FASHION

Paola Russo Loves Loafers, Hates Dirty Nails

The stylish mind behind Just One Eye shares a page from her style notes.


Aside from her past careers working with Ann Demeulemeester and Maxfield, Paola Russo is known for her impeccable taste. Each season, she fills her lauded Los Angeles boutique-slash-gallery, Just One Eye, with an eclectic selection of goods by designers like Valentino and Alexandre Vauthier, artists like Damien Hirst and Marilyn Minter, and jewelers like Hoorsenbuhs and Noor Fares. Here, the chic entrepreneur shares her personal summer edit.

Define your style in three words: Comfortable, easy, and clean.

Daily uniform: Current Elliot Jeans, a shirt from The Row, and an Alexandre Vauthier jacket.

Greatest hits: Aurelie Demel’s Meyya Soft Suede Coat.

Preferred footwear: Loafers!

Finishing touches: Jewelry—Sidney Garber and antique pieces.

Nighttime look: Sweats.

Style pet peeve: Dirty nails.

Style icons: Nate Lowman.

Last purchase: A piece of art by Sorayama.

Lusting after: An amazing new collaboration.

Favorite haunt: Matsuhisa in Los Angeles.

Summer must-have: The Row Basket Bag in peach.

What’s always in your bag: A scarf, currently one from Valentino.

Photos: Paola Russo Loves Loafers, Hates Dirty Nails

Mary-Kate Olsen and Paola Russo. Photo by Getty Images.

Just One Eye in L.A. Courtesy of Just One Eye.

Aurelie Demel Meyya Soft Suede Coat, $5,535, justoneeye.com.

Sidney Garber Zeppelin aquamarine, diamond, and black rhodium ring, $10,250, justoneeye.com.

Inside Just One Eye. Courtesy of Just One Eye.

Alexandre Vaulthier wool crepe jacket with satin details, $2,120, justoneeye.com.

The Row Suede Market Bag, $2,650, justoneeye.com.

Paola Russo and Nate Lowman. Photo by Getty Images.

Inside Just One Eye. Courtesy of Just One Eye.

Valentino Satin Scarf, $525, justoneeye.com.

Sorayama 1 (Untitled) by Sorayama, $28,000, justoneeye.com.

Current/Elliot The Stiletto Jean, $200, justoneeye.com.

Inside Just One Eye. Courtesy of Just One Eye.

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