You know when something's so obvious, you don't even notice it? Meet the button-down, A-line skirt – the how's-it-not-already-in-my closet item of 2015. This should be your new staple (and not just because of Alexa Chung's lush AG denim one), but because quite frankly, it's going to look stupendous paired with all of this season's heroine items: the polo neck, the over-the-knee-boot and the suede jacket, etc, etc, etc. Make like Harley Viera Newton (pictured at Alexa's AG denim launch) or Katherine Waterston's character Shasta in Inherent Vice (out Friday), who both have seriously sassy button-down game. Go for retro colours like tan or maroon or straight-up denim. Length-wise, choose mini if you're aping Alexa or below the knee if you're after a more 70s vibe. And sashay, sashay, sashay. 

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