Photo: Jamar Stephens

Photo: Jamar Stephens

Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

How to Wear: Coco Avant Chanel

picture-2 How could I not write about Coco Chanel, particularly after the release of this amazing film? A true fashion icon, mademoiselle Coco was a trendsetter even before she became the empire known as CHANEL. This season get your Coco on– the affordable way. Here are two Chanel-inspired looks. The best part? You only need the one pair of boots and leggings. By Nicole Ciffolillo


Rase $160 Aldo;

Stirrup Legging $36 Topshop;


Chevron Sweater Blazer $528.95, Marc by Marc Jacobs; visit for similar styles

Cashmere Turtleneck $144, Eddie Bauer;


Blazer $129, Zara;

Unisex Poly-cotton Stripe Crew Neck $25, American Apparel;

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