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Based in New York City, creative Emilia Buccolo, ex co-founder of Smith&Smith, shares her day-to-day with us. She grabbed our attention mainly with her sincerity, vitality and quality of being simple. The lightness of her personal style is so genuine, that it can not be misinterpreted.

Location: New York City


Occupation: Fashion Stylist and Creative Director


State of mind: Seeing the Big picture.


Description of personal style: Basic


Iconic garment or accessory: Rare Japanese fishing gear bracelet, it hasn’t come off in months, I feel it protects me.


Brands you support: Stella McCartney, Chloe (even back when both McCartney and Philo a team), Jacquemus (one of the few brands right now that I can connect to on a deeper level, simply because Simone is from my generation), Marni (because Lucinda Chambers is a B-O-S-S) .


On style: Style for me is the ART of being you! Being you, does not go out of trend and you cant buy it at a store. Style has nothing to do with fashion in some senses, its how much you dare to exude your inner grace.

Favorite spots: Stone Street (FiDi) in the spring, Pulqueria (Mexican speakeasy in Chintatown NY), Jeffrey’s Grocery, Hotel Americano.


Favorite restaurant: Tue Thai 


Favorite dish: I’m really homesick (Madrid, Spain) so I must have to say, Jamón Serrano right off the leg! and that is funny to all my friends because I don’t eat meat. 


Favorite café: Cafe Sabarsky at the Neue Galerie.


Book/magazine: Mark Borthwick: Synthetic Voices, for the eyes. Alan Watts‘ Become What You Are, for the mind. 


Daily routine: Let my mind wake up and have it travel through the day knowing its a positive experience. 


Morning ritual: Meditation 


Night out: Output, Sankeys or Resolute Parties, for when I get excited to see one of my fave tech-house DJ’s come in town from Europe. Paul’s Baby Grand, for a sure good night bet. 


Most valued item: Børge Mogensen‘s Hunting Chair.  


Admired person: Lee Miller 


Next destination: Do some damage in Ibiza.

1. Buddhist prayer beads 2. Dan Ghenacia vinyl Remix of Zakes Batwini “Wasting My Time” from Real Tone Records 3. Deja Vu watch in blue, by Denis Guidon 4. Loewe bookmarks 5. Smythson ‘Bright Ideas’ notebook 6. Juergen Teller & Charlotte Rampling Louis XV book 7. Margiela ‘Untitled’ Perfume


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