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Barbara Martelo & the Chanel mini

Barbara Martelo is one of those street style mainstays that never deviates too far from her signature style. And why would she? It compliments here perfectly. On her way to the Chanel couture show in Paris, she was snapped wearing this teeny tiny boucle tweed mini skirt and pair of strappy heels, pared back by way of a simple black tee.

Black Balmain and Barbara Martelo

If, during a fashion week, you spot a Balmain skirt that’s as short, sharp and dangerous as a concealed weapon, odds are it will belong to Barbara Martelo. She’s a living paradigm of the adage that if you find something that works for you, stick to it: and the leg-baring Balmain silhouettes are certainly a style that works for her.

The leather mini that needs little else

An ultra-hot, ultra-short black leather mini skirt is liable to end up with either a hard rock-chic, punk, or fetishist bent. But it doesn’t have to be so. Proving the versatility of such a piece is Barbara Martelo, who rocks a black Alaia leather skirt with the utmost of effortless cool: she’s simply added a lose-fitting black tee. Sometimes, simple really is best. Martelo was…