Style Notes: Marie-Amélie Sauvé

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Style Notes: Marie-Amélie Sauvé

Marie-Amélie Sauvé, longtime Balenciaga stylist (and muse) and W’s new senior fashion editor, is as precise as a military sergeant when it comes to her wardrobe. Here, she shares her love of black, her favorite home store in Paris and her yearning for an Italian vacation.

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Define your style in three words: Black, sharp, fitted.

Daily uniform: I like to wear a lot of black and quite fitted clothes.

Greatest hits: Balenciaga coat, Azzedine Alaia leather skirt, Balenciaga leather pants.

Preferred footwear: Balenciaga spring/summer 2011 boots, Balenciaga spring/summer 2012 “Éclair” tall boots.

Finishing touches: Balenciaga watch.

Nighttime look: I wear the same from day to night, but I will add a fur coat for night.

Best recent discovery: Tumblr.

Favorite stores: Shoppe: Au Bain Marie, Paris.

Style pet peeve: Shiny stretch.

Style icons: I do not have any.

Last purchase: Housewares from Au Bain Marie for my apartment in Paris.

Lusting after: Jeff Wall painting or Irving Penn “Guedras.”

Favorite haunts: My vacation in Italy every August.

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