Though inspiration is iterative and style falls into categories, we can honestly say there is no one else in the world with Miroslava Duma’s personal style. The Russian fashion editor and street style muse embodies a unique mix of avant-garde, ladylike, sophisticated, and ornamental that has landed her a permanent place as a modern fashion icon in the eyes of the sartorial elite. To understand just how she nails it out of the park with every single outfit, we spent some time studying Duma’s looks and came up with a few mantras she seems to live by. If you’re as obsessed with Duma’s style as we are, or just want a few fresh tips for dressing like the consummate It-girl, click through for eight genius lessons we’ve learned from Duma’s style.
This might be our favorite one yet: A statement coat can serve as the focus single item in a one-piece ensemble. Seriously, who even knows (or cares) if there are clothes underneath? It’s not important. All you need is a killer coat and shoes, and your outfit is done.