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Though she's undoubtedly become a style icon over the past year or two, pinpointing Alexa Chung's style is a difficult task. Her own ensembles are usually an offbeat mix of girlish, straight-edge pieces with a touch of dirty chic à la Kate Moss. Her brief affair with Madewell turned out more of the brand's signature downtown preppy style and a few T-shirts featuring silly doodles by Chung herself. Her styling for Percival's latest lookbook definitely leans more towards the dirty. Perhaps it's the work of Chung's inner hipster, longing for a sulky day in the sun after her clean-cut Madewell collaboration. In the handful of images featuring styles from the brand's fall 2011 collection, wide-eyed girls and dudes with beards wander aimlessly through foggy fields in the Williamsburger's version of work wear. These ghostly figures and their relatively cute outfits commune, oddly enough, beside a gigantic, burning wooden stick figure. Please be informed that if you purchase any of these items, you will be required to brood excessively, roll your own cigarettes, and maintain a constant expression of indifference. Good luck. (Telegraph)
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Ditch the coffee table. Just get rid of it. This may sound aggressive, but many of us just don't have the setup for a massive rectangle dead center in our living rooms. If you've managed to get one to fit, it's probably crowding all the furniture and upsetting the room's feng shui. Or, upsetting your shins as you awkwardly read