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Tips from the world’s top 10 style icons

Sometimes a little goes a long way.

Wear long boots like Jane Birkin. The British-born French star knew how chic tall boots could be. Go for tight, thigh-high boots with a slight heel, preferably in black.

Start with beautiful lingerie like Dita Von Teese. The burlesque dancer always puts on something sexy, lacy and girly, no matter what’s on top. Good underwear not only makes her feel glamorous, it helps to define her shape.

Keep it simple like Coco Chanel. The French designer knew to invest in classic pieces: a little black dress, ballet flats, a well-cut suit. And always in quality fabrics such as wool, silk and leather.

Dress for an audience like Kate Moss. The British supermodel often makes a statement with authentic vintage pieces, whether it’s a sequinned flapper dress, a tuxedo or a Trilby hat.

Embrace colour like Michelle obama. The First Lady always makes an entrance in a simple, structured outfit in a bold, take-no-prisoners colour. Even in pastels, she wears it like she means it.

Tease your hair like Brigitte Bardot. The French actress created her voluminous look by blow-drying her hair straight and back-combing with hairspray. Add a long fringe and a headband – and vMila.

Wear high heels like Marilyn Monroe. The star always looked feminine in a sexy pair of heels, even when knocking about in a comfortable pair of jeans.

Accessorise like Audrey Hepburn. The 1950s film star dressed simply but adorned her look with key pieces: a silk scarf, a pair of big sunglasses, and of course, that iconic tiara.

Slick on red lippy like Gwen Stefani. Even when she’s casual, the pop star always looks stylish thanks to her trademark bright red pout. The key with this look is to keep the rest of your makeup low-key.

Wear pearls like Jackie o. Everyone recognised the former First Lady for her oversized sunglasses but she also loved white pearls as an expression of refinement.

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