49th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards - Red Carpet

Love Taylor Swift’s ‘girl next door glamour’? Eevee’s newest style queen, Sinead Cranna tells you how you can steal your favourite celebrity’s style and get the look for less…

The Academy of Country Music Awards isn’t perhaps everyone’s first go-to for amazing fashion inspiration.
Country music makes me think of cowboy hats and ripped jeans. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good cowboy hat, who doesn’t? But it doesn’t exactly scream glamour at you. As for ripped jeans… well let’s just say I don’t exactly see the logic behind partially destroying a garment you have paid for and then wearing it and declaring it ‘fashionable.’
All of that aside, no one can deny Taylor Swift put her best fashion foot forward at this year’s awards. Wearing a white, short sleeved crop top and high-waisted black maxi skirt with a side split, Swift was the personification of glamorous sophistication.

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A white crop top and maxi skirt make for great staples in any girls wardrobe. They can easily be elevated, as shown by Swift, to elegant evening wear. Alternatively, paired with jeans or a vest/t-shirt, they can make for a great casual daytime look.
One thing is for sure. It’s a look you’re definitely going to want to recreate.

The Outfit:

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The crop top is massive at the moment. What I love about Swift’s crop top is the colour and style. The white gives the look a crisp polished feel, elevating what can be a casual/ ‘night out’ top, to a classy, red-carpet worthy garment.
Pretty Little Thing does a great crop top in white. Swift mixes it up with her cut-out design, breaking up what could be a bland, plain ensemble. Similarly Pretty Little Things’ crop top has a high neck and cross over tie at the front. Perfect for injecting some fun and interest into an outfit!
Pair with some high-waisted jeans for a casual day look, or a body-con full length skirt to take this look into the evening.
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Remember Angelina Jolie’s side split dress on the red carpet? Will we ever get over it? Probably not. We don’t know why we were/ are so obsessed, but something about a side split in a skirt works. It just does.
Swift’s simple black maxi skirt offers so much versatility! The split gives it some edge for evening wear, whilst the maxi itself could easily be paired with a plain tee/ vest and flats for a summery beach look during the day. Find a great replicate for this look at Asos.

The accessories:

The whole look is very refined; Swift uses her accessories to add a much needed pop of subtle colour. Get some blue and gold drop earrings reminiscent of Swifts at New Look.

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Continue the gold theme to your clutch bag. Swift unifies her accessories with a gold buckle on her clutch, gold trim on her shoes and a simple gold bangle.Accessorize do a fantastic black clutch with gold detailing perfect for this look.

Finishing touches:

No look would be complete without an obligatory slick of lipstick.
Space NK’s lipstick in shade ‘Red Sinner’ is the perfect finishing touch to this look. Use as a stain to recreate Swift’s toned down lips. If you’re looking for a statement lip with a more intense, bold colour, apply the lipstick straight onto lips.
There you have it, cowgirl chic.