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UPDATE: This story was originally published on October 17 — but we can't get enough of her killer style!
At a loss every time you need to get dressed for a special occasion? It's time to meet Swathi Narra, the gorgeous cofounder of Luxemi, a fashion website that's a cross between Rent The Runway and Net-A-Porter. The twist? All of the oh-so stunning clothing and accessories are authentic Indian wares.
Think you can't rock this gorgeous, intricate garb? Guess again. According to Narra, all you have to do is add a handmade chain and a worn leather jacket…and wait for the compliments to start rolling in. In fact, the Wicker Park resident demonstrated exactly how she seamlessly blends together pieces from all-American brands like Marc by Marc Jacobs and vintage and accessories straight from Luxemi. Now that's luxe.
Photographed by Heather Talbert
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