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8 Ways to Cover Up in the Summer Without Dying of Heat

If it were up to you, you’d be in tank tops and cut-offs all summer long. But there are times (um, work, church, kids’ school fundraisers…) that call for something a bit more modest. Here, eight ways to look polished while keeping your cool.

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THE CHRISELLE FACTOR

KNIT TOP + LINEN BOTTOMS

Linen pants offer coverage without being stifling (and it doesn’t matter if they get a bit rumpled). Pair them with a more structured top to keep the look streamlined.

Get the look: Splendid top ($88); Caslon pants ($54); Pikolinos shoes ($160)

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TAKE AIM

CROCHET TOP + PANTS

An open knit top provides ventilation. An open knit top with trousers provides class.

Get the look: Sandro top ($...

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5 ELLE.com Editors Try Kylie’s Most Extreme Lip Kit

Skylie’s the limit *logs off*

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If Kylie Lip Kits had levels, Candy K (a matte latte color) would be beginner, Mary Jo K (candy apple red) would be intermediate, and Skylie, a new limited edition shade, would be advanced. An opaque Carolina blue, Skylie is the most attention-seeking Lip Kit yet—perfect for Snapchat, where it belongs—no matter how you wear it.

Skylie sold out last Friday, but we got our hands on a sample of the $29 kit. Here, ELLE.com editors take the Skylie Lip Kit challenge to see how Kylie’s most extreme shade works IRL.

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Three Fresh Jean Styles To Try This Fall

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  1. Denim jeans, EDIT THE BRAND, $270, visit edit-thestore.com
  2. Cotton denim jeans, DENIM & SUPPLY RALPH LAUREN, $145, visitralphlauren.com
  3. Denim jeans, 7 FOR ALL MANKIND, $249, visit 7forallmankind.com

Wear it with: A structured blazer and a masculine boot, for a grown-up finish

Leather ankle boot, FRATELLI ROSSETTI, $940, at Fratelli Rossetti, NYC. White gold and diamond necklace, DANA REBECCA DESIGNS, $275, visitdanarebeccadesigns.com. Wool-blend blazer, LUCKY BRAND, $149, visit luckybrand.com. Suede and lambskin belt, DEBORAH DRATTELL, $220, visit deborahdrattell.com

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Trench and a Miniskirt

Tuck a pima shirt into a mini, nip the belt of a trench coat, and pull your hair back in a chignon for a sophisticated look for your 7 P.M. reservation. But once you hail a cab and head toward a proper dive, untuck your tee, untie your trench, and let your hair your hair down, both literally and figuratively.

J. Crew Icon Trench Coat, $298;jcrew.com

L.L. Bean Pima Cotton Tee, $23;llbean.com

Dune London Powa Black, $212;dunelondon.com

Zara Mini Skirt, $30; zara.com

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MERYL STREEP PULLS OFF STARS AND STRIPES FLAWLESSLY ON DAY 2 OF THE DNC

Lena Dunham and America Ferrera at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Photo: Paul Morigi/Getty Images

After Michelle Obama kicked things off on the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, it was clear that she not only raised the bar in terms of delivering a poignant message to everyone watching, butsartorially speaking, she didn’t disappoint (but then again, does she ever?).

Day two saw several female celebrities including Meryl Streep, Lena Dunham, American Ferrera, Elizabeth Banks and Debra Messing make appearances on the DNC stage to show their support for Hillary Clinton...

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5 QUESTIONS WITH BOMBFELL

If you haven’t heard about Bombfell by now then you have probably been living under a rock.  Simply put, it’s a fashion service in which customers are matched with their own personal stylist who then hand selects brand-name menswear clothing to send them each month. The guy has ten days to try everything on and then pays for what he likes and sends back what he doesn’t. Oh, and did we mention that shipping is free both ways? Sign us up.

We recently sat down to chat with Co-Founder, Sarah Lee, and Senior Stylist, Will Noguchi, to discuss all things Bombfell. They also gave us the low down on their personal style, plus fashion tips worth jotting down. Check it out:

What is a typical day in your life at Bombfell?

SL: In terms of scheduling, there is no ty...

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JI OH, BUDDING CFDA DARLING, IS A LABEL TO WATCH

Ji Oh fall 2016 presentation. Photo: Ji Oh

When Ji Oh debuted her eponymous womenwear line at New York Fashion Week in 2014, her fall collection landed on the cover of WWD the following day and Barneys New York placed an order. “It was very memorable and rewarding,” she says. “And I felt like, ‘Okay, now I can do this.'” Oh’s checklist of achievements as a young designer on the rise only continued, and 2016 has proven to be a breakout year. Not only did she earn a sponsorship to show during Made Fashion Week in February, but the CFDA also selected Oh as a member of the CFDA Fashion Incubator Class of 2018, and she was named a finalist in the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund competition.

But Oh’s success stems more from her determination to do well than simply sheer luck...

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