Fashion

Five style lessons to learn from Chloë Sevigny

Happy birthday to the queen of cool.

The bleached buzz cut. Casual-cool double denim. I don’t give a f**k fashion. When attentions turn to 90s icons, Chloë Sevigny set the style bar high. Now 45 today, the original nineties ‘It’ girl, muse and actress is the still the reigning queen of New York thrift store chic; from her skater-influenced tastes in the era-defining teen drama Kids in 1995 to her Nu Glam meets post-punk androgyny get ups decades later. A retrospective album Chloë Sevigny, published by Rizzoli, documents her celebrated sartorial history. Here’s what we’ve learnt…

Traditional menswear is always a good idea

If in doubt: Monochrome is magic

Brave a new ‘do circa 1992

Keep your palette simple

A-C-C-E-S-O-R-I-Z-E

Chloë Sevigny by Chloë Sevigny is available to buy here

18 November 2019