Italian women seem to have a certain confidence when it comes to fashion, and Alessandra Airò is no exception. She just makes everything look so right – whether it’s pairing a Justin Bieber t-shirt with a golden, see-through skirtsA skirt is a tube- or cone-shaped garment that hangs from the waist or hips and covers all or part of the legs. The hemline of skirts can vary from micro to floor-length and can vary according to cultural conceptions of modesty and aesthetics as well as the wearer’s personal taste, which can be influenced by such factors as fashion and social context. or attending fashion week in thigh-high, patent orange boots. In other words, Alessandra Airò is the perfect muse for a new fashion season. We caught up with the style blogger and Grazia contributor – who is also set to release her debut novel this spring – in Milan.
WHAT IS YOUR SIGNATURE STYLE?
“It could be taken from the wardrobe of a bored (and hopefully funny) heiress who is mixing and matching denimDenim is a sturdy cotton warp-faced twill textile in which the weft passes under two or more warp threads. This twill weaving produces the familiar diagonal ribbing of the denim that distinguishes it from cotton duck (a linen canvas). and vintage dresses.”
WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE ON EARTH?
“My home. And any window with an ocean view.”
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE DESIGNER?
“[I love] the artsy aesthetics of Alessandro Michele for Gucci. Valentino’s timeless dream by Pierpaolo Piccioli. I also love the work of Anthony Vaccarello for Saint Laurent.”
WHO IS YOUR STYLE ICON?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD?
“I’m an Italian girl, so… If you want to make me happy, you’ll make me pasta al pomodoro. And give me a glass of red wine!”
IF YOU HAD TO LEAVE YOUR APARTMENT IN A HURRY, WHAT WOULD YOU GRAB?
“Harvey, a teddy bear I keep on my bed, also my lucky charm. My laptop. My iPhone. And a gray hoodie that is like a second skin for me.”
WHAT IS YOUR GO-TO LOOK?
“Jeans, a white t-shirt, a big oversized cashmere sweater, my favorite blazer and a pair of cool boots.”
WHY IS FASHION IMPORTANT?
“To express myself, my personality and my current mood. And because it’s part of my family and my culture. fashionFashion is a popular style or practice, especially in clothing, footwear, accessories, makeup, body piercing, or furniture. Fashion is a distinctive and often habitual trend in the style in which a person dresses. It is the prevailing styles in behaviour and the newest creations of textile designers. is also a common culture in my country, Italy.”
IF YOU COULD GO BACK IN HISTORY, WHAT FASHION ERA WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE IN?
“The 1920s. [I’d love to] wear a Charleston dress, drink whiskey in a speakeasy bar and listen to jazz music… like in the film Midnight In Paris.”
WHAT ITEM WOULD YOU NEVER PART FROM?
“A white tee, of course.”
WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD?
“A dancer, a hostess. A writer. I’m actually working on the last one 🙂 ”
WHAT IS YOUR GUILTY FASHION PLEASURE?
“Taking off my shoes when I get home.”
WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO MEET?
“Meryl Streep. Also, a dinner with Leonardo DiCaprio wouldn’t be bad at all.”
WHAT DO YOU NEED RIGHT NOW?
“A pair of white jeans. A masculine black blazer. A weekend in Marrakesh. And the new Louis Vuitton sneakers from SS18.”
WHAT IS YOUR LATEST BEAUTY DISCOVERY?
“Caudalie Detox Oil, I apply it on my face before I go to sleep.”