The style message from the street - Melissa Prudencio
Melissa works biker chic while her camel shirt-dress lightens the look.
Published 29/04/2011 | 05:00
She is Melissa Prudencio (27), stylist, from New York
she wears Jacket, €19, and dress, €30, both H&M. Jeans, $19, Forever 21. 'Motorcycle' bag by Balenciaga, $1,500, Saks. Glasses by Prada, $200, opticians. Ring, €20, Topshop. Boots, €30, Amsterdam.
WHAT IS YOUR...
- Favourite shop?
Zara, H&M, Topshop and Saks.
- Best bargain buy?
A baby-blue silk, long fitted shirt by Vivienne Westwood with her emblem on the collar for £30 from a vintage store in Notting Hill.
- Biggest splurge?
A pink tweed, Chanel bag for $3,300 from Saks.
- Best and worst dressed style icons?
The best is Alexa Chung and the worst is Cameron Diaz.
- Favourite label or designer?
- Monthly spend on clothes?
- Last fashion buy?
Another Balenciaga bag the same as this one but in yellow.
- Biggest fashion mistake?
Nude tie-dye tights.
- What do you love and hate in fashion?
I love geometric shapes, strong silhouettes and architectural shoulders and I hate the hippie, bohemian look. It works for some people but not on me.