The granddaughter of Missoni founders Ottavio and Rosita and daughter of its present artistic director Angela, Margherita Maccapani Missoni is leaning into her stylish roots. The 36-year-old style icon — who studied performing at Columbia University in NYC earlier than modeling for Vogue, Vanity Fair and W and serving because the face of Missoni fragrances — not too long ago took over as artistic director of M Missoni, a by-product of her household’s famed trend home. Her first two exhibits had been applauded for his or her embrace of sustainable heritage (among the knitwear was comprised of recycled Missoni yarn) finger-on-the-pulse instincts (tie-dye sweats, anybody?) and playful, experiential method (fashions had been ferried on trams and a double-decker bus that stopped at Pink’s Hot Dogs in LA). Fittingly, Margherita — who has two sons together with her husband, racecar driver Eugenio Amos — was honored with the Innovator Award at Maison De Mode’s Sustainable Style Awards final month in LA.
Here, she shares with Alexa the items that hold her in trend’s quick lane.
“I like these irreverent ceramic items designed by Jake Clark. There’s a humorousness about them that I discover endearing, humorous and really intelligent.”
“Back in 1985, Missoni Sport was born. I needed to convey it again on what turned my household’s favourite sweatshirt! Not only for ladies, nor only for sports activities!”
“Now this can be a true purple lipstick. The shade is perfection. It’s that one lipstick that by no means comes out of my bag and comes with me in every single place.”
“I like this patchworked crepe costume. It’s tremendous flattering and options a number of floral motifs, together with a daisy print. The Italian title Margherita interprets, in English, to ‘daisy.’”
“If you need really radiant and exquisite pores and skin, this can be a product I swear by. The model’s substances are naturally sourced and by no means examined on animals, which, to me, is of the best of import.”
“Let it’s recognized that I like layering — in my M Missoni collections and in my very own wardrobing decisions. Leorosa cardigans are essential!”
“Here in Northern Italy, we’ve got the Alps as our yard. My household and I like to ski and these trousers have been my go-to for our mountaineering ‘adventures.’”
The assortment I’ve on the kitchen desk is simply the best of centerpieces!”
“The boots are as comfy as they’re stylish. I like the pairing of the suede and the leather-based. They are the sort of boots you throw on with ease and really feel like your look simply obtained instantly cooler.”
“I like the stability of floral notes, like jasmine and tuberose, and the woody notes of musk.”