MY FAVORITE THINGS
Personal style consultant; annprentice.com
To help clients reclaim their style mojo, Ann Prentice follows a four-step process, including an archaeological dig of their closets and a personalized style blueprint. Here, the former Fallon branding executive unearths her own sources of inspiration.
Style: Nicole Kidman meets Mary Richards. Go-to outfit: Day dress or tunic, long cardigan, skinny jeans, tall boots. Accessory: My husband. Trend: Ruffles, muted neutrals, the long cardigan, and dramatic footwear. Designers: Burberry, Giambattista Valli, and Lanvin. Handbag: The Lulu Townsend line of clutches at DSW and Shirah Leah totes from Patina. Fashion find: A colorful vintage shift dress at Hunt & Gather for $12. Tailor: Sew What at 50th & Xerxes. Style splurge: Cashmere. Bargain: Remixing from one’s own closet. Online find: Worldly style inspiration from Sartorialist.com. Boutiques: Local Motion for a reliably hip range; Cliché for local designers and edge; Bluebird for savvy basics; Picky Girl for feminine quirk; Len Druskin for urbane cool. Skincare: Rhonda Allison Hydration Drops. Fragrance: Issey Miyake. Lipstick: Aveda Lip Shine in Honeysuckle. Hostess gift: Monochromatic bouquet of flowers or Argentine wine. Vacation spot: Family cottage on Lake Huron. Cities: Toronto and Seville. Necessary extravagance: Blow-outs from Haley at Juut Southdale.