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Rebel Wilson's style: 6 fashion lessons from the star

Rebel Wilson has a new fashion collaboration with plus-size brand Torrid ... and we’re pretty psyched. Not just because the pieces are cute and all under $100, but because the writer, actress, and comedienne is also a major fashionista with a point of view we admire. From inspiringly fearless choices to choosing real-woman-flattering silhouettes, here are six style lessons we’ve learned from the star.

Own your curves

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Rebel Wilson visits "Extra" at Universal Studios Hollywood on Oct. 27.

While many women in Hollywood are all about trying to conform as closely as possible to the industry-standard body type — that is to say, a lithe form found about as frequently in nature as a unicorn — Wilson knows she has curves and she knows how to flaunt them. She dresses in styles that show off just how sexy a woman’s body can be at any size. How great is this waist defining pencil skirt?

Peplum is universally flattering

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Rebel Wilson attends her Torrid launch party on Oct. 22.

We’ve established that Wilson owns her body type — and looks amazing whenever she steps out — and that has everything to do with sticking with some of her signature favorites. Photographed on multiple occasions wearing peplum-style dresses, Wilson demonstrates how the silhouette is universally flattering (and on-trend to boot!).

RELATED: #ThisIsPlus campaign inspires diversity in plus-size movement

Fashion should be fun

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Rebel Wilson attends the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 30.

Wilson is known for incorporating cheeky little messages into her wardrobe, including words printed on clothing and accessories. (Check out the “Smooch!” clutch she’s carrying here.) Those not-so-secret little messages serve as a friendly reminder that dressing can — and should! — be fun and conversation starting. It doesn’t have to be as serious and stern as some high-fashion advertising and styling would seem to suggest.

Embrace color

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Rebel Wilson attends Cosmopolitan's "Super Fun Night With Rebel Wilson" on October 1, 2013.

Sure, black is flattering and versatile, but it’s boring to opt for one basic color on every occasion. Wilson frequently embraces bold color, from neon to jewel tones, and looks fearless, statement-making, and downright sexy.

It’s all in the details

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Rebel Wilson on April 29 in Berlin, Germany.

Rebel knows that a small, thoughtful detail can make a whole outfit. Case in point? These hot pink pumps that take a black-and-white dress from simply chic to memorable and wow worthy.

More is more

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Rebel Wilson attends the premiere of "Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb" on December 15, 2014.

Bless Rebel Wilson’s heart: She knows that sometimes in fashion, it’s all about going full glam! We love how she throws understatement to the wind when the occasion allows and works sequins, prints, brights and textures into her wardrobe.

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Alesandra Dubin is a Los Angeles-based writer and the founder of the lifestyle blog Homebody in Motion. Follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and Twitter.

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