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My Style: Pandora Sykes

 

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My Style: Pandora Sykes

All the style notes, from podcaster and writer Pandora Sykes

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The style maven and podcast queen loves blazers and printed dresses…

     

What event will you be dressing up for this month and what will you be wearing?)

I am going to Morocco with family and friends and I’ll be wearing an elegant dress from resort wear label, .

What do you find stressful about event dressing?

I actually really enjoy dressing up because it’s a rarity for me these days. It’s an excuse to road-test things that don’t get to go to casual kitchen suppers!

Three Graces London

Wardrobe fail-safes?

Printed dresses for their ease. I love , , and as they can work in the day with ankle boots and a trench coat and at night too, paired with heels and pearl earrings from or .

What’s your everyday uniform?

Blazers (I love and , and my favourite is a vintage camel wool one bought from for £50), with vintage and ankle boots – my most worn are a flat pearl-strewn black, lace-up pair by and I foresee my new canvas chunky-soled ones being a firm contender for the top spot, too. I mainly work from home but I’ll have meetings in town or a walk with my baby daughter, and typically this outfit isn’t too ‘fashion’ to work outside of work, nor too casual for meetings.

Simone Rocha

Style crush?

, and .

Power dressing?

I never thought I’d say this, but: a great suit. I have a black one from which is the best cut for me, and on the high street I really like the tailoring at . For actual tailoring, are the bee’s knees – they recently made me an amazing burnt orange moire silk suit.

Alexa Chung

Summer holiday essentials?

dresses, crochet from , easy gauzy cover-ups from small labels like and , sawn-off Levi’s shorts, slides, battered Ecru sneakers, masses and masses of books and swimwear by .

Lounge lizard?

Silk pyjamas by or a pair of ‘s upscale tracksuit bottoms with a cashmere jumper are my go-to for a lazy day.

     

Asceno

Finishing touches?

I love little beaded bags by and pochettes from , ’s Another 13 fragrance and earrings by Alighieri. I also love for affordable, fine gold jewellery.

Deodora walk?

To be extra cosy I’ll wear a big scarf from and a blanket coat by .

Under the radar labels you can share with us?

I love for affordable costume jewellery,, and for partywear, for cashmere jumpers, and for interesting, everyday pieces and for great, nineties-cued footwear.

Favourite online retailers and why?

Vintage and antique platforms. There’s such a brilliant selection now; I can spend hours surfing , and , and for my home, , , Silence, , , , … I could go on!

Trend you’ll be embracing this month?

I’m less about trends and more about discovering new combinations. As it’s almost spring, I’ll probably be back in a frilly silk shirt by , with corduroy dungarees by – a favourite combo of mine.

     

Style cheats?

Fun tights from – they instantly change an outfit so you can get a good three days out of the same clothes. Vital knowledge with a young baby!

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