Tuesday 25 April 2017

The style message from the street - Melissa Prudencio

Melissa works biker chic while her camel shirt-dress lightens the look.

Melissa works biker chic while her camel shirt-dress lightens the look.
Melissa works biker chic while her camel shirt-dress lightens the look.

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?


Alexander Wang.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?


About $600.



  • 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.

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