Q: The three essential things a woman should know about style are…
Posture is important; whatever you wear have confidence in wearing it, it’s better to be overdressed than underdressed.
Q: Please describe your style in three words.
Modern, chic, minimal.
Q: What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?
Q: Do you believe in role models?
No, not really.
Q: What are your favourite fabrics?
I adore a soft cotton, soft leather, or cashmere… Fabrics must feel good on your skin.
Q: Are there any style combinations that you object to?
I have seen people who own it and have confidence to pull off the oddest style combinations, so I don’t have any.
Q: Which city has the best-dressed women?
Q: Would you say that you are conservative or bold?
Bold, I am not afraid to try something new.
Q: What are the rules in the way you dress?
Rules? I’m not sure I’d call them rules but what works for me and my style is playing with a little edge, being a little modern, and still a little classic.
Q: Celebrities and style…
Don’t necessarily mix.
Q: Name one garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?
An amazing jacket and bag.
Q: A woman should always look like…
She’s well put together.
Q: Who taught you what you know about style?
My mother. She has impeccable style.
Q: How do you select your clothing every morning?
It depends on a) the mood I wake up in, b) the weather, c) the city I am in, and d) what’s on my calendar that day.
Q: What is your biggest regret?
Getting rid of my Chanel combat boots.
Q: Do you have any shopping rituals?
Q: We will never see you wearing…
Q: Which new designers do you follow and why?
I love Isabel Marant, Givenchy, Stella McCartney, Balenciaga, Iro, A.L.C., and of course Chanel. Some new, some not, but can’t have one without the other.
Q: Who is the most stylish person you have ever seen?
Hmmm, “most” is such a big word but women with a great sense of their own style: Kate Moss, Diane Kruger, Audrey Hepburn, Kate Bosworth.
Q: What is the first thing you notice on a woman?
Her demeanour and energy… then what she’s wearing.
Q: What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?
My Chanel jackets and bags.
Q: Which fashion house never fails to impress you?
Recently it’s Balenciaga.
Q: One article of clothing that a woman needs to pay close attention to is…
Her bra and if it is fitting correctly.
Q: Is comfort an enemy of style?
It can be. Heels are uncomfortable.
Q: Who would you like to recommend for “My Style”?
Q: The best words of advice you have ever heard?
Whatever you do or wear — love it!