Our Fashion Director On Style Lessons with Mira Duma

I’ll admit it: I’m obsessed – and it takes a lot for me to become obsessed with someone’s style. But if there’s one person we should all be taking style cues from, it’s Russia’s pint-sized It girl and Buro 24/7 editor, Miroslava (Mira) Duma. JackieSays_08-29-13

The street style favorite (you can find her at Fashion Week surrounded by a herd of photographers) can pull off anything – no matter how risky – and still look completely adorable. Head-to-toe houndstooth. Leather overalls. Chanel couture as streetwear. She’s done it all.

“There’s a Russian saying that I live by,” Mira says. “The one who doesn’t try anything doesn’t make mistakes. So I like to take risks.”

The takeaway? Be adventurous with your style. Try something new, mix and match with abandon, and act like you know what you’re doing – even if you don’t.

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Jackie Nasser joined Rue La La as Fashion Director in November of 2012. In close collaboration with the merchandising teams, she leads content production for lookbooks, style tips, and curated Boutiques. Jackie is the former Lead Editor for InStyle’s sister shopping site, StyleFind.com, which she launched. Prior to that, she served as Senior Fashion Editor at Lucky and at ELLEgirl, ELLE Accessories, and ELLE.com.

August 29, 2013