Some might argue that it's easy to look great on the red-carpet with stylists, hair dressers and make-up artists on hand to create a traditionally, groomed look. But without all the attributes of celebrity, sartorial armour the leg lengthening heels, the shades, the statement designer bag getting off duty style right is much harder. This look can easily teeter towards sloppy not chic, and nailing it is an art. Even the most fashion-concious stars dont have stylists on hand around the clock and when a celeb throws a great off duty look together and lets their own fashion credentials shine, you find out who really has got style.
Claudia Schiffer (left) is the high priestess of school-run chic. Her mum-on-the run wardrobe makes her one of the best dressed in London, with an ever changing stream of what has become her uniform; jeans, flat shoes or boots and one killer accessory - usually a great bag or pair of sunglasses. Here she has teamed her faded, wide-leg, high waisted jeans with a pair of flat sandals, not wedges - practical and much more laid back, and kept the rest of the look very simple.Her understated approach makes this look shine.
Actress Rachel Bilson (centre), runs errands in L.A but has given her look a bit of edge in order to stand out form the Hollywood boho crowd. Cue studded denim shorts, the way to make an old-pair of cut-off's work now. Adding the rockabily check shirt completes her East meets West Coast look.
Anna Friel also sported the check shirt when she was in London last week. The key to this look is the proportions, choosin More