Style Profile: MIA in Bad Girl

I’ve been a HUGE fan of MIA since I saw the music video for her song “Jimmy” a few years ago (check it out here). I loved her irreverent take on the Bollywood films I grew up watching. Aaand she made this Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show pretty interesting. But before her hand gestures caused controversy, I spent a considerable part of the weekend watching the video for her latest single “Bad Girl” again and again so I didn’t miss any of her amazing looks!

Check it out:

It’s easy to steer towards neutral looks and simple silhouettes but MIA’s style in this video is a great reminder to take risks with fashion (even if you’re not filming a music video in Morocco)!

It can be done with a bright pop on the lips juxtaposed against military green…

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…or provide a fresh perspective on the ethnic print trend by wearing it as bottoms. Okay, so MIA’s top might not work for you but try fearless metallics in your own way!

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Embrace this spring’s sorbet colors with abandon…

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…or stick to a theme like a citrus palette of tangerine, lime and lemon:

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Just remember, fashion has no boundaries – make it whatever YOU want it to be!

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2 Responses to “Style Profile: MIA in Bad Girl”
  1. AG says:

    SHE IS SO BADASS. Great post!

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