Kaelen Haworth

Kaelen Haworth

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.

Daily uniform:
Jeans and a sweater in the winter; shirtdress in the summer.

Greatest hits:
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.

Preferred footwear:
Common Projects slip-ons, Stan Smiths, Acne loafers, Nike frees, and Acne boots for winter.

Finishing touches:
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.

Nighttime look:
My black tent dress with killer heels and red lipstick.

Best recent discoveries:
Almoco Flatware in black from Design Within Reach, Santina on Washington Street, Thepurplecarrot.com.

Best style advice from mom:
If it doesn’t fit properly, it won’t look good. No exceptions.

Lusting after:
Fritz Hansen Daybed in Nude Leather from The Line NYC.

Last purchase:
An almond milk latte from BlueBird Coffee shop around the corner from my house.

Favorite haunts:
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.

Style icons:
Jeff Bridges, Tilda Swinton, Marion Cotillard, Cate Blanchett, Michele Lamy.

Fall must-haves:
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.