MILAN — Inès de la Fressange may have found the inspiration for her next style guide — “How to shop at Zara Men and look amazing.”
The French emblem of chic style was in Milan on Wednesday night for the launch of the Italian version of her latest book, “Come Mi Vesto Oggi” [“What Should I Wear Today,” in English,] compiled by fashion editor Sophie Gachet and published here by L’Ippocampo.
“It’s so funny, I’m here to present my style guide and Alitalia lost my luggage today….So I had nothing to wear,” she said, while signing copies of her book at the boutique of Roger Vivier, of which she is an ambassador. “I went to Zara Men and I bought these tuxedo pants and this pink sweater, which I paid 45 euros discounted — I’m sure it was not so successful considering the color.” She paired the look with a blue blazer by Fay, which is part of the Tod’s Group that also controls Roger Vivier, and et voilà — she looked fantastic.
Inès de la Fressange’s collection for Uniqlo.
“Italian women care much more about trends, while French people detest fashion,” de la Fressange said. “I think women in Milan are so chic….Earlier, I took a picture of this quite