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  1. Vanessa Traina: The Ultimate Fashion Insider

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    Great style is … confidence.

    You will never see me wearing… a short skirt.

    My favourite everyday look is… vintage Levi’s, a cashmere sweater, kitten heel Manolos and a Hermes Kelly bag.

    In my career, I am most proud of… being part of the Altuzarra family and working with Joseph from the start of his career. It is incredible to look back and see how far he has come.

    My most memorable shoot was… when I was a fashion assistant at the start of my career I had the privilege of assisting on set with Steven Meisel countless times; to work with such a legendary image-maker will always be most memorable.

    My favourite person to style is… my sisters.

    I get inspired by… everything; art, literature, cities, people, attitudes.

    My beauty secret is… I am obsessed with moisturizer; skin can never be too hydrated.

    My secret talent is… I studied ballet for many years, which most people do not know.

    Right now, I am obsessed with… the Protagonist bodysuit.

    The best styling tip I’ve ever received is… always leave something to the imagination.

    My favourite hotel is… Hotel du Cap.

    For a long flight, I always pack… a cashmere blanket, cashmere socks and a good book.

    When I have some free time, I… catch up with friends, read and travel.

    The best advice I’ve ever received is… family first.

    My favourite place to shop is… The Line. 

    Being a stylist, I’ve learned… the importance of tailoring.

    Right now, I am readingAll The Light We Cannot See.

    In my bag you’ll always find… violet candies, Aquaphor lip balm and organic hand sanitizer.

    This winter I am dying to buy… a vintage Cartier Tank Americaine from The Line.

    My goal in life is… to be happy.