BY JOSE ORTIZ | May 1, 2010 | People
Her high standards are not easily compromised and she has the courage of her convictions. This independent woman is attracted to men who are confident without being cocky.
Boutiques: Intermix, Studio LX, Atrium
Designers: Helmut Lang, Phillip Lim, Vince, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel
Fashion imperative: When showing cleavage, your legs should be covered, and when showing legs, don’t display too much chest. You can be sexy and classy.
Style muse: Victoria Beckham
No one would expect: I’m a big foodie.
Current obsession: Yogen Früz
Splurge food: Pizza and french fries
Domineering but distinguished, vain yet friendly, this creature of contradictions is a lioness who’s the most popular huntress in the wild.
Style mantra: Stay ahead of the fashion pack and invest in practical, forever stylish staples.
Designers: Oscar de la Renta, Lanvin, Marchesa, Givenchy, Carolina Herrera. For day-to-day, Myne baby-doll tops, anything Chloé, long Rachel Pally dresses, Hudson jeans, Gryphon, Kain T-shirts
Shoes: Cesare Paciotti
Style muse: Sandra Bullock. She was flawless throughout the awards season, especially with her gold embroidered Marchesa Oscar gown.
Current obsession: Camilla Skovgaard
Sunglasses: The Ray-Bans I stole from my friend Joe Pesci
What you find irresistible in a man: His compassion and regard for women
Greatest indulgence: Lobster mac and cheese from JB Kitchen & Bar
Founder, Legion Entertainment
Check his feet for Bruno Maglis, because this dashing devil can get away with murder. Always in transit, this dreamer’s energy is infectious.
Special skills: Flipping pizzas, Bimini twists, layback snaps and ball striking
Most treasured possession: My grandpa’s medals of honor from WWII
Greatest extravagance: Playing golf at Pebble Beach
Designers: Hugo Boss, Ted Baker, Ideologie, Salvatore Ferragamo. They all offer a very clean, classy look.Fashion faux pas: Indoor sunglasses and warm-weather beanies
No one would expect: My favorite music is vallenato
Where you are happiest: East of Collins Avenue
Splurge food: A slice from American Pie Pizza at Gulfstream Park
His shyness is often misinterpreted as arrogance, and although he’s well-mannered and humble, he has a sweet tooth for the good life, such as high-end traveling around Europe.
Swimwear: Sundek and Vilebrequin trunks
Shoes: Louis Vuitton
Designers: D&G, Gucci, Last Rights
Boutiques: Lulu Couture, Ralph Lauren, Air Traffic Control for sneakers
Style muse: Kanye West
Dream collaborators: Kid Cudi, Swedish House Mafia
What you find irresistible in a woman: A calm and nice personality, being down-to-earth
No one would expect: I am quiet and emotional.
Splurge food: Five Guys and Sir Pizza
Her stunning physique and remarkable beauty are the first things you see, but this gift keeps on giving, for she’s intelligent, complex and always in control.
Special skills: I speak French, Spanish and English.
Most treasured possession: My grandmother’s collection of rings from when she was my age
Sunglasses: Classic black Wayfarers
Designers: DVF, Vera Wang, Phillip Lim
Boutiques: En Avance, Fly Boutique and Jessie
Recent score: A DVF gown that I’m saving for a special occasion
Shoes: I wear lace-up boots almost every day, and I love Topshop’s heels.
Style muse: Rachel Bilson
What you find irresistible in a man: I’m always attracted to a bad boy, but he has to have a goofy side.
Current obsession: Yoga
Host of Telemundo’s Invasión Casera
Who’d have guessed this Venezuelan was born in Arkansas? This mini-marvel is precious and always on display.
Swimwear: Diesel, because it fits me well
Sunglasses: Carrera and Ray-Ban
Designers: Alexander McQueen, Tom Ford, Armani, D&G
Style muse: James Dean
Where you are happiest: The place I grew up: Mérida, Venezuela
Musicians: Lamb, because of their unique style; Adele, because I love her lyrics; and Sarah Brightman, because she is like the sound of heaven
Dream collaborators: Steven Klein, David LaChapelle, Tim Burton
Abstract Architectural Artist
Flawless, genuine and talented, this creative spitfire enjoys making people laugh, knows exactly what she wants and excels in the art of seduction.
Boutiques: Nektar De Stagni, C. Madeleine’s
Style mantra: Vintage is always classic.
Fashion faux pas: Clothes with the brand name written all over it, like Ed Hardy
Dream collaborator: Frank Lloyd Wright
What you find irresistible in a man: Someone with a zest for life similar to my own
Most treasured possession: My great-aunt’s Art Deco necklace from the family jeweler in Belgium
Greatest indulgence: Roasted potatoes, French fries, cheese, gummy bears
PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARC RICHARDS TOUSIGNANT