5 Ways to Express Your Inner Grunge


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Cinch the Bag.

Baggy, 1992: Shapeless floral-print dress; your boyfriend's oversized hoodie

Most of us have trouble making shapeless look chic. It's just so darned shapeless. The trick to updating the flower-covered sack look is give it shape without losing the relaxed, floral irony that said, beneath a floppy old knit hat, "I'm cute. Who cares?"

Just add a cinching accessory or layer that brings your curves into the equation. Belts, sashes (especially in interesting, contrasting fabrics), fitted vests and, if you're crafty, nipping in the waist with a pair of statement brooches can pretty easily pull off the update.

Baggy, revised: Knee-length, bold-print dress cinched with wide, black leather belt; shrunken denim jacket; statement necklace

Now, speaking of that black leather belt ...

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