Leandra Medine

Occupation: 
Full-time Man Repeller
Home: 
NYC
Spotted: 
73rd & Madison
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How she describes her man-repelling style: “Predominantly driven by Hamish Bowles.”

Wearing: Proenza Schouler for J Brand pants, Stubbs & Wootton shoes, T by Alexander Wang tee, Ecote utitility jacket, Adrienne Landau Mongolian fur vest, Valentino bag

Fave item in her closet: Python print Maison Martin Margiela open-toe booties

Inspirations: Paris in the 50s, New York in the 90s, animated Disney movies, and Sesame Street

Looks she’ll be sporting for spring: Bright suede, light denim, spotted leather

Spring must haves: Red Superga sneakers, a good leather jacket, something shiny

Top online shop: Shopbop

Onland fave: Barneys

Style icons: Frank Sinatra, Iris Apfel, Alexa Chung

Designers she adores: Nicolas Ghesquiere, Valentino Garavani, Proenza Schouler, and the wise folks behind Topshop

Social Network of choice: Twitter

Beauty buys: Nars bronzer, Dior mascara, Lancome red lipstick

Signature scent: Un Jardin Sur Le Nil by Hermes

Worth the splurge: “SHOES, GLORIOUS SHOES!”

Free-time fun: Flamenco dancing. “Just kidding.”

Music she does grove to: Florence And The Machine, Edith Piaf, Hot Chip, The Gipsy Kings

How she stays fit: “Shopping is my cardio--free membership, but expensive fees.”

Fave restaurants: Uptown--Via Quadronno; downtown--The Smile

Gotta'-have-it gadget: The Flip. “You never know when you'll need absurb video-graphic proof of something.”

Green efforts: “I recycle everything, including all my jokes.”

Charity she supports: Pancreatic cancer research

Photo by Bruno Gaget