Personally, I think Dakota Johnson is a bit of an unsung hero when it comes to celebrity style. Whether dipping between press occasions, heading out to host, or simply running errands, Johnson has a rare and enviable ability to make any outfit she dons look effortlessly chic.
An expert at playing with proportions and fabrics, you’ll often find her sporting some sort of well-tailored jacket coupled with a sleek leather item for a put-together look dripping in cool-girl energy.
In my time as a Johnson fashion fan, I’ve kept a keen eye on her style, eager to nail it down in the pursuit of never-ending wardrobe inspiration. On the way, I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks. Having traipsed through endless images, I’m confident in saying that these five items are the pillar of Johnson’s flawless but also simple winter capsule wardrobe. Read on to discover just how she does it.
Style Notes: Tapping in to one of winter’s biggest trends, Johnson has recently been spotted styling leather trousers on outings in the city. The sleek, luxe fabric will instantly transform an everyday outfit into an evening-ready ensemble in no time at all.
These long-line faux trousers style perfectly with a pointed-toe slingback.
Wear this slightly shorter style with classic ballet flats or sleek leather loafers.
This high-waisted style is ideal for wearing with cropped bomber jacket for classic white tee.
Perfectly slouchy, style with a crystal mesh top and black kitten heels to get through party season in style.
Style Notes: The subtle power of a black maxi shirt is that it can bring cohesion to your look for an overall polished effect. To wear it like Johnson, pair with black knee high boots on throw on your favourite oversized blazer.
This luxuriously silky skirt also comes in four other colours.
Tailored skirts are having a major moment this season. Style with retro trainers and a simple white tee for an easy mid-week outfit.
Satin skirts are my secret weapon for their supreme comfort and effortlessly chic effect.
Wear with the vest co-ord for an elevated take on corporate style.
Style Notes: Just like us, Johnson understands the outfit altering power of an oversized blazer. Dress up your favourite jeans or pair it with a party-ready dress all season long.
This boxy blazer is a favourite within the Who What Wear UK office.
Get your winter whites ready and shop this perfectly snowy blazer.
A black blazer is a wardrobe staple, and this double-breasted style has caught my eye.
Tweed is the retro fabric trend that continues to come back season after season.
Style Notes: Every stylish wardrobe starts with a reliable pair of blue jeans, and Johnson’s slightly baggy style fits the bill perfectly. Wear with a classic blazer or style with a frilly blouse—either way you’ve achieved styling perfection
High-waisted jeans are without a doubt the clothing item I reach for the most. Style with a chunky knit or oversized blazer to get you through the winter months in style.
Baggy jeans and kitten heels are the unlikely pairing brings a stylish twist to any look.
Low-rise jeans are having a moment, and this perfectly slouchy style is calling my name.
This winter I’m shopping for dark wash denim, and it’s hard to look beyond Cos’s perfect straight leg jeans.
Style Notes: Just like ballet flats and low-rise jeans, biker boots are the ’00s trend that have taken the fashion set by storm this season. Take your cue from the actress’s book and wear them will an oversized trench this autumn.
Climbing to mid-calf length, Reformation’s classic moto boots look chic with skirts and trousers a like.
Add a grungy element to a party dress and style with retro biker boots.
Wear with black leggings or your favourite jeans for an easy weekend look.
The crinkle details adds a distressed feel to this chunky biker boots.