I could have a million dollars, a full-time stylist, and Anna Wintour on my speed-dial and I still wouldn’t possess a tenth of the innate style of California-born, Paris-dwelling fashion designer Ashley Ashoff. Her sartorial sense has charmed everybody from Jean-Paul Gaultier to Bruce Willis, and she counts Kirsten Dunst as a fan of her mouth-wateringly beautiful scarves, which have been featured in Teen Vogue, Nylon, Daily Candy and New York Magazine. (She was also proposed marriage to about forty-three times after The Sartorialist posted her picture online.) All of her confections–scarves and ties alike–are divine, although I’m particularly obsessed with her Billet-Doux line. Ashley’s unique, whimsical style has turned her into a fast-rising star, so I quizzed her on the beauty products she uses to keep herself looking oh-so-chic.
Ashley Ashoff in Paris during Fashion Week
SKINCARE: “ SkinCeuticals is the only brand I have found that works for my skin, which is extremely sensitive with many allergies. The Correct line has great serums and I use their cleansers, tonics and lotions–the Clarifying Clay Mask is wonderful, too! Also an amazing product for the skin is Darphin Intral Baume. It’s great for people with sensitive skin and I try to use it a couple times a week. I put it on at night before I go to sleep. It’s really heavy and oily but by morning it’s absorbed and your skin is like a baby’s bottom! It makes your skin glow–I love this stuff.”
HAIR: ”Once a week, I do a hammam–aka steam room–and use 100% jojoba oil for my hair, which has done wonders after dying it back to my natural color. (more…)