Lena Dunham Doesn't Do Trends — & That's Why We Love Her Style

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Our most recent "(Un)cover" star wears many hats. She's a writer, producer, actress, activist, dog mom, etc. There's not much Lena Dunham hasn't tried. And by evidence of her street style habits (or, non-habits), when it comes to fashion, she'll try anything. We've seen her in just about every cut and color, say, a minidress, can come in, so how could anyone possibly define her style — one that doesn't adhere to any rules? You don't.

That's why Lena Dunham is our ultimate fashion rulebreaker. Ahead, you'll find the notion of getting dressed knocked on its head. Where one carpet calls for a pink floor-length tulle ballgown, another might request an all-white Le Smoking suit. Now that's what we call range.
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This coat is a great idea if you don't want to go all BBHMM.
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A little midriff never hurt anybody.
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That jumper needs to jump right into our closets.
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Double fringe? Into it.
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Who doesn't love a good black-based floral?
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A mosaic print on a dress to bring out the artiste in all of us.
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The shoe envy is real.
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We're getting some yellow (green and blue and silver) brick road vibes here. Or, the rainbow road level in Mario Kart. Either way, Dunham works it.
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It's impossible to go wrong in chambray.
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There's no such thing as too many sequins, especially when they're complemented by even more beading.
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Lena gives florals a bit of edge in this black-and-white crewneck midi.
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Party in the front, business in the back — duh.
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An emoji dress for those of you who just can't unplug.
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When you're too mod for the squad.
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Comfortable, go-with-everything shoes: a fashion-girl must.
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Is the mallet next season's hottest accessory? Speak on it, Lena.
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Heels this high require a sturdy platform. These are perfect.
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She must have really been feeling the whole "When in Rome..." vibe, because this look reminds us of a young Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday.
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Damn, Lena. Back at it again with the Giambattista Valli couture.
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When Giambattista Valli couture comes into play, you just can't say no. Here, Dunham said yes.
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A lesson in how to feel yourself à la Beyoncé.
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Always festive, never cliché.
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We spy with our gargantuan eye...
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The French girl uniform.
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If you were ever thinking of not wearing yellow, look to this.
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Sequins on #GIRLSnight? Seems legit.
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A leather jacket with a tea-length dress makes for the perfect clash.
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Watch that tea, Lena. Not even a Tide To-Go pen could save that white look.
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Grid lace: The perfect option for when it's not too hot and it's not too cold, but just right.
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La classe!
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Matching your dress to your eye shadow and (perhaps coincidentally) the blue carpet is all of a sudden a must.