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Natalie Massenet to Farfetch

Net-a-Porter founder and longtime friend Natalie Massenet is joining Farfetch as nonexecutive co-chairman and member of the board. Here with Farfetch CEO and founder José Neves, Natalie spoke with WSJ. Magazine before the news was announced.

Photograph by Tung Walsh

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SAINT LAURENT

Caged satin minaudière

TÔTEME

Wool-crepe strapless top

ISABEL MARANT

Vokayo high-rise straight-leg jeans

THE ROW

Garcon suede loafers

MIU MIU

Laser-engraved logo belt

ALAÏA

Belted leather biker jacket

Jil Sander

Gathered Knit Midi Dress

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Cropped leather jacket

SOPHIE BUHAI

Triple Francois 18kt gold vermeil earrings

NILI LOTAN

Jimmy Leather Puffer Jacket

SAINT LAURENT

Le 57 quilted leather shoulder bag

DRIES VAN NOTEN

Belted wool blazer

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The Blog

Pardon My Obsession

Pardon My Obsession

My friend and fellow blogger Caroline, author of the aptly named site Pardon My Obsession, is très chic. A medical student in Paris, I’m inspired by her refined-with-a-twist style.  It’s all about the mix—Caroline’s classic Chanel bags look great paired with oversized sweaters and sneakers, and I love that she wears her Hermès Kelly with the shoulder strap, feels modern.

Films

While We’re Young

While We're Young

One of the benefits of being self employed is, when it’s grey and dreary, I can just go to the movies. I saw While We’re Young yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. Naomi Watts is my new favorite actress.

Opening on Friday, The Clouds of Sils Maria, which got great reviews.

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In Vogue Paris

The Divine Charlotte

Vogue paris

Ooh, this looks good.

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Books

‘A Spool Of Blue Thread’

Anne Tyler

I just put the new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Anne Tyler, on my Kindle. I’ve read most of her books and loved them all.

In The Gentlewoman

Bjork

The Gentlewoman

The Icelandic singer has a new album and an exhibition opening at MOMA in March. At 49, Bjork is back, and better than ever.

Photography by Alasdair McLellan.

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Sites I Like

La Double J

La Double J

My old friend and Harper’s Bazaar colleague J.J. Martin has launched a fab vintage shopping site.  La Double J sells one-of-a-kind vintage jewelry and clothing all showcased on J.J.’s uber chic Milan-based friends. My favorite profile features Swedish-born illustrator Liselotte Watkins at home with her adorable Dachshund.

However, the very best section of the site is the Legendary Ladies of Milan, do not miss it.

La Double J

La Double J

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In British Vogue.

Mrs. Tom Brady

Gisele BundchenI’m a HUGE football fan and the Patriots are my team (hey, I grew up in Boston). Last night’s Super Bowl was amazing, the best in years. So, to honor their win, I thought I’d run this gorgeous British Vogue cover of Mrs. Brady.

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My Music

Clare Maguire

Burberry Clare McGuire

The fabulous British singer Clare Maguire performed at the Burberry men’s show—a must-watch video.

Image © nataporter

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In The Wall Street Journal

Patricia Urquiola, Designer

WSJ A well-intentioned friend gave us new year’s cards with fortunes inside. Mine read “You couldn’t be less interesting, but you’re going to keep trying, right?”.  Huh?

I’ve been thinking about that fortune (a lot). The upshot is that it’s encouraged me to consider a wider range of women for KiC—women I find interesting, not just for their personal style. The Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola who was profiled in the WSJ this weekend is a good example. I’m fascinated by what she does, how she works, and what inspires her. It’s raining and I may pop in “Paris, Texas”, or pull out Proust for a reread.

Perhaps these interesting women will rub off on me (just kidding)! This is why I stopped reading my horoscope…