My Mom, the Style Icon: Maribel Rivera

The rebellious style of a young Chilean woman in the ’80s wasn’t born of trends—
it was a personal declaration of independence.

In 1987, my mom, Maribel Rivera, was 24 and working as a teacher in the Biobío region of Chile. 
The dictator Augusto Pinochet was in power, and 
there was heavy government censorship, which meant very few movies and magazines. For her, fashion was a way to express herself in a hostile environment. My grandmother was a clothing buyer who traveled all over Chile, and my mom went with her, shopping along the way. She found this blouse and oversize cardigan in Santiago; the tinted glasses came from a shop in Chillán, nearly 300 miles south. My mother loved adding little accents, like the tiny bow at her collar; it’s a perfect feminine touch to top off her hipster-tomboy look. Chile is a much more open place today, 
but for my inspiration, all I have to do is head home. 


—Angela Rivera, 20, student, Concepción, Chile

more on luckymag.com

This Is How You Wear Safety Pin Earrings At The Office

Hint: it's all about balance.

LFW Spring 2015 Street Style: Shop The Looks

Because often at fashion week, the real style happens OFF the runways.

Stylist Brad Goreski On His Bow Tie Collection, Meeting Brad Pitt and Why He And Rashida Jones 'Do Whatever We Want'

Click through for the reality star/stylist's take on this season's trends, his famous clientele and more.

Altuzarra For Target: Shop The Entire Collection Now!

Click through to see and shop the nearly-50-piece Altuzarra for Target collection. Everything is under $100!

An Australian Do-It-All Ointment To Cure Almost Any Skin Woe

Good news: you can get it in the USA, too.