How To Master Rock Chic Style

Rocker chic is a style that spans decades and conjures up some of our all-time favourite style muses: Patti Smith, Grace Jones, Bianca Jagger, and of course, the queen of groupie chic, Kate Moss, so it’s no wonder we’re a tad obsessed with nailing this look.

Perfect for a night out, or for a day look with attitude, we’re counting down our 5 commandments of rock chic dressing, for looks that say “I’m with the band” every time.

#1 It All Starts With Skinnies

Black jeans or leather skinnies are the basis of the rock’n’roll look. Wear with heels for a ready-to-dance after-dark look, or back tucked into black ankle boots for day.

master rock chic style

Look 1: Rude Riders tee, Robin’s Jeans Studded Jeans, Gianvito Rossi heels


#2 Shine On You Crazy Diamond

Channel glam rock in a high shine sequin jacket. Keep the look effortless by pairing your statement jacket back with distressed denim and a simple tee.

master rock chic style

Look 2: IRO sequin jacket, ACNE tank, Citizens of Humanity jeans, Gianvito Rossi heels


#3 Say It Like You Mean It

A statement tee is the cornerstone of the rock chic uniform. Pair it back with distressed denim for day, and throw over a leather jacket for night.

Rock chic style

Look 3: IRO leather jacket, Rude Riders tee, Rag & Bone shorts, HTC studded belt (available online)


#4 Take A Walk On The Wild Side

A hint of leopard brings a touch of rock to even a simple look. If you’re not scared to show your feline side, a coated leopard jean is pure rock chic cool.

Look 4: Equipment silk blouse, Citizens of Humanity jeans, Giles & Brother studded cuffs // Look 5: L’Agence cami, Robin’s Jeans coated leopard denim, Gianvito Rossi heels


#5 It’s All In The Details

Studs are a rock’n’roll staple, and whether you keep it simple with a studded belt or go full-glam in studded jeans, you can’t go wrong with a hit of heavy metal.

Look 6: Robin’s Jeans studded metal jeans, Rude Riders tee

Let the good times roll.


Find the latest collection of Rude Riders tees and Robin’s Jeans in store now at Calexico. Phone 07 3282 5216 to reserve your size. 

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Calexico Boutique is an international designer boutique based on James Street in Brisbane. The boutique currently houses over 85 international fashion labels, including Rag and Bone, Acne Studios, Isabel Marant and Helmut Lang, and offers a unique shopping experience with exclusive weekly arrivals and complimentary in store styling sessions.