STYLE STEALER: How To Dress Like Aria Montgomery From Pretty Little Liars.

I’ve recently become hideously addicted to Pretty Little Liars. And by hideous, I mean sitting bolt up right in bed at 2am, with blood shot eyes desperately clutching my iPad. I’m not going to lie to you, it’s not the most cerebral television series I’ve ever watched but it’s strangely enthralling. In order to justify the hours I’ve spent watching this show in the past month I’ve decided to create a little Style Stealer Series based around the four main characters. Here’s Part One – Aria Montgomery.

Shelley Red Sunglasses $95 from Bailey Nelson * No Dramas Print Maxi Dress from Charlie Brown * Tan Knee High Boots from Babi Bello * Beach Wonder Necklace from Coco Kitten * Benefit Smokin’ Eyes Eyeshadow Kit  and Nude Becca Lipgloss from RY *


Aria is the ultimate in hippy glam. Think jewel tones like purples, greens and deep reds. Texturising is also a staple of the boho luxe look so go with lots of fringe, lace, leather and feathers. Skirts are mini or maxi and rarely in between. Layers are a key component to this relaxed look so stock up on cardigans and wraps. Jeans are do-able but always dark or black denim and always tucked into boots.


Bangles, rings, necklaces and earrings worn all at the same time. Wear long layers of pendants piled on top of each other or a statement collar style neckplate. Always wear a scarf, whether it’s around your neck or tied to your boho handbag. Beading, tassels, chains and weaving are also highly encouraged.


You want to focus on two things to achieve the perfect Aria look. Clean, glossy, voluminous hair and sexy, smokey eyes. Try greys, purples and browns for eyeshadow with lashings of mascara for that doe-eyed Aria look. Use a clear or nude lip gloss with a plumper to emulate her pouty bee stung lips. Nail polish is vampy – red, black, magenta, deep purple and very occasionally a bright orange.


Why Don’t You…

Try wearing just one earring?

Experiment with leather belts?

Deep condition your hair?

Wear a thick head band?

Stock up on ankle boots?

Do you watch Pretty Little Liars? Who’s your favourite gal?

Stay tuned for part 2 in the Pretty Little Liars Style Stealer Series.

Carly is the founding editor of Smaggle which launched in 2007 back when blogging was weird. She has appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Cosmopolitan and Cleo magazines. Hoop earrings are totally her thing and she almost got run over by Myf Warhurst while out jogging one day.


  1. Please don’t tell me I need to attach myself to another TV show?!! Let me finish GOT first x

    • Author
      Smaggle 3 years ago

      Don’t start with this one… it hurts Nikki! It hurts! x

  2. rhonda hartman 3 years ago

    I love PLL. I’m a total Spencer when it comes to style. I cannot wait to see hers!

    • Julie Owen Atkinson 3 years ago

      I totally wish I could pull off the Spencer look. Love it.

  3. Julie Owen Atkinson 3 years ago

    PLL is the best. I’m a total Aria. Now if I can just make that look work while chasing around a toddler…

    • Author
      Smaggle 3 years ago

      It’s all the pesky accessories that are working against you… embrace the head scarf though and protect your locks!

  4. Nina 3 years ago

    Haha! totally spot on! Those boot especially! Totally looking forward to your Spencer!! I adore her hockey and tennis outfits.

    • Author
      Smaggle 3 years ago

      Spencer is on in two weeks time! Next week is Emily! x

  5. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella 3 years ago

    I haven’t seen it but you’re making me want to now! I’ve only got True Blood and Dexter on rotation now so I need to check this out 😉

    • Author
      Smaggle 3 years ago

      Dexter! I LOVE Dexter! I have to get the new episodes!

  6. Lizzie B 3 years ago

    Oh man, I love PLL. It’s my only real guilty TV viewing. I haven’t seen this weeks episode yet but it’s on my to-do list for tonight! Can’t wait to see the rest of your style guides!

    • Author
      Smaggle 3 years ago

      I’ve got Hanna and Spencer coming up and Emily was last week! Enjoy!

  7. Kerrie 3 years ago

    Omg, I am seriously sleep deprived from this show too! Started watching it 2-3 weeks ago and I’m already mid way through season 3… is that excessive? Haha 🙂
    I want my life back, but I can’t stop!

    • Author
      Smaggle 3 years ago

      Actually that just reminded me I have another episode waiting!

  8. Erika Jones 3 years ago

    My 10 year old son and I are addicted! We love Aria!!

    • Author
      Smaggle 3 years ago

      Me too! Stay tuned I have Spencer and Hanna coming up!

  9. Keyara 2 years ago

    My fav pll is aria!


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