Kaelen Haworth's namesake line KAELEN is a favorite of the likes of Elizabeth Banks, and Vanessa Hudgens. But the designer's own personal style is equally enviable. After recently toasting her Spring campaign, starring Angela Lindvall, with a stylish crowd in New York, Haworth breaks down her best style tips, fall must-haves, and favorite pieces from her new collection.
Define your label in three words:
Clean, feminine, thoughtful.
Jeans and a sweater in the winter; shirtdress in the summer.
Elizabeth Banks wearing the Fall 2015 metallic jumpsuit was so good—she looked incredible. The striped button down from Spring 2015 is a staple in my wardrobe. Also our signature trench, which we have done in a few different fabrications, is a classic. I wear it almost year round in different variations.
Common Projects slip-ons, Stan Smiths, Acne loafers, Nike frees, and Acne boots for winter.
Vintner’s Daughter serum (it’s actually magic potion), Le Labo Rose Oil perfume, my Eva Fehren rings - the X ring, Shorty, my wedding band, and plain diamond rings she made custom for me.
My black tent dress with killer heels and red lipstick.
Best style advice from mom:
If it doesn’t fit properly, it won’t look good. No exceptions.
Fritz Hansen Daybed in Nude Leather from The Line NYC.
An almond milk latte from BlueBird Coffee shop around the corner from my house.
The Smile, Lucien, Chez Omar & Café Charlot in Paris, Flora Farms in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, Rock Island Coffee in Bermuda, F’Amelia in Toronto.
Style pet peeve:
Functional items that are being used purely for aesthetic purposes, like a superfluous belt. That said—style is inherent and just because some people don’t get it doesn’t mean you aren’t miles ahead of the curve, so do you.
The Mock Neck Turtleneck from my Fall Winter Collection, Falke socks, Acne pistolboots, Glossier Coconut balm dotcom, massive Destin scarves from The Line.
What’s always in your bag:
Spare notebooks, sketchbooks and pens, various lipticks and lip balms, keys, black Proenza wallet, Frends headphones, and probably old receipts.