A recipe for fresh summer style from Nicole Richie: 1) Take a printed maxi dress — cap sleeves, high neck, floor-sweeping are the proportions you want right now; 2) Team it with a pair of mules — pointy–toed or stack-heeled; 3) Toughen it up with some punky ear jewelry and a shade of hair dye more commonly associated with your great grandma Mable. 4) Finish off with a swanky pair of designer sunglasses. Further notes: the austere, super traditional style of this dress is offset nicely by the fact it's sheer; wear black underwear (big pants are a must) underneath and recruit an equally stylish friend to strut down the street with for added impact. 

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