Perfect Outfit: Sexed-Up Menswear In Four Pieces

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We've always been fans of the menswear look, but it takes talent to get it just right. This NYC chick nails the trend, with all the main man essentials—a boyfriend-blazer, rolled-up pleated pants, tasseled loafers, and a prepped-out belt—that have exactly the right twist for that extra va-va-voom factor. So, if you want to dude it up without looking like, well, a dude, here's four pieces that are a little androgynous without being literally man-repelling.
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Essential #1: Red high-waisted pants—These lobster-red pants are eye-catching without being straight up grandpa. Plus, the cute cuffs are perfect for dirty sidewalks and those errant Montauk waves.
United Bamboo UMS High-Waisted Pants, available at Opening Ceremony, $230, 35 Howard Street (between Broadway and Crosby Street); 212-219-2688.
Essential #2: Over-sized blazer:—Seriously, this should be front-and-center in your wardrobe, because it goes with most anything. Throw it over a cocktail dress to tone it down, or smarten up your t-shirt in a snap.
TopShop Shawl Collar Blazer, $120, available at TopShop, 478 Broadway (between Grand and Broome streets); 212-966-9555.
Essential #3: Tasseled loafers—Gain access to the gentleman's club, no questions asked. Our suggestion, wear 'em in so they get nice and beat-up.
Cole Haan Tassel Loafer, $100, available at Cole Haan, 620 5th Avenue (between West 49th and West 50th streets); 212-765-9747
Essential #4: Preppy belt—This classic is simple but still packs a punch with loads of class. Go from the East End to East Village for under $30.
Gap Boyfriend Belt, $29.95, available at Gap, 680 5th Avenue (between 53rd and 54th street); 212-977-7023‎
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