By InStyle Staff
Updated Mar 22, 2017 @ 11:45 am
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The Lady: Laura Linney
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Lesson One from Laura Linney’s style book: Give your fashion classics a modern update. What makes her a credible fashion guru, you ask? Well, the actress has a keen eye for fluid tailoring and sculptural dresses for one.

Refresh your work and evening wear with ferocious heels for instant glam. Or get you a streamlined dress with grand ruffle detailing. Really, the possibilities are endless when it comes to reinventing classics.

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The Lady: Laura Linney
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Shop the look: Ganni top, $255; Solace London dress, $610; for similar style. Lanvin flower necklace, $1,095; Kuho blazer, $587 (originally $618); Jimmy Choo clutch, $995; for similar style.

The Lady: Laura Linney
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Shop the look: J. Crew silk skirt, $228; Shinola diamond ring, $850; for similar style. Josie Natori pants, $495; Paul Andrew heels, $1,495;

Beauty beat: Makeup artist Chris Colbeck mixed Tom Ford Lip Color in Collin and Ian ($36; for Linney's custom shade.