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uncontrived

(ˌʌnkənˈtraɪvd)
adj
natural or unplanned
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Adj.1.uncontrived - not by design or artificeuncontrived - not by design or artifice; unforced and impromptu; "an air of unstudied spontaneous utterance is apt to be painstakingly achieved"; "simple unstudied charm"
unaffected - free of artificiality; sincere and genuine; "an unaffected grace"
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(Note: Seal the deal with loose trousers for that cool/ uncontrived look.)
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