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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


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.



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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