Ambra Medda Loves the Hunt, Hates Anything Matchy Matchy

The fashionable founder of L’Arco Baleno shares a page from her stylebook.

Ambra Medda

Whether she’s at the Berlin headquarters of luxury design e-tailer L’Arco Baleno, running errands near her apartment on New York’s Bowery, or hunting for treasures in Botswana, Ambra Medda brings her eye for smart design to everything she does—including her wardrobe. “I love the hunt, I love searching for something that I am going to fall in love with,” says the globetrotter. Here, Medda breaks down her enviable aesthetic.

Define your style in three words: Eclectic, spontaneous, and joyful.

Daily uniform: Jeans, shirt, cardigan, flats, and an awesome bag.

Greatest hits: My vintage Marimekko dress for the summer, Mexican dress from Oaxaca, Antonio Marras lightweight coat, Max Mara black cashmere coat, and my The Row white leather bag. Tons of baskets for the summer and my I pezzi Dipinti cashmere shawl from India.

Preferred footwear: Roger Vivier flats and Nike sneakers.

Finishing touches: Lip balm by Bite, an awesome Canadian brand.

Nighttime look: Lately, a leather skirt, sneakers, a blazer, and a gorgeous bag.

Recent discoveries: Crista Seya!

Favorite stores: Warm NYC, Andreas Murkudis Berlin, Odeeh.

Pet peeve: Matchy matchy!

Style Icons: Hitchcock actresses like Grace Kelly and Ingrid Bergman.

Last purchase: A large gold Kawa Bowl made by Souda.

Lusting After: Everything from Valentino Spring 2014.

Favorite haunts: Neue Galerie in New York, Spazio Orlandi Milan, and Isetan Tokyo.

Photos: Ambra Medda Loves the Hunt, Hates Anything Matchy Matchy

Ambra Medda. Photograph by Martin Muldier.

Kawa Bowl, $1,325,

Roger Vivier flats, $550,

Ambra Medda. Photograph by Martin Muldier.

The Row bag, $2950,

Etsha woven basket, $320,

Bite lip balm, $26,