The three essential things a woman should know about style are...
Her size, her shape, and her audience.
Please describe your style in three words.
Simple, sexy, slick.
What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?
Trying too hard.
Do you believe in role models?
In small doses. To inspire rather than obsess over.
What are your favourite fabrics?
Lamé, flannel, washed cotton, and leather.
Are there any style combinations that you object to?
One designer head to toe.
Which city has the best-dressed women?
So obvious, but Paris every time.
Would you say that you are conservative or bold?
What are the rules in the way you dress?
Gauge your mood (and diary).
Celebrities and style...
Is a hit and miss.
Name one garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?
The mini-cross body bag.
A woman should always look like...
Her style is effortless.
Who taught you what you know about style?
Issy Blow and the French.
How do you select your clothing every morning?
In a hurry.
What is your biggest regret?
Trashing my mother's wedding gown while dressing up as a child.
Do you have any shopping rituals?
Clean hair (I've never had a successful trip looking disheveled).
We will never see you wearing...
Which new designers do you follow and why?
Joseph Altuzarra for the perfect marriage of sexy and elegant and Mary Kantranzou for taking prints into the stratosphere.
Who is the most stylish person you have ever seen?
What is the first thing you notice on a woman?
Her bone structure and warmth.
What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?
A Tom Ford crystal dress from his final collection for Gucci.
The one image that defined your approach to style...
Anything by Inez and Vinoodh for French Vogue.
Which fashion house never fails to impress you?
Chanel and Isabel Marant.
One article of clothing that a woman needs to pay close attention to is...
Is comfort an enemy of style?
If you're attending the Oscars, then yes. But on a daily basis, never. I'm all about stylish ease.
Who would you like to recommend for "My Style"?
The best words of advice you have ever heard?