In Character: Pippi Longstocking

Let’s cut to the chase: Pippi was cray. Those off-kilter braids (replicated with wire for many a Halloween costume)! That horse—and her ability to lift it! And those misfit ensembles that have a certain Japanese avant-garde thing going if you look closely enough. Here’s how to put together a look that would speak to the freckle-faced, red-headed girl. —erica

A United Bamboo cocoon dress that fits strangely because that’s how she rolls.

A 3.1 Phillip Lim henley as bold as her house (that she lives with no adults, obvi) Villa Villekulla.

Hansel from Basel over-the-knee socks that match Mr. Nilsson the monkey’s coat.

SOOO much more “In Character” over here. Click, click!