Genius Styling Tricks Every Model Knows

Given that models spend their days being styled by the best in the industry, it’s no surprise that they’ve picked up quite a few tricks along the way. And given that the every move of top models is documented these days, we get to see their sartorial skills in action by default. Want to know how models always look so effortless and cool? They instinctively follow these 8 tricks, all of them easy to apply to your wardrobe.

From Gigi Hadid to Lily Aldridge, scroll down to see the genius styling tricks that every model knows, and to shop cool pieces that every model has in her closet.

They rely on an eye-catching third piece to pull an outfit together:

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On Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Chloe Technical Satin Bomber Jacket (£1873); Paige Denim Transcend Hoxton High Rise Ultra Skinny Stretch Jeans (£124); Saint Laurent Classic Sac De Jour Leather Tote Bag (£2434)

They know that trainers look best with skinny pants and leggings, as opposed to baggy pants:

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On Kendall Jenner: Yeezy Season 1 Oversized Shearling Coat (£2835); L'Agence Chantal Low-Rise Skinny Jeans (£156); Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit Running Shoe (£83)

They pair bold hues together when they want to stand out:

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On Miranda Kerr: Marni coat; Jonathan Simkhai top; Christian Louboutin shoes; Miu Miu sunglasses

They wear a midi-length dress or skirt to look polished and appropriate:

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On Karlie Kloss: Dolce & Gabbana Rosalia Crossbody Bag (£1250); Adidas Originals White & Indigo Stan Smith Sneakers (£62).

They know that a monochrome outfit will never fail them:

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On Lily Aldridge: J Brand sweater; Chloé trousers; Tabitha Simmons shoes.

They follow the rule that a statement coat will see you through, no matter how unremarkable your outfit is:

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On Gigi Hadid: Kempner Harlow coat; Rag & Bone Circle Crossbody Bag (£367); Stuart Weitzman boots.

They wear duster-length jackets because the style is flattering, easy, and cool:

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On Larissa Hofmann: Burberry jacket; Alexander Wang handbag.

They change their footwear to make pieces work in any season:

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On Alessandra Ambrosio: L'Agence Lorene Ruffle Front Maxi Dress (£533); Hermès handbag; Ale by Alessandra hat.

Which model’s style do you take the most cues from? Tell us in the comments below!