Style Inspiration – Sofia Coppola

I had a girls’ day out with a friend yesterday and we were talking about style. She asked me about my style icon. Well, it was hard for me to answer the question because I’ve never had one. The person who has influenced me the most is my mom, in a way that she always knows what she wants and never really gives a damn about what other people think.

Talking about style in general, I admire the French style. French women are so good at wearing classics but twisted to give a respectful nod to the trend of the day. However they almost never look like fashion victims or slavish follower of fashion magazines. It’s all about the individual, the person, not the clothing itself.

Picture Credit: Andrew Durham for The New York Times

Sofia Coppola is not French but I found her style very French chic. The effortless hair cut, minimal make-up and ballerina flats…Just like one of these beautiful women in left bank who don’t stuff their sexuality down your throat, so refreshing and yet so stylish.

Sensuality is a way of life and fashion.


  1. loll
    Posted September 7, 2009 at 5:07 am | Permalink

    Sofia Coppola,我也爱她!

  2. loll
    Posted September 7, 2009 at 5:13 am | Permalink


  3. shaonianxin
    Posted September 8, 2009 at 6:33 am | Permalink

    Qiuyue, love the pictures you used, and especially your writing!!!! Very tasteful!!! LOVE~~~~~ it ^_^

    I heard she designed ( well, maybe, sounds like she did, but don’t know if she actually did, or just like talking about what she would like for a bag to the LV designer teams ) a bag for LV…. recently… Maybe you’ll like it too… :P

  4. shaonianxin
    Posted September 8, 2009 at 6:35 am | Permalink

    So your blog entry is quite right on time ^_^ …. hehe…

  5. shaonianxin
    Posted September 8, 2009 at 6:38 am | Permalink

    BTW, did you see ? the movie? She played al pacino’s daughter and was quite young/energetic at that time…

  6. shaonianxin
    Posted September 8, 2009 at 6:41 am | Permalink

    Loll!!!! 问好~~~ !!!

  7. Posted September 8, 2009 at 3:59 pm | Permalink

    loll, 是啊是啊,发现我喜欢的都是比较特立独行的。:)

    shaonian,thank you! I know the bag you mentioned, it seems very functional, but not for me. hehe~~

    Oh yes, I LOVE “The Godfather”, it is my all time favorite. I can watch it over and over again. Never get tired. lol~~ :)

  8. shaonianxin
    Posted September 11, 2009 at 1:21 pm | Permalink

    Yeah, an epic movie… :)))) I only saw some pictures of the bag, yeah, totally agree with you, looks quite functional ^_^ like an utility bag, also kinda understated chic. But it’s not for me either, heihei…

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