On November 5, 1983 — the day Alexa Chung was born — the definitive guide to being an It Girl began being scripted. (Last year, Chung literally wrote the book
on having "it.") Since then, she's proven her knack at making even the most divisive trends
It's hard to pinpoint exactly what it is about the British tastemaker that makes us swoon every time we spot her at Fashion Week. But, her indisputable charm and unbeatable wardrobe surely have something to do with it. So, today, we celebrate Alexa (and her closet).
While we're a tad closer to stealing her beauty routine
every day, we're still waiting on her fashion line
to really put us in the right direction — surely with many Peter Pan collars and retro silhouettes. Until Alexa gives the people what they want (unlimited access to her closet) we went through the street style archives and pulled out the seven items she can't get enough of. After all, there's only one way to fête an It Girl's day: by shopping her wardrobe.
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