Masters of laidback cool, we unpack the secret to getting a model's enviable I-just-woke-up-and-threw-this-on look

Its common knowledge that a model's tall and willowy physique is a fashion designer's preferred rig of choice for showing off their designs. And it's also a known fact among the non-model majority that these preternatural beings also manage to nail high-street-meets-high-fashion cool like no other mortal.

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Sure, having friends in high fashion-y places means access to the latest leather jacket and new season It-bag (which definitely helps), it's the insouciant way these girls wear their motorcycle or bomber jackets with ripped jeans and perfectly worn-in trainers that has us studying every street style photo we come across. Here, we detail the key items you'll find in every cool model's wardrobe - from sporty staples like baseball caps to man style brogues and mum jeans - the devil here is in the details. Click and learn.

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