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Fashion Math: The Ladylike Edition

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    When done right, ladylike style is structured, flirty, and seriously flattering all around. But sometimes the trend can be a bit, well, misinterpreted. Sure, a flowy skirt or soft color scheme seems a bit prim, but dressing ladylike is not all about sipping tea with our pinkies up — although, to each her own.

    With a few eye-catching prints, bold color combinations, and a quirky edge, feminine fashion, à la a modern-day Jackie O or Grace Kelly, is both demure and daring all at once. And, thankfully, executing a balanced and brilliant ensemble for yourself is as easy as elementary arithmetic. Ahead, we're bringing on the florals and (just the perfect amount of) frill for nine fool-proof equations that celebrate your girl lady power.

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