My Style: Tracy Antonopoulos

Tracy Antonopoulos

Photo: Courtesy of Tracy Antonopoulos

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

I can’t pick one! Things like… all of the characters in Edward Scissorhands, Trainspotting, A Clockwork Orange, Jamie Hewlett’s Gorillaz characters, 90’s Britpop, catholic schoolgirls, Harajuku girls, Doom Generation, Madeline.

Please describe your style in three words.

Playful, tomboy, dandy.

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

Putting on something that doesn’t feel right.

Do you believe in role models?

Yes, but only if you view them as regular people.

What are your favourite fabrics?

Too many to choose from!

Are there any style combinations that you object to?

Ones that are so typically copying or following a trend with nothing personal or original added to it.

Which city has the best-dressed women?

London and Tokyo.

Would you say that you are conservative or bold?

I think bold.

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

To not care what other people think, and to do what feels right for you. Follow your intuition.

Celebrities and style...

Are fun to look at.

One garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?

Doc Martens with customised shoe laces. X-girl backpacks.

A woman should always look like...

Whatever she wants to look like.

Who taught you what you know about style?

My mom and my dad.

How do you select your clothing every morning?

By what kind of mood I am in.

What is your biggest regret?

Times when I was conscious about what other people thought of me, and times when I acted out of fear.

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

Have confidence, use your intuition, but be realistic about what works for your body type.

Do you have any shopping rituals?

Have an idea of what you are looking for before you go.

We will never see you wearing...

Things that are too tight.

Which new designers do you follow and why?

Orley, the design team at Opening Ceremony.

Who is the most stylish person you have ever seen?

Jarvis Cocker.

What is the first thing you notice on a woman?

The vibe she is exuding.

What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?

A ring from my grandma that I never take off.

Which designer never fails to impress you?

Diane Von Furstenberg, Rodarte, Miu Miu, Giles Deacon.

Is comfort an enemy of style?

Pyjamas aside… no!

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

Frank Ocean.

The best words of advice you have ever heard?

Natural always comes out on top.

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