The 8-Piece Wardrobe That Defines Italian-Girl Fashion

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To be honest, we’re pretty enamored with the pieces you'll spot in an Italian-girl wardrobe. Wearing everything from bold statement pieces to minimalistic silhouettes, Italian girls have a unique and captivating take on personal style. Really, it just seems like they’re throwing out the rule book and having fun.

While each girl has her own distinct style, we’ve noticed some key pieces that are essential to Italian-girl fashion. First, there are embellished heels. Patricia Manfield has proven that crystal-adorned versions are a must, even pairing hers with track pants for an elevated take on athleisure. Then there’s the robe: This editor will go so far as to suggest that Italian girls like Giorgia Tordini and Gilda Ambrosio helped usher in the robe-coat trend, a style that became a signature of their luxe label, Attico.

Want to know the other key items Italian street style stars like Diletta Bonaiuti and Manfield are wearing on repeat? Keep scrolling to see just how stylish they are, and shop the eight pieces you need to make Italian-girl fashion your own.

1. Robe Coat

Italian Style Robe

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Italian girls have proven that the robe coat is a new wardrobe staple. The versatile piece can dress up even a simple T-shirt and jeans.

2. Animal Prints

Italian Street Style - Animal Print

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Instead of a loud animal print, try something more minimal and graphic.

3. Bold Outerwear

When it comes to bold outerwear, go for maximalism. Try a blazer in a vibrant shade.

4. Bright Colors

Follow Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert’s lead and reach for brightly colored pieces. They’re even better when they’re worn together.

5. Embellished Heels

Italian Embellished Heels

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Take a style note from Patricia Manfield and pair embellished heels with track pants.

6. Flat-Top Sunglasses

Italian-Style Sunglasses

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Flat-top sunglasses make a cool, retro style statement but still feel completely modern.

7. Miniskirts

Italian Style - Miniskirts

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Offset a short miniskirt with a turtleneck sweater.

8. Statement Earrings

Italian Style - Statement Earrings

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Wear a pair of statement earrings in a large hoop silhouette.

This post was published at an earlier date and has been updated. Next, shop our editor's 15 holy-grail wardrobe basics.

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