An easy way to look more grown up? Sticking to darker colour palettes. Layering black and khaki together creates a pulled-together aesthetic, whilst a long coat puts a modest spin on the skirt.
For this look, it's all in the accessories - lashings of sophisticated gold make this a surprisingly grown-up look. Stick to white separates for a fuss-free finish.
Blazer? Check. Loafers? Check. This edit has all the characteristics of a grown-up look, with a denim mini thrown in for a bit of balance - consider it the perfect high/low formula.
This look has street style star written all over it. Blending fashion-forward pieces with short hem lines will give them the necessary grown-up twist; in this case, that means white boots and killer sunnies. Plus this skirt, with ruffle detail and busy print, scores high on the maturity scale.
Monochrome is another failsafe way to guarantee a sophisticated edit, as is sticking to flats with thigh-skimming hems. Keeping covered up in a boxy knit whilst your pins are on show is the perfect way to achieve that balance.
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