With a name like Camille Styles, the luxury event planner and stylist extraordinaire was surely destined to speak the language of chic inspiration.
Luckily for us, she makes it her business to share her stylish élan for inspired living through Camille Styles Events, her Austin-based event planning business and a namesake blog on a daily mission to bring us the very tops in design, lifestyle and entertaining!
As a regular visitor to her delightful blog, I can attest to one thing - Camille graces all she touches with her signature panache and creative flair so you can imagine how thrilled we were when she kindly agreed to let us in on a few of her secrets to a life of style and charm!
How do you describe your personal style: Chic, feminine and functional
Modern day style crush: Gwyneth Paltrow
Go-to outfit: Silk blouse, mini skirt, platform pumps
Accessory you can’t live without: ombré scarves and statement earrings
Current weekend uniform: chambray button-down, white shorts and flat leather sandals
Signature scent: Bobbi Brown 'Beach'
Most coveted item in your wardrobe: I get loads of compliments on my buttery leather Linea Pelle messenger in emerald
Must-have beauty/grooming essential: Clarisonic Skin Care Brush
Best beauty/grooming advice you have ever heard: That I shouldn’t color my naturally-chestnut hair...and I never have!
You can never have too many: pairs of pretty panties or fresh flowers in the house
Style “Don’t”/Pet Peeve: trying too hard
Favourite style era: seventies
Trend you could do without: gladiator sandals with tons of hardware
What will never go out of style: a big smile and perfect manicure
East coast or West coast: West Coast - I love the sunshine and casual, unhurried vibe
Currently obsessed with: my Nikon D90...love being able to document beautiful photos for my blog!
Favorite night out: cocktails with friends followed by a great Italian dinner with my husband, and being able to walk home, hand-in-hand
Favorite city/vacation destination: Paris, London, Capri
Never travel without: my iPad, loaded up with tons of magazines and books
Favorite websites: Design*Sponge, Sunday Suppers, Refinery 29
Favorite film: Pride & Prejudice, Waiting for Guffman
Always searching for the perfect: bright pink lipstick
Never leave home without: my glass water bottle
Signature cocktail: Bellini
Go-to gift: Diptyque candles, personalized stationery
On my iPod: lately, lots of french lounge music
Currently reading: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Ultimate luxury splurge: frequent massages
Describe your home in one word: serene
Dream dinner guest: Gwyneth Paltrow
What inspires you: the ocean, great writing, beautiful photography
Hobby/pastime you could not live without: baking
It wouldn’t be ‘my’ party without: great music turned up a little too loud and lots of champagne
Life would be grand if I could start every day.... drinking a cappuccino and reading my favorite blogs...which just so happens to be the way I start every day!
Stranded on a desert island, what 5 things could you not live without: Burt’s Bees lipgloss, iPad for reading and blogging, my Nikon D90 camera, Greek Yogurt and strawberries.
Why Don’t You...?: Host a party for your favorite gal pals with champagne, huge bunches of peonies and a decadent chocolate cake...just to celebrate the changing season?
10. the perfect weekend uniform 11. the isle of Capri