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From Sweatpants to Balenciaga, Chic French Stylist Camille Seydoux Reveals What She Actually Wears

Camille Seydoux dresses her sister, the actress Lea Seydoux, and more for the red carpet. But in her spare time, she loves boyfriend jeans, cashmere, and vintage Cartier jewelry.


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It’s been a busy year for the French stylist Camille Seydoux. While she’s best known as the older sister, and stylist, of chic actress Lea Seydoux, she also became a designer this year, when she launched a capsule collection of denim accessories with Roger Vivier. The collaboration was a success. Now, she says, “One day I will love to have my own fashion line.”

But for now, the focus is on the celebrating the holidays and spending time with friends and loved ones. And of course, a few raucous dinner parties to mark the new year. “I’m going to the countryside near Honfleur in Normandy,” she says. and she does deserve a break. Occupation: Celebrity stylist.

Describe your style in 3 words: Casual, chic and colorful.

Daily uniform: Boyfriend jean, cashmere sweater and some killer boots.

Favorite Stores in Paris: Le printemps, Ami and Merci.

Favorite Vintage Stores in Paris: Pretty Box.

Style Icon: Brigitte Bardot.

Best recent discovery: You can look cool and trendy in sweatpants, plus it is very comfortable.

Last purchase: A Chanel t-shirt (Cuba Libre).

Lusting after: A cashmere coat by Celine.

Léa Seydoux: Red Carpet Chic

For the EE Rising Star Nominee Announcements, Blue Is the Warmest Color actress Lea Séydoux looked effortlessly adorable in a printed Miu Miu dress and baby blue pumps. A coordinating Prada coat draped over her shoulders said, “Yes I’m a rising star, but I have other things to do tonight.”

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If anyone can pull off catwalk beauty on the red carpet (or black carpet, rather), it’s Léa Seydoux. For the National Board of Review Awards, the star accessorized her luxe Prada look with bleached eyebrows, slicked-back hair and dark lips and nails.

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While a white blouse-black skirt combo is by no means groundbreaking, Seydoux made it work in Miu Miu at Les Lumieres Awards in Paris. Thank you, red satin pumps.

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Seydoux chose Prada again for The Grand Budapest Hotel premiere in Berlin. In a bold pink gown, the star showed she could go glam as well as the rest of young Hollywood.

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Seydoux strayed away from Miuccia’s designs and into questionable dress territory at the premiere of La Belle et la Bete. Her Elie Saab dress overwhelmed her petite frame, and was a bit of a snooze, to boot.

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Seydoux reconnected with her go-to designer, [Mrs. Prada](Photo courtesy of Prada), at the premiere of La Belle et la Bete at the Berlinale International Film Festival. The combination of her printed Prada gown and classic hair and makeup made this look one of our favorites to date.

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Seydoux stunned at the 2014 BAFTA Awards in a navy, paillette and stone-embroidered sheer Miu Miu gown and Prada shoes. Her Hollywood-inspired hair and diamond chandelier earrings stepped up the overall glam factor.

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Something you always travel with: My moisturizer crème de la mer, perfect after a long flight.

Something you’d never wear: Real fur.

Favorite accessory you own: A vintage Kelly Hermes bag.

Most prized possession in your closet: A vintage Cartier bracelet.

Street style piece de resistance: My Balenciaga trench coat.

Music you’re listening to right now: Anti. I love Rihanna

Cozy fire-side read: Belle du Seigneur. It is the ultimate love story.

Favorite film/recent film you loved: Julieta by Almodovar, he is one of my favorite movie directors.

Favorite museum: Le Louvre. I can never get bored.

Best party advice: Always have a great selection of wines and a great playlist, but you must also be very careful to the people you invite, the party is more fun with best buddies.

Watch a video interview with Camille’s sister, the actress Lea Seydoux: