Kim Kardashian Style Advice: 9 Surprising Must-Try Tips

The fashion world loves a makeover story, and none feels more pertinent than the style transformation of Kim Kardashian. From her former bandage dresses and platform pumps to a newly minted taste for Tom Ford and a soft spot for Celine, you’ve got to give it to Kardashian for creating a thoroughly sophisticated look (with a splash of skin, naturally). As such, we thought we’d take a moment on the eve of her wedding to review the most pertinent style tips we’ve learned along the way. Click through for a crash course in everything Kardashian.

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Lesson 1: Keep your denim game tight (raw hems rule).

On Kardashian:
?Mother The Looker Ankle Fray Skinny Jeans ($196); Christian Louboutin heels.

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Lesson 2: Nude pumps are a short girl’s best friend. 

On Kardashian:
?Helmut Lang top; Faith Connexion Draped Pants ($453) available in White; vintage YSL Gold Tassel Clutch ($225 for rental); Yves Saint Laurent heels.

Get The Look:

Tamara Mellon Addiction Napa Heels ($495)

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Lesson 3: Commit to a colour.

On Kardashian:
Max Mara coat; Lanvin dress; Tom Ford sandals; Bottega Veneta Intreccio Oro Bruciato Knot Clutch ($3480).

Get The Look:

ASOS Textured Coat ($162)

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Lesson 4: Stumped on what to wear? Just copy your significant other.

On Kardashian:
?Celine coat; Saint Laurent jeans.

Get The Look:

One Teaspoon Awesome Baggies Jeans ($140, more sizes here)

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Lesson 5: Dress in Instagram-friendly tones.

On Kardashian:
?Balmain blazer; Splendid Very Light Jersey V-Neck Top ($52); Bleulab jeans.

Get The Look:

MICHAEL Michael Kors Leather Look Blazer ($381)

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?Lesson 6: Put a coat on it.

On Kardashian:
?Celine coat; Manolo Blahnik BB Suede Point-Toe Pumps ($595) in Coral.

Get The Look:

Max Mara Studio Ninetta Coat ($585)

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Lesson 7: When in doubt, crop it out.

On Kardashian:
?Kardashian Kollection turtleneck; Alaia dress; Alaia sandals; Dolce & Gabbana clutch.

Get The Look:

MSGM Open Back Blouse ($191)

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Lesson 8: Don’t let a metal detector come between you and your accessories.

On Kardashian:
?Balmain dress; Tom Ford booties.

Get The Look:

Valentino Garavani Mythical Winged Lion Belt ($375)

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Lesson 9: When all else fails, carry a ridiculously cool clutch.

On Kardashian:
?Balmain High-Waisted Tuxedo Pants ($2105); Tom Ford heels; Chanel bag; Celine sunglasses.