Dakota Johnson Mixes Up Preppy Staples

Photo: Christopher Peterson/Splash News.
For an afternoon shopping jaunt with fashion editor Derek Blasberg, Dakota Johnson opted for 50 shades of navy for her outfit of choice. (Also of note: resident man-about-town Blasberg gets to partake in retail therapy with all the cool girls.) Thanks to a skillful mix of accessories, the off-screen Anastasia Steele managed to make a jeans and t-shirt outfit look anything but snoozy.

First, let’s talk about the effortlessly cool way that Dakota dressed up her slouchy black t-shirt and skinny jeans. She double-wrapped a killer gold studded belt around her waist — outside of the belt loops, mind you. Then she matched that gilded embellishment in a prepped-out way via classic Gucci horsebit loafers. (Also comfy for all that walking.) To either protect her complexion from the sun (or unsuccessfully ward off the paparazzi), she wore both a large brim felt fedora and a pair of oversized cat-eye sunglasses. And despite the sweltering New York City heat, she threw Blasberg's jacket over her shoulders, making the case for an oversize blazer this fall.
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Photo: Christopher Peterson/Splash News.
During an afternoon shopping trip, Dakota Johnson sartorially said to hell with the heat by tripling up in a blazer, skinny jeans and a large fedora. Sometimes, you have to suffer for fashion.
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Johnson might be wearing Derek Blasberg’s blazer in the photo, but we like the menswear effect, so go for a boxy one, like this.
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Round, flat, super-sized embellishments are a more grown-up version of the rocked out, studded belt.
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It’s so hard to find the perfect t-shirt. Oh, we just did.
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If you don't already have a go-to pair of skinnies, you will with these.
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Get a jump on the hat for fall, right now.
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The new preppy.
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And a light blue, chain-link strap mini bag to finish, just to lighten up the outfit.
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