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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

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Rase $160 Aldo; aldoshoes.com

Stirrup Legging $36 Topshop; topshop.com

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

Cashmere Turtleneck $144, Eddie Bauer; eddiebauer.com

Debit:

Blazer $129, Zara; zara.com

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

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