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Steal Gwyneth Paltrow's Style Trick to Making Anything Look Cool

Gwyneth Paltrow's striped top, leather pants and Converse sneakers look for less
One trick I often see celebs and stylistas employ to turn even the most casual of looks into something fashion-forward is to add leather pants. It doesn't matter whether you're wearing a sweatshirt or button-down on top, heels or sneakers, just add leather pants (or faux) and the outfit instantly goes from blah to bangin'. Here, Gwyneth Paltrow uses this technique (or maybe she invented it) and you can, too, using the affordable finds we've rounded up below! Too warm outside for pants? Try a pair of faux leather shorts or a skirt instead.

Get the celebrity look for less:

1. H&M Imitation Leather Pants, $24.95

2. MG Collection Tote (Stella McCartney 'Falabella' chain-trim tote bag look for less), $66 at

3. Forever 21 Striped Pullover, $14.22

4. Sunglasses, $8

5. Converse Chuck Taylor High Top Sneaker, $55

Housekeeping note: Check me out on Instagram (@budgetbabe) where I'm sharing some of my favorite spring drugstore beauty picks and giving away a $50 CVS giftcard!

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Loving the casual vibe of this outfit. Thanks for sharing!

#1 Liv (Homepage) on 2015-05-25 10:07 (Reply)
Totally going to have to copy this one and that bag is amazing! Thanks for sharing!

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#2 Heidi (Homepage) on 2015-05-25 21:56 (Reply)
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