My Style: Pippa Bennett-Warner
Pippa Bennett-Walker, actress and producer on her everyday uniform, packing for holidays and her favourite style icon
What makes you feel your best self?
My Michael Jordan number 23 Chicago Bulls basketball top. I’m obsessed with The Last Dance. It’s a man’s top so I wear it as a dress at home with Charvet slippers.
What’s your everyday uniform?
A Canadian tuxedo: a Céline by Phoebe Philo shirt, Agolde jeans and a Levi’s denim jacket with Air Max 90s. It’s what I feel most comfortable in if I’m running around town. Wardrobe failsafes: A pair of black Céline by Phoebe Philo jeans, a black polo neck and a black shirt from The Row. Style icon: My mother, Paulette. She’ll always be the most elegant woman in the world to me.
Power dressing: what makes you feel you can conquer the world?
I prefer really good tailoring to dresses. A well cut shirt, jacket and trousers and any shoes by Christian Louboutin.
Summer holiday essentials?
I would go to either Jamaica or St Kitts. In my bag would be Ganni and old Marni summer dresses, a pair of Tevas and some Céline by Phoebe Philo sunglasses.
I have three perfumes in rotation: Agent Provocateur’s Eau de Parfum, La Maison Hedonique’s Samedi à Paris and Frédéric Malle’s Portrait of a Lady. I don’t wear jewellery every day but I love my Elsa Peretti bone cuff and my hotlips rings by Solange Azagury-Partridge.
Country walk, what’s your style?
A Margaret Howell anorak, jeans, a Bella Freud jumper and either Le Chameau wellies or Converse high tops. Under the radar labels: During lockdown I discovered Mateo, a Black owned Jamaican-American brand. It does the chicest jewellery and bags.
Online go-to retailer?
Vestiaire Collective is my absolute favourite site. I’m big on circular fashion.
Find a great tailor and if in doubt, wear black!
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