Jennifer Aniston Style Deconstructed

With her American classic style, it’s no wonder that Jennifer Aniston is America’s sweetheart. No one makes the red carpet look as effortless as she does, and while some criticize her for rarely changing up her look, she knows that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s why, year after year, Aniston shows up on every best dressed list.

Want to capture her signature simple style? Us, too. Here are the tricks we discovered for imitating Jen’s amazing looks.

Jennifer Aniston Style Deconstructed

1. When in Doubt, Wear Black

Jennifer Aniston wearing black outfits

Black, nude, black and nude: if you’ve seen a recent photo of Jen, there’s a 90 percent chance she was wearing one of these three. Jen’s looks may be monochromatic, but they’re never dull. The gorgeous actress sticks with these hues because of their elegance, slimming abilities, and because nude looks so fantastic against her tan. Neutrals aren’t boring; they’re chic, not to mention totally unfussy.

Jennifer’s Style on a Budget

Collage of black outfits
Curvy Boot Cut Denim Jeans, $74.99 from Ann Taylor // Spaghetti Strap Jumpsuit from Ann Taylor

2. Slimming Skirts

Jennifer Aniston collage of two outfits with skirts

Jennifer has a figure most 22-year-olds envy, so why not show it off? Jen’s slimming sheath dresses and pencil skirts elongate her body and flaunt her thin frame. They’re also uber classy.

Jennifer’s Style on a Budget

Collage of two skirts
Chino Cargo Skirt, $49.50 from Loft // Pencil Skirt, $54.95 from Gap

3. Keep it Neutral

We’re going to go out on a limb and make a bold statement here: Angelina Jolie may be one of the most beautiful women in the world, but Jennifer Aniston has better skin. One of the best ways to show off amazing skin, especially in the summer time, is wear colors neutral to your skin tone.

Jennifer’s Style on a Budget

Collage of two neutral toned dresses
BR Monogram Gold Snakeskin Sheath from Banana Republic // Little Mistress Wrap Front Embellished Lace Bodice Skater, $91.46 from ASOS

4. Feminine, Not Girly Garments

Jennifer Aniston collage of two outfits

Never one to fall for the frilly, dysfunctional garments most fashionistas gravitate to, Jen keeps her look ultra fem anyway by choosing figure-flattering garments in womanly fabrics. Soft and shiny, Jen’s clothes look touchable and sexy while displaying her figure in a way that’s never over-the-top.

Jennifer’s Style on a Budget

Collage of two outfits mimicking Jennifer Aniston's style
Solid Shirtdress, $59.95 from Gap // 1969 Always Skinny Skimmer Jeans, $39.99 from Gap

5. Elegant Glasses

Two pictures of Jennifer Aniston wearing glasses

Whether it’s a pair of smart tortoise shell glasses or a pair of aviator sunnies, stylish glasses are a major part of Jennifer Aniston’s style. And forget the giant sunglasses, Jen prefers less trendy aviators.

Jennifer’s Style on a Budget

Collage of two sunglasses
Tortoise Square Readers, $5.80 from Forever 21 // ASOS Gold Aviator Sunglasses, $19.05 from ASOS
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