Audrey Louise Reynolds on Beautiful Stranger
January 28, 2011
First thing she consumes in the a.m.: Water, coffee, shot of apple cider vinegar, Kefir, and granola
What she's wearing: Vintage war-issue jeans from Nav Dungarees; vintage shearling hat, Jay Kos duffle coat, Anndra Neen necklace, Aesa and Pamela Love rings, eggplant FRUIT ankle boot, Wendy Nichol feather hair extensions and leather tote, hand-painted and dyed by Audrey herself
Other designers who've hired this organic dye guru to cutom-color their wares: Dieppa Restrepo, Rogan, Loomstate, No. 6, and Bodkin
Wardrobe essentials: "One of my nana's vintage furs and Jacqueline Schnabel blue suede, snake and leather heels."
Style icons: Ali McGraw and Shelley Duvall
Fave designers: "Nudie Cohn, Rodchenko, Rosenmunns, Von Sono, Christian Wijnants, Pamela Love, AESA, Arielle De Pinto, Electric Feathers, Ashish, FRUIT, the list goes on and on…"
Top shop: No6 Store
What keeps her calm: Reiki, crystal healing and Thai yoga massage with Brooklyn's Negin "Just Be" Niknejad, "a word-of-mouth gem." (Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Signature scent: Caprifoglio (honeysuckle) by Santa Maria Novella
Worth the splurge: Traveling, shoes, food and wine
Fave restaurants: Frankies 457 and The French Laundry
Must-have gadget: Corkscrew
Regular reads: The New Yorker, NY Times, Sup Mag, Believer, LOVE, i-D, Dossier
Music she's mad for: Von Haze, Harry Nilsson and Buffy Sainte-Marie
Books that are bedside now: Survival of the Sickest and Life by Keith Richards
How she's reducing her carbon footprint: "Daily, by locally sourcing as much as possible, and having a fuel-efficient car."
Photo by Bruno Gaget