How To Style Your Basics The Charlotte Gainsbourg Way

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Charlotte Gainsbourg turns 43 today, and to celebrate we've broken down some of the outfits that have made her wardrobe basics look utterly enviable. Click through for four of her best simple styling tricks.

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Few people can rock basics and look as quintessentially cool as Charlotte Gainsbourg (we know: we've tried). But, since it's her 43rd birthday today, we can pick up a few pointers by trying out some of the styling techniques she uses to make everything from a slouchy blazer to a plain black tee look like the chicest choice around. Think mini skirts, long, rumpled hair and, of course, plenty of black.

Click though the slideshow above to check out four of Gainsbourg's best outfits of late, and to shop pieces inspired by her elegant, insouciant style.

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