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July 22, 2008

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Catherine Holstein: Eclectic Girl

Photo Credit: Taghi Naderzad

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Catherine Holstein: Eclectic

"I keep all my old jeans for the daughter I hope to have someday. Whatever's out will come back in style eventually."

KNOWN FOR: Her first collection of playful luxe pieces, which flew out of Barneys New York.

ON DENIM: "I was a huge tomboy as a kid, so my first denim memory is OshKosh B'Gosh overalls, which I wore with a striped T-shirt. Not too far from my style now."

DREAM PAIR: "Skinny jeans with long crotches are perfect because I love them to be a little slouchy. French designer Isabel Marant does them really well."

HER TAKE: "I've collected maybe 60 or 70 pairs that go in and out of style. I wear or store accordingly."

ECLECTIC SPIN: "Despite my curves, I lean toward a boyish look, opting for high-waisted pants or shorts. I like to wear them with the painterly Miró-inspired pieces I've designed."

ON WASH: "A black or dark-indigo wash is not only a basic, but universally slimming."

ON JEANS SHOPPING: "I know what I like, so I'm in and out of the shop in no time. I don't need—or trust!—salespeople."

CATHERINE'S STYLE TIPS:

  • Get hems tailored; unless you're going for grunge, shredded jeans just look ratty.
  • Jeans should always show off your hips—men will love it.
  • Steer clear of microshorts.
  • Capris are noncommittal; wear jeans long or wear shorts!


Holstein's own 18th Amendment shorts; cardigan, $368, top, $230, Catherine Holstein; shoes, $780, Marni.


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