Traditionally Elle always felt more like the Fashion Fanning ,but Dakota is stepping it up lately. Sure, she’s had some elaborate misfires, but at least she IS firing — and there have also some really good picks. Like this:

Stripes and leather and bright colors? SOLD. It’s so cheerful and cool, something I may never have said before about a Donatella creation. It makes you imagine how stellar Kate Hudson could look if she kicked her addiction to Versace body windows. Turns out there ARE better things in the offing. Ten points to Gryffanningdor.

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