Channeling Zooey Deschanel: How To Dress Like The Singer And Actress
Her adorable style was introduced in her hit movie, "500 Days of Summer." In the movie, her character Summer Finn wears vintage pieces which have set the stage for Deschanel's style.
More of her cute vintage school girl style will be seen on her upcoming television show, "New Girl." You can watch an exclusive preview of the pilot on her style website here. So let’s review how you can channel this indie fashionistas style into your own wardrobe.
Deschanel is a stocking enthusiast. Her favorite combination that can be easily replicated at home is black opaque stockings with an adorable vintage print dress. Black stockings will match almost any outfit and can help to bring some of your summer dresses into fall by warming them up.
The most iconic part of Deschanel's style is her thick blunt bangs. Deschanel's bangs bring a very cute sense of innocence and childish playfulness to her style. If you're interested in bangs consult a hair stylist because crooked bangs is not a flattering look.
In almost any movie or premiere, Deschanel rarely wears pants. She is a huge fan of dresses, skirts, and shorts. Deschanel's favorite dress cut is a loose fitting babydoll dresses with unique patterns. Here are some top pick Zooey-esque dresses from Urban Outfitters, ModCloth, Forever 21, and Shop Nasty Gal.
The perfect compliment to Zooey’s girlish wardrobe is hairbands. She always has the perfect hairband for every outfit whether it is adorned with a flower or a simple red ribbon tied in her hair. Hairbands are cheap and a perfect mod sixties addition to your wardrobe. Shop for hairbands that contrast your hair color for more of a pop.
The oxford flat is the perfect compliment to Zooey's vintage school girl style. Try looking for oxford's that are brown and black so they will compliment multiple pieces in your wardrobe.
Blue, blue, and blue.
Deschanel wears a lot of cool colors. While she may include the occasional adorable bright red dress her clothing color palette consists of a lot of very cool blues ranging from navy to baby blue. So when shopping for Zooey inspired clothing look for shades of lilac, soft pink, sea-foam green, and plenty of blue.
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