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 Style Notes: Christina Kruse

Style Notes: Christina Kruse

blog-sn-christina-kruse-01.jpgGerman-born, New York-based model Christina Kruse (above) has been doing plenty more than storming the catwalks for designers like Marchesa and Louis Vuitton and starring in editorials for Vogue, Interview and I-D. Long immersed in the arts, Kruse has had mixed media shows of her collages, drawings and photographs in galleries from Hamburg to London. She recently worked on a video installation for threeASFOUR and a short film for the ICONOfly fragrance Attache-Moi, which was in competition in this month’s A Shaded View on Fashion Film festival.

Here, Kruse shares her love of men’s shoes and B & H and her disdain for Crocs.

Define your style in three words: Classics, possible twist within the classics, comfortable.

Daily uniform: Trousers of sorts, t-shirt, cardigan/v-neck and long dresses.

blog-sn-christina-kruse-06.jpgAlaia, Marc Jacobs mens and Converse footwear.

Greatest hits: Margiela dress, vintage 40′s dress, Prada cardigans.

Preferred footwear: Marc Jacobs men’s shoes, Alaia flats, Converse sneakers.

Finishing touches: Earring, earrings again and a necklace.

blog-sn-christina-kruse-03.jpgKruse’s preferred necklaces and earrings.

Nighttime look: My 40′s “all around dress” as I call it—works for everything and anything. I bought fabric to have it re-produced…ideally 5 of them and I am set.

Best recent discovery: A fragrance actually called Attache-moi. Normally I wear Hermès Jardin du Mediterranee and Ulrich Lang’s Anvers 2.

blog-sn-christina-kruse-04.jpgblog-sn-christina-kruse-07.jpgTop: Hermès Jardin du Mediterranee, Ulrich Lang’s Anvers 2 and Attache-moi. Below: Forever Obscura.

Favorite stores: B&H…and Forever Obscura.

Style pet peeve: Crocs—I have never seen anything more… [I'm] missing the words.

Style icons: Hamish Bowles—I have always admired his sense of style.

Last purchase: An Uglydoll or however you call these things. My son, August, seems to have his mind made up that he should own very single one of them.

Lusting after: Poltrona Frau’s black Chester One—lusting indeed.

blog-sn-christina-kruse-02.jpgPoltrona Frau’s black Chester One

Favorite haunts: Besides my home, the restaurants Casimir and Matsuri. I also like the Brooklyn Aquarium—the jellyfish house is kind of great in there.

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