Outfit details:

  • Jeans - Cheap Monday
  • Crop Top - Soprano
  • Cardigan - Alice & Olivia
  • Necklace - DIY (see below)

DIY Toy Car Necklace:

Recreate the look with Chloe's Toy Car Necklace tutorial:

How would you describe your style?

It's difficult to describe without just saying "me" and being really vague and obnoxious about it. My style is part comfort and part edge. It's about expressing how I'm feeling for the day. A lot of it is dress up, too. Like one day I'll wake up and want to channel Screech from "Saved by the Bell" or maybe Kelly Kapowski. Another day I'll wake up and want to dress like a flapper, or Rosalind Russel in "His Girl Friday." Sometimes I'll channel Hillary Clinton's pant suits, and another day I'll go glam like Marilyn Monroe. I'm a bit of a chameleon, but it always has a touch of me to it. And it is always comfortable, but still a bit edgy.

What's your favourite piece in your wardrobe?

It changes every day and with every outfit. Right now I'm loving a pair of new shorts I got from the Etsy seller BOODWAH. I also have a vintage cloche hat that I picked up at a flea market outside Pere-Lachaise that is so perfect. But neither of those are every day things that I am constantly going back to. They're more statement pieces that if you wear them too much, they get old. Every day staples would be things like a good pencil skirt, simple crop tops, denim cut offs, a leather jacket, and Doc Martens. I couldn't live without those things.

Who are your style icons?

I cannot say that I really have one style icon. I suck in inspiration from all over the place. I think the first time that I really got excited about clothes was when I watched Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers in "Top Hat". There's a scene where Ginger is wearing this incredible feathered dress while dancing to "Cheek to Cheek." All of the clothing in those old dance movies inspire me, as well as the actresses. I'm not going to be one of those girls who names Marilyn Monroe or Audrey Hepburn as her sole style icon though. It's an accumulation of that entire era of grace and elegance. But I also love '80s & '90s movies for the creative outfits, and period pieces of course. My style icon isn't one person, it's more of an ongoing process.

Do you have any favourite designers?

I like Ralph Lauren. I don't really follow fashion too much, but he's been a designer that I've always loved. (Plus, he sponsors PBS Masterpiece Theatre which I couldn't live without, so I am in debt to him for that alone.)

Which other fashion blogs do you love to read?

Delightfully Tacky, Always Rooney, Le Blog de Betty, and The Freckled Fox are all great blogs with beautiful, thoughtful content.




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