This can make you seem tough, so contrast the vibe with ultra-feminine pieces for a more modern look. And try playing with textures, like mixing faux suede with a metallic fabric.
Regal Rose stainless steel and brass necklace with semi-precious stone, $74, from www.asos.com.
PU skirt, $49.90, from Zara.
Atelier Swarovski Kalix ring, $285, from Swarovski.
Lace top, $46.90, from Dorothy Perkins.
Calf hair ankle boots, $575, from Bimba Y Lola.
Metal ear studs with sequins, $6.90, from Topshop.
Lace bralet top, $39.90, from Zara.
Lace dress, price unavailable, from Sandro.
Suede skirt, $183, from Dorothy Perkins.
Studio leather boots, $249, from H&M.
Faux leather, $89.90, from Zara.
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• Faux suede jacket, $159, from Warehouse.
• Lace long-sleeved turtleneck top, $99.90, and polyester-blend bralet top, $59.90, from Topshop.
• Patent leather skirt, $249, from H&M.
• Suede ankle boots, $415, from Bimba Y Lola.
• Jean-Paul Gaultier for Atelier Swarovski Reverse Y necklace, $430, from Swarovski.