Style speaks simply and softly

You’ve undoubtedly encountered Yves Saint Laurent’s famous musing: “fashions fade, style is eternal.” Words of wisdom. And here are some more:

Style is subtle. Style speaks simply and softly. It is a about details and small, personal touches. It is not loud, it is not brash; it is not obvious.

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These words, to keep in mind as you develop and evolve your own sense of style, come courtesy of Simon Crompton.

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He was 5 when his teacher wrote on his report card “Daniel can’t sit still.” Taking it as a compliment, he’s been on the go ever since. Having flown over 590,000 kilometres in a single year (2012), he’s done much to push the boundaries of a fashioniser, always looking to fold one extra Tom Ford suit into his set of Samsonite cases and for one extra occasion to tie a tie for. As much an editor-at-large as he is Fashionising.com’s Editor-in-chief, when he's not travelling to all the fashion weeks his passports will allow him to, Daniel works on guiding this publication’s editorial and trend views. He is one of Fashionising.com’s co-founders.

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