Iris Gravemaker

While we love poring over pictures of what Kate Moss wears shopping or Diane Kruger's latest red-carpet looks, we take just as much delight in tracking the equally enviable ensembles of the web's best-dressed bloggers in our monthly Style Stalker story! Since the blogosphere is rife with fashionable femmes of the highest order, it was, as usual, quite a task to narrow down our picks to just one. However, when we came across the lovely Iris Gravemaker, 28, from the Netherlands, we knew our search was over! We're completely enamoured with her chic sensibilities and keen eye for colour. Possessing style know-how in spades, Gravemaker is the perfect stalkee and we're confident you'll agree!

One thing we especially adore about Gravemaker is her feminine and fashion-forward aesthetic. She often favours prim silhouettes and loves pairing a ladylike skirt or frock with to-die-for heels or a bright handbag. While girly looks are certainly a mainstay in her closet, she can also pull off more daring attire with aplomb--such as the cobalt dolman-sleeve dress she wore with sky-high platform booties--making her a true clothing chameleon! Furthermore, we think her go-to formula of combining a standout print piece with bold separates always adds up to a sophisticated outfit. Whether she's teaming a leopard-print skirt with a green blazer or a floral top with a yellow midi skirt, she never fails to construct a perfectly balanced ensemble! If you're as charmed by Gravemaker as we are, get ready to rejoice because we have all the details on today's featured looks! Plus, read on for our Q&A with the delightful blogger to find out about her favourite trends, places to shop, and more!--Erin Fitzpatrick

rnrnrnOutfit IDs

rnrnEnliven ladylike separates with jaunty, wide stripes.
rnVintage hat; Topshop jacket; H&M shorts; Yves Saint Laurent pumps; VJ-Style bag.
rnSimilar Essentials: ASOS Stripe Full Woven Skirt ($60); Aubin & Wills Rollesby Striped Cotton Shorts ($80)

rnrnFinish a statement outfit with a cool pendant necklace.
rnZara blazer; Primark skirt; H&M sunglasses; Romwe necklace and VJ-Style bag.
rnSimilar Essentials: Forever 21's Mother of Pearl Circle Necklace ($5); French Connection's Tortoiseshell Round Pendant Necklace ($43); House of Harlow 1960's Cream Leather Starburst Pendant Necklace ($79)

rnrnExperiment with a dolman-sleeve dress in a vivid hue.
rnVintage dress; Romwe bag; Jeffrey Campbell Lita Booties.
rnSimilar Essentials: ASOS Chiffon Kaftan Dress with Pleat Sleeve ($78); Rachel Pally Gwyneth Caftan Dress ($238)

rnrnCenter Image.
rnH&M sweater; Zara skirt; Miu Miu sandals; Romwe bag; H&M sunglasses.
rnSimilar Essentials: Organic by John Patrick's Waffle Knit Pullover ($385); Reiss' Trinket Knit Sweater ($150); Topshop's Green Flippy Skirt ($55); Jeffrey Campbell's El Carmen Platforms ($120)

rnrnGround a summery blouse and midi skirt with wedge clogs.
rnOnly top and dress; H&M bag; Prada sunglasses; Swedish Hasbeens x H&M shoes.
rnSimilar Essentials: Topshop's Yellow Buttercup Print Slash Neck Blouse ($75); ASOS Pleat Maxi Skirt ($69); Ralph Lauren Collection Abrielle Calfskin Clogs ($150)

rnrnPair prim, sweet staples with statement shoes.
rnOnly dress; vintage hat and bag; Carven pumps.
rnSimilar Essentials: J. Crew Panama Hat ($58); 2 B Rych's Crochet-Detail Eyelet Dress ($285); Topshop's White Lace Flippy Dress ($96); Free People's Tea & Cake Mary Jane Heels ($128); Dolce Vita's Briar Detail Platform Pumps ($79)

rnrnSwap your structured carrier for a playful, see-through tote.
rnH&M top; Pieces pants; Feedyourstyle blazer; Zara pumps; H&M bag.
rnSimilar Essentials: Marni's Shopping Bag ($123) in Hot Red and Quartz; Trina Turk's PS Block Pacific Beach Bag ($59)

rnrnIris Gravemaker Q&A

rnrnPlease describe your personal style in two sentences or less.
rnVintage Lolita with an edge.

rn rnHow does the city you live in inspire your day-to-day style?
rnI live in a city with lots of old buildings and beautiful architecture. I love vintage clothes and the city is always a beautiful background to give your outfit that complete vintage feeling.

rn rnList some of your favourite current trends and why you appreciate them/how you are wearing them.
rnI love the colour block trend for summer as you may already have noticed on my blog. It is so fresh and energetic! I also love polka dots and star prints!

rnrnWho are some of your style icons and why?
rnI love icons like Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Twiggy, but I can also appreciate the style of newer icons like Mary-Kate Olsen, Chloe Sevigny, and Kate Moss. I like them all for the same reason: they are one-of-a-kind and unique, and they all have a great sense of fashion!

rnrnName one go-to piece in your closet and why.
rnI love my vintage hat collection and my black H&M boyfriend blazer because it simply goes with everything. My Isabel Marant Dicker Boots are really comfortable and stylish at the same time.

rn rnWhat are some of your favourite places to shop?
rn1. Fashion Zen Vintage (my own shop opening end of August)
rn rn2. Zara
rn3. Acne
rn4. ASOS
rn5. Topshop
rnrnWhat are your favourite fashion sites/blogs?
rn1. Knightcat
rn2. Carolines Mode
rn3. Fashion Gone Rogue


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