Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Profiles In Style With.....Camille Styles



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!
Get acquainted with Camille on Facebook, Twitter and CamilleStyles.com!


How do you describe your personal style: Chic, feminine and functional

Style Icon: Brigitte Bardot

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?




1. Diptyque Paris     2. Brigitte Bardot     3. Beach by Bobbi Brown
7. Clarisonic skin care brush     8. the classic Bellini     9. Linea Pella messenger bag
10. the perfect weekend uniform     11. the isle of Capri






5 comments:

High Heeled Life said...

Great interview! She sounds fabulous..will check out her blog, xo HHL

Bourbon&Pearls said...

Have you noticed that whenever anyone picks their style crush, it's always someone who pretty much looks like them? Obviously I'd choose Elizabeth Taylor! But truly mine would be Carolyn Besettte Kennedy.

la petite coquine said...

What fabulous style-and I love Bourbon and Pearls insight into everyone's style icon! I adore Audrey Hepburn and Jane Birkin!

thenauticalwheeler said...

Love her blog! My style icon is Bardot as well. ~jen

Melissa Blake said...

thanks for the awesome interview! xoxo

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