach C. Couture Millineru feather and crystal hair comb. Jennifer Behr satin and crystal headband. De Beers diamond studs. Vera Wang wool and semiprecious stone necklaces (one worn as a belt). Yves Saint Laurent glass ring and cuff. 02 of 06 Janelle on Equestrian Chic Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele "This has a very dramatic feel with the ruffles around the collar. I'm always inspired by equestrian attire." Lauren by Ralph Lauren cotton shirt. Ariat Coolmax-nylon breeches. Lola Hats fur felt bolero hat. Mikimoto cultured pearl earrings. Jacket and boots, her own. 03 of 06 Janelle on When & Where to Wear Hats Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele "A hat has to be exceptional for me to cover my hair. I'd wear this one in Paris to meet a friend for tea." Ralph Lauren Blue Label linen jacket, vest, and pants. D&G cotton shirt. Hermès straw hat. Paul Stuart silk pocket square. Salvatore Ferragamo leather shoes. 04 of 06 Janelle on Sporty Style Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele "Golf and croquet are two of my favorite summer activities. This outfit feels regal yet sporty." Christopher Fischer cashmere sweater, Tommy Hilfiger cotton pants, Hermès silk scarf, Mikimoto cultured pearl earrings and necklace, vintage gloves, Max Mara leather belt and Cole Haan leather shoes. 05 of 06 Janelle on Mixing Up Fabrics Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele "This is right up my alley! I love mixing and matching interesting fabrics like this velvet vest with a silk bow tie." D&G velvet vest and rayon pants. Shirt, her own. Brooks Brothers silk bow tie. Ralph Lauren Collection calfskin shoes. 06 of 06 Janelle on Preppy Ease Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele "This vibe is not too dressed up, not too dressed down-it's just right. Plus, I love tying a sweater around my neck." Lacoste cotton polo. Crewcuts cashmere sweater. Tommy Hilfiger cotton pants. Lola Hats wool beret. Chanel diamond and rubber watch. Brooks Brothers cotton belt and silk pocket square.