Chunky Knits

The only upside to this moody spring weather is that it creates the ideal situation for one of my favourite combos; bare legs and chunky knits.

Le Leather

AM Eyewear sunglasses, Ashley B leather biker vest, Bassike tee, Witchery jeans and Crisian London loafers. AM Eyewear sunglasses, MiH t-shirt, Ashely B leather peacoat, J Brand jeans and Celine loafers

I’ve always kept leather on high rotation. Textural, tough and a little bit luxurious, it’s almost magical in it’s versatility. And these Ashley B leather jackets definitely have that magical touch. Hailing from New York, Ashley B makes the kind of outwear that pulls together any look seemingly without any effort at all.

And how boss that biker vest? There’ll be no prying this guy off my back for a good while yet.

Created in collaboration with Ashley B

Elena

Get Elena’s look: Oversized black sunglasses, navy belted jacket, navy tapered trousers and Louis Vuitton heels

There’s no such thing as too much navy – at least in my mind – and I’m really into Elena’s slightly military yet futuristic look. Sounds like an oxymoron, but somehow it works. And if you’re looking for a way to update your wardrobe in these in-between months that we call spring, take a leaf out of Elena’s book; start belting your jackets and flash a little ankle.

City Blues

Nick Campbell sunglasses (similar style available here), Bassike linen tee, Tibi skirt, Deadly Ponies ‘Mr Cub Chain’ bag and Celine loafers

Given the small size of Parisian apartments it’s only natural that the city’s outdoor spaces are impressively grand and well frequented. On weekends I spend as much time perched along Canal-St Martin or at our local park as I possibly can. Just back from the canal sits this fine looking fountain complete with outdoor terrace and al fresco dining. Ticking all those summer boxes in one easy swoop…