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8 Style Lessons From Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart, who would have been 115 on July 24, was not only a groundbreaking pilot, but also a fashion icon.

1. Dress up all-business pair of slacks and collared shirt with a short silk scarf.

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2. The one time it's okay to pop your collar: if you have a killer coat.

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3. Ditch the skimpy bikinis. Done the right way, one-piece swimsuits can be rather chic.

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Penelope Cruz demonstrates.

4. Nothing is cooler or more timeless than a distressed leather jacket.

That's really all you need to know.
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That's really all you need to know.

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5. When wearing splatter paint print, be subtle.

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This is too much:

6. If you were wondering how to pull off the fur collar look, this is how you do it.

The style works just as well (if not better) with faux fur, of course.
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The style works just as well (if not better) with faux fur, of course.

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7. Yes, jumpsuits are cool. Also, pajama-style shirts.

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Look — Tucker sells this identical top for $355.

Don't forget to smile!

No matter how fabulous you are, you look dumb if you don't crack a grin.

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