Dress Like J.Crew's Jenna Lyons in Three Easy Steps, Because Oprah Says So

April 21, 2010 by Justine Schwartz
shefinds | Style

If you’re a fan of J.Crew’s Jenna’s Picks (we know you are) – we hope you set your TiVo today because Jenna Lyons, J.Crew’s creative director, was on Oprah and dished out her essential fashion tips–while Oprah revealed her favorite J.Crew shoes:

Oprah wore these Julienne Leather Heels ($198) in “bronzed avocado” – we suggest you get them before her employees at Harpo (and the free world) snap them up. We like the gray “flannel” color (pictured above) – it’s a great neutral wardrobe option.

Oprah also loves these Alecia Leather Platform Peep Toes ($275)–she raved about how comfortable they are–no doubt they’ll be sold out soon if you don’t grab a pair.

Jenna gave us some tips:

1. Opposites Attract. Jenna rocked mixed prints look by pairing this timeless Vintage Bateau Top ($36) with sequin pants. And she made it work.

2. Make a statement with jewelry. No wonder J.Crew has some of the best chunky, sparkly, eye-catching jewelry – Jenna says she lives for statement pieces. We agree – and think the Crystal Glamour bracelet ($70) and FENTON/FALLON™ for J.Crew Carrington crystal chains necklace ($175) are just beautiful and edgy at the same time.

3. Borrow from the boys. If you’re look is head to toe girly, Jenna says grab something from your boyfriend’s closet. A military jacket, like the one she wore Oprah – the Solid Lieutenant Jacket ($98) is a great way to add texture and style to any feminine get-up.

Get more great spring accessories by checking out our guide to the best chain strap bags, the best cage booties, and Oprah’s favorite jeans, CJ by Cookie Johnson.


Editorial Director

Justine Schwartz is a veteran women's lifestyle editor; she's written extensively about style & beauty tips, health advice and wedding planning for more than a decade. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, Huffington Post and New York Weddings. Justine has been with SheFinds since 2010; you can reach her via email at [email protected]

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