Friday, April 17, 2009

satorial saturations?

thank you scott..

pop star . one half of the kimmy & julia show.

Best Sartorial advice from your parents?
attention to detail. the importance of good fabric.

Style icons?
my mother, carine roitfeld, ashley olsen, francoise hardey

Describe your personal style...
i'm really into mixing basics with one of a kind pieces. feminine silhouettes.

I build my daily look around?
my schedule for the day - if i'm at the office, i'll put on a dress - if its errands, its denim - but i will always have a pair of heels on!

Personal Style quirk?
nothing is too outrageous.

Favorite designers?
phillip lim, marc jacobs, ann demeulemeester, monique lhuillier...

Most cherished item?
my silver wrap around ring & a dress my mother gave me that she got as a gift from my dad when they were dating.

Never caught wearing?
parachute pants. yuuck. don't get it.

Most underrated item in menswear/womenswear?
i think that more women should play with blazers - they're flattering and sharpen up any outfit. for men, i think that color is underrated! and prints other than polka dots & stripes.

Dress to impress who?
dress to impress yourself. but i think that staying aesthetically pleasing is a necessity.

Flats or heels?
heels. way too short to be wearing flats.

Favorite stores?
usually forever 21 for last minute, one stop things that i know i won't wear more than once or twice. i really love small boutiques like NEED in richmond, va / what comes around goes around in soho / studio 615 in nashville. i also love anthropologie & urban outfitters, of course!

Your next "must have" purchase?
oliver peoples zooey sunglasses in SLB w G15

I skimp when buying ...
anything i don't think i'll wear more than once or twice.

I splurge on...
the basic essentials. pencil skirts, denim, jackets, anything with luxe fabrics, and i WILL splurge on a great dress.

Favorite item of clothing?
a purple sweater dress by LA mixx

Favorite fashion magazines?
i don't care how trendy the other publications are, vogue will always be the end all be all.

Favorite (style) books?
new york fashion by sonnet stanfil

Favorite stylish movies?
annie hall, vanity fair, breakfast at tiffany's!

Favorite vacation spot?
boracay, PI / madrid, Spain

Favorite neighborhood restaurant?
anywhere on colley ave! esp nazef. i also love baker's crust.

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