Alexa Chung wears Carven in NYC

Alexa looked amazing in her off-beat Carven dress and hot strap heels

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Alexa Chung is never one to shy away from a quirky fashion challenge so, if anyone was going to pull off this off-the-mark frock, it was always going to be her.

We spotted the fashion icon and presenter taking a stroll in New York with a pal looking seriously chic in her latest get-up. Alexa, whose day-to-day uniform normally consists of a Breton stripe and denim cut-off combo, upped the ante in a big way with a striking burgundy lace frock from Carven's AW14 Pre-Fall collection, that features completely contrasting stripe shirt sleeves.

With her glossy hair and natural-finish make-up, we reckon she's pulled off what could have been a risky style move for someone else with effortless ease. What a pro, huh? 

To top it off, Alexa ditched her failsafe flats in favour of some sexy, tie-around heels from Bionda Castana's gorgeous AW14 range. It's not clear where the starlet was heading, but you can bet your designer handbag that she would have been the best dressed there. Keep up the good work, Alexa.  

By Maxine Eggenberger

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