Pamela Love Is Pro-Oxfords, Anti-Dressing “Slutty”

The jewelry designer and RE/DONE collaborator shares a page from her style notes.


Since launching her eponymous jewelry line in 2007, Pamela Love’s personal style has been nearly as coveted as the pieces she creates. And with her special patched vintage jeans for RE/DONE finally out, the designer’s laidback-luxe look is easier to emulate than ever. To fill in all the spots in between, Love shares the secret to finding a great pair of jeans, her favorite finishing touches, and her biggest style pet peeve.

Define your style in three words: Eclectic, bohemian, tomboy.

Daily uniform: RE/DONE jeans, a button down shirt, Acne oxfords, a Stetson hat, and Pamela Love jewelry.

Greatest hits: My pavé arrowhead ring and opal Luna Ring.

Preferred footwear: Acne oxfords and Robert Clergerie creepers.

The secret to a really good pair of jeans: Comfort.

Finishing touches: Pamela Love jewelry, R+Co Dry Shampoo, and Oribe Thickening Spray, YSL Baby Doll Kiss & Blush, and Armani foundation.

Nighttime look: An Isabel Marant dress with oxfords and a Rodebjer blazer.

Best recent discovery: Luisa et la Luna clothing.

Favorite stores: Bird in Brooklyn, Narnia Williamsburg, Oroboro in Williamsburg, Totokaelo and Maryam Nassir Zadeh in Manhattan.

Style pet peeve: Dressing “slutty.”

Lusting after: Oxfords from Enzo Bonafe for The Row, and Creatures of Comfort’s Bicolor Bucket Bag in Black/Whiskey.

Last purchase: An antique freemason ring.

Favorite haunts: Little Dokebi in Greenpoint and Café Mogador in Williamsburg.

Style icons: Elsa Peretti, Lou Doillon, and Carly Simon in the ‘70s.

Fall must-have: A great vintage coat.

What’s always in your bag: Malin + Goetz Lip Balm.

Photos: Pamela Love Is Pro-Oxfords, Anti-Dressing “Slutty”

RE/DONE | Pamela Love. Photo by Kat Irlin

RE/DONE | Pamela Love.

Pamela Love’s Acne oxford collection. Courtesy of the designer.

RE/DONE | Pamela Love. Photo by Kat Irlin

Courtesy of Pamela Love.

Courtesy of Pamela Love.

RE/DONE | Pamela Love.

RE/DONE | Pamela Love. Photo by Kat Irlin