Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Shares Her Best-Kept Style Secrets

Ever wanted to peek inside the closets, makeup bags, and carry-ons of the world's chicest jet-setters? Us too—and so we did. For InStyle's October issue, on newsstands now and available for digital download, we sat down with the industry's hottest tastemakers and asked them to spill their best-kept tips and tricks for living a stylish life.

Rosie Huntington Whitely
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It's no wonder that Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is the face of Paige's latest campaign--she rocks jeans and a tee like no other. We sat down with the model and all-around trendsetter to chat about her fall faves, her beauty must-haves, and her trick for looking better than ever when she steps off a plane.

What's the secret to great style?
"Other than confidence and happiness, one of the things I’ve learned is the importance of well-fitting clothes and finding fits that really suit your body shape."

Who are you style icons?
"I would say Kate Moss and Diane Kruger."

Most versatile pieces in your wardrobe?
"I would say the most versatile pieces I have are denim and leather. A great leather jacket can be worn so many different ways, and so can leather trousers or leather skirts. It’s the same with denim. A great pair of jeans can take you from day to night. I live in denim, and I live in leather."

What's your weekend uniform?
"I’m the face of Paige’s campaign, and I’ll be living in their sweaters and skinny jeans this fall. The Transcend denim collection has so much stretch that I can wear the jeans on a long flight without any sagging."

Do you have a signature accessory?
"I pile on Anito Ko rings when I want to make a statement, or I just wear one for a pretty, simple look."

What do you do for workouts?
"When I’m home in London, I work out with my brother, who’s a personal trainer. I also do Body by Simone."

Beauty products you can't live without?
"After I wash my face, I dot Clé de Peau Beauté concealer under my eyes to cover dark circles. Sometimes it’s the only makeup I put on all day. I rub La Prairie cream blush onto my cheekbones in the morning and my skin glows for the rest of the day."

How do you maintain your beauty routine with such a hectic schedule?
"I stay loyal to the products that have always worked well for me. IS Clinical Active Serum is amazing for treating acne scars. I also use Cetaphil facial cleanser to shave my legs—it doesn’t foam up, so you get a closer shave."

What's the best way to look fresh while flying?
"I call this my two-minute face when I’m getting off a plane: Nars tinted moisturizer and Tom Ford sunglasses. The combo can hide a multitude of things."

Have you picked up any hair hacks since you cut yours short?
"Since I chopped off my locks, I don’t blow-dry or fuss as much. Instead I’ll air-dry and put a bit of Moroccanoil dry shampoo at the roots while my hair is still damp to give it texture."

Favorite place to shop?
"Reformation has eco-friendly pieces made in L.A. It used to be hush-hush among all the models, but now word is getting out!"

Read even more secrets of the super stylish here.

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