My Style: Chloé and Parris Gordon

Portrait of Chloe and Parris Gordon

Photo: Courtesy of Chloé and Parris Gordon

What are the rules, if any, in the way you dress?

Less is more.

Please describe your style in three words.

Understated, effortless, chic.

What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?

Overdressing.

Do you believe in role models?

Yes.

What are your favourite fabrics?

Silk chiffon, lambskin, and textured jacquards.

Are there any style combinations that you object to?

Yes — Capri pants.

Which city has the best-dressed women?

Paris.

Would you say that you are conservative or bold?

A bit of both.

Celebrities and style...

Go hand-in-hand.

Name one garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?

Boot heels.

A woman should always look...

Effortless.

Who taught you what you know about style?

Our mother, Style.com, and musicians.

How do you select your clothing every morning?

It all depends on mood.

What is your biggest regret?

None, yet.

The three essential things a woman should know about style are...

Anything goes, it is based on the individual, trends are overrated.

Do you have any shopping rituals?

Shoes first.

We will never see you wearing...

A cowboy hat.

Which new designers do you follow and why?

Olivier Rousteing; he has stepped into a huge role at Balmain and he is killing it — he is breathing new life into the brand. Mary Katrantzou because of how she is reinventing printed textiles and what they can be, and Anne Sofie Madsen for her artistic and sculptural approach to clothing.

Who is the most stylish person you have ever seen?

Kate Lanphear.

What is the first thing you notice on a woman?

Her face.

What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?

Vintage designer hammy downs from our mother.

The one image that defined your approach to style...

There has not been one.

Which designer never fails to impress you?

Balenciaga, Givenchy, Celine.

One article of clothing that a woman needs to pay close attention to is...

Her shoes.

Is comfort an enemy of style?

No.

Who would you like to see next in €œMy Style?

Sid Neigum.

The best words of advice you have ever heard?

Most of the things you worry about never happen.

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