A: Spend a day stalking fashionable women, like these, to find out what they're buying.
Yeah … admittedly that's not something you may actually want to do, but it's cool because we did it for you. We hit up the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Calif. and chased down women with the sole purpose of peeking inside their shopping bags. Seriously, if you want to find good fashion ideas, skip the magazines and click here … or scroll down for some inspiration.
And when you're done checking out these looks, find out how real women tackle the colored denim trend here.
Who: Avery, 19, student
Her Fashion Buy: Geometric print mini dress
Store: Brandy Melville
Fashion Philosophy: "I like a lot of different colors and prints. I'm not all about matching everything. I'm really into mixing prints -- it almost works better sometimes."
Who: Merissa, 19, student
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