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’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’s co-founders.

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