Track Star: Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon

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The Vibe: Little Dragon’s musical style might be hard to pin down, but that hasn’t stopped these four Swedes from taking their home country by storm. Frontwoman Yukimi Nagano—whose hypnotic, hushed vocals give the group’s slowed-down electronic some serious trippiness—isn’t afraid to go nuts on the fashion front. She’s big on colorful metallics and op-art prints.

The One-Song Intro: “Ritual Union”

The Look, Recreated: This checkered skirt from Tibi, these shiny purple shoes by Miista, and Helen Levi’s gilded pineapple necklacemaitri mehta

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Track Star: Lissie

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The Vibe: She’s a wanderer and a rebel, that Lissie. The Illinois native has a special brand of indie rock tinged with folk that comes off as both confessional and easy. And her style? Think Americana in a Bob Dylan-y way, topped with sun-bleached, road-trip hair and couldn’t-be-cuter freckles.

The One-Song Intro: “Shameless”

The Look, Recreated: These easy, stonewashed jeans from APC, this boxy white shirt by Caron Callahan, and these Anine Bing sand-colored bootsmaitri mehta

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Track Star: Neon Jungle

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The Vibe: Like The Spice Girls meets Skins! The British gals—or are we supposed to call them birds?—of Neon Jungle are so cheeky and stylish and just plain fun. It’s hard to believe they’re so freaking young—the oldest member is 21. They love little crop tops, bright patterns, and boots that are ready to take over the world.

The One-Song Intro: “Trouble” 

The Look, Recreated: This zippy red crop top by T by Alexander Wang, this Rachel Antonoff printed snapback, and these black suspender shorts from Court Denim. maitri mehta

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Track Star: Georgia Nott of Broods

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The Vibe: The Broods brother-sister duo—Georgia and Caleb Nott—outta New Zealand is a force to be reckoned with. They do indie-pop with a splash of electronica, and Georgia’s vocals are breathy at all the right moments. Her style is pretty classic and clean—lots of solids and good tailoring—with some risky edges (think: bandeau top under a blazer).

The One-Song Intro: “Bridges”

The Look, Recreated: This simple, easy dress from Sessun, these white platform sandals by Robert Clergerie, and this Love and for Lemons peach bramaitri mehta

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Track Star: Lykke Li

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The Vibe: Swedish artist-slash-sorceress Lykke Li just released a new album—YAY! I Never Learn is packed with lyrics that make you want to write sad poetry, and her style—brooding but chill—goes nicely with those ginormous, always-lined eyes.

The One-Song Intro: “Love Me Like I’m Not Made of Stone”

The Look, Recreated: This slinky, draped wrap dress from Mary Meyer, this crystal armor necklace from Maniamania, and this killer, laser-cut bomber jacket from Muubaa. maitri mehta

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Track Star: Alynda Lee Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff

The Vibe: Small Town Heroes, the newest album from the folk band Hurray for the Riff Raff, is filled with a whole lot of feminist rage and resignation from the singer Alynda Lee Segarra. She sounds pained and complex, but her look is a little more straightforward: think fifties housewife with a bone to pick.

The One-Song Intro: “I Know it’s Wrong (But That’s Alright)”

The Look, Recreated: This sleeveless denim shirt from Cheap Monday, this retro dress by Rachel Antonoff, and this floral pencil skirt by Derek Lam. maitri mehta

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Track Star: Katy B

The Vibe: Katy B is one of the most important voices in British pop music right now—yah, that’s right. Her new album, Little Red, is a mix of all her mediums—dubstep, ballad, pop, and grunge. She loves a good romper and some bright colors—not that anything can hold a candle to her fiery hair.

The One-Song Intro: “Crying For No Reason”

The Look, Recreated: This psychedelic shift dress from Kristinit, this tie-dye caftan by Mary Meyer, and this 3.1 Phillip Lim fringe leather jacket. maitri mehta

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Track Star: Charlie Hilton of Blouse



The Vibe: On their sophomore album Imperium, Portland’s Blouse has moved away from the synth-pop of their debut (which was straight-up wonderful) toward something rawer, incorporating some fuzzy guitar and a cello here and there. Charlie Hilton, the band’s vocalist, dresses in a way that really sells this change of pace: Her look’s sweet, serene, and totally laid-back.

The One-Song Intro: “A Feeling Like This”

The Look, Recreated: This flowy Samantha Pleet dress, this chain necklace by Bones and Feathers Collective, and this dolman-sleeve sweatshirt from T by Alexander Wang. —maitri mehta

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Track Star: Frankie Rose

The Vibe: Frankie Rose has been in just about every girl-group you’ve loved in the past couple of years—Crystal Stilts, Vivian Girls, and Dum Dum Girls. And she really shines on her solo album Interstellar, which is full of space-pop beats and her breathy vocals. She’s got a style that’s soft, mysterious, and full of black silk; it plays well with her dark hair and blood-red lips.

The One-Song Intro: “Know Me”

The Look, Recreated: This floral neoprene bodysuit from Shakuhachi, these coated jeans by April 77, these Dieppa Restrepo sleek all-black booties, and this Tucker black kimono dress. maitri mehta

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Track Star: Angel Haze


The Vibe: An up-and-coming rapper from Detroit, Angel Haze’s talent is matched only by her candor—she describes herself as pansexual and has talked all about growing up in what she calls a religious cult. Her style has as much personality as her rapid-fire rap, with a whole lot of prints, black, and body jewelry.

The One-Song Intro: “Echelon (It’s My Way)”

The Look, Recreated: This crazy Clover Canyon bomber, this brass body chain from Bliss Lau, and these mermaid leggings from Blood is the New Black. maitri mehta

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