We asked 26 year old Parisian stylist and vintage collector Lea Yo to share some of the favorite looks from her collection. She’s been collecting since she can remember and specializes in 1990s fashion.
“My strength is research for rare items. They have become part of my archives, which i blend with my daily work.”
Name : Lea Yo @lea.yo
Birthplace : Burgundy, France
Métier : Fashion Stylist
Favorite vintage designers : Margiela, Helmut Lang, Gucci and Versace.
Favorite looks : For Autumn : Jeans, long leather jacket and sneakers. For Summer : Crop top and skirt.
“Style is a way for me to feel good. I feel instinctively confident with clothes. I don’t like to feel forced to dress up to go to an event.”
Sources of inspiration : My main inspirations are music and music videos from 90/00’s. I love Rakim‘s videos. Movies. TV series like Friends or Twins Peaks. Art (Edward Hopper, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman, Andy Goldsworthy, Keith Haring). Image archives.
Source of motivation : Feel good, strike a balance. Allowing you to live the life you want, to be in harmony with your believes and try to tell yourself that everything is attainable. I was self motivated the last few months thanks to personal project. I have just finished a magazine about high-end luxury vintage and it will be released soon. Nature and animals inspire me as well i feel involved protection of the environment and animals welfare.
Favorite food : Vegan Mediterranean food. My speciality are potatoes with green olives and salad made from red quinoa with feta cheese and raisins.
Beauty tips : Coconut shampoo bar, Skin Food cream from Weleda for my face and rose oil from Dr. Hauschka. To make myself up, I love to put on lipstick from Fenty beauty.
Favorite ways to unwind : Swimming, walking, breathing, stretching.
Whats gets you in working flow : I listen to music and put on clothes.
What are working on : Launching of my magazine.