Lauren Conrad’s Summer Style Secrets
The fashion writer – and this month’s PEOPLE StyleWatch cover girl! – fills in the blanks on how she achieves her easy-breezy, California-cute style
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“I wear my highest heels,” says of her go-to, leg-lengthening accessory. And if they are going to be sky-high, they may as well be luxe – like these 4-inch Yves Saint Laurent sandals.
“A good sunscreen,” she says. “I love a good tan as much as the next girl, but no one wants skin damage.”
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“Skinny jeans! I must have at least 20 pairs,” confesses LC. Despite the L.A. heat, Lauren favors dark denim leggings from labels like Levi’s and PRVCY.
“Moroccanoil.” And Lauren isn’t the only starlet who relies on the exotic hair care line to create the perfect beach waves – and are also fans.
“Is Kate Somerville’s Somer360.” “I love a good tan against a white dress,” confesses this California girl, who prefers her tan from a bottle.
“Is that less is more,” says the mark spokesperson, who sticks to a neutral palette and soft hair. “Makeup is meant to compliment your features, not cover them all up.”
“I hit Urban Outfitters.” This is one star who isn’t afraid to mix her budget-friendly finds with high-fashion items – like the pairing of this $54 Ecote silk top with Elizabeth and James shorts and Christian Louboutin heels.
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“Shoulders,” says Lauren, who shows off her toned and tanned upper body in sexy shoulder-baring dresses both on- and off-the-red carpet – like this cobalt blue Red Valentino frock.