Caroline Issa, 34 hails from Montreal but calls London home. Fashion director of Tank magazine and editor-in-chief of online daily Because, Issa dresses the part in le smoking suits and big-ticket heels. Here, this street-style darling details her chic picks.
Designer loyalty: “Stefano Pilati for YSL for his tuxedos, Erdem for his lace dresses and Céline by Phoebe Philo for her clean tailoring.”
Brunch go-tos: “The Natural Kitchen in London, or Calories in Montreal.”
Wish list: “A Miu Miu coat, Carven sweaters and Gianvito Rossi stilettos.”
Signature scent: “Frédéric Malle’s Lipstick Rose.” Closet essential: “A rainbow of Equipment blouses.”
Top shops: “Dover Street Market, The Shop at Bluebird and Start London.”
Vacation spots: “Singapore for the food, Beirut for the buzz, Shanghai for its rapid changes and Ibiza for the hills and the beach!”
Best online buy: “I got some great pastel colour pleated skirts a year ago on eBay, before the pleated skirt craze this season, so that was lucky! And I love buying beauty products online too [at] CultBeauty.co.uk. Just got some great hair shampoo and conditioner by Rahua which tames my frizz!
Caffeine fix: “CocoMaya in London [and] Café Santropol in Montreal.”
Closet staple: “A rainbow of Equipment blouses.”