With her razor sharp wit, Man Repeller founder Leandra Medine has rocked the industry. Her humorous observations bring a (much needed) honest and empowering dialogue to Fashion.
"When I started Man Repeller, the Internet was still hungry for authentic content from girls that weren't actresses or supermodels and were just relatable girls who had opinions and outfit ideas, and they weren't always good, but at least they were original."
- The first Runway Show you ever attended
Christian Dior Spring 2009 - when Galliano was still designing. I was studying abroad in Paris, and all the shows were still held at the Tuilerie Gardens, and I snuck in (I still don't know how they let me through), and crouched down in the back.
- Your decade of decadence
I like to live in the moment, so it's hard to say! I do feel connected to the latter portion of the early 2010's -- 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. Maybe because that is when I was beginning to come into my own style.
- Your secret muse
I don't have a secret muse, but I am inspired by women who can wear very elegant clothes that often seem impossible and the way they somehow make them seem accessible. People like Chloe Sevigny and Alexa Chung. When I think further back, someone like Loulou de la Falaise seems to have lived a most extravagant life! It must have been nice.
What I love to RE-SEE
F/W 2001 Layered Floral Skirt350€
Vintage Heart brooch400€
RARE 1970's Couture Gold Kaftan1650€
Resort 2015 Floral Zip TopSold
Sequin Bow BarretteSold
S/S 2012 Patchwork Skirt140€
'70s Mosaic Tunic340€
Striped 'CC' MulesSold
S/S 2011 Metallic Sandals120€
Vintage Floral Summer Top190€
S/S 2016 One-Shoulder Ensemble670€
Persian Lamb Toggle Jacket450€
F/W 2004 Phoebe Philo SkirtSold
'60s Arnold Scaasi Couture GownSold
S/S 2004 Silk Chiffon Top400€
'70s Jean Varon Hooded Dress340€
2014 Mesh Ensemble420€
Resort 2015 DressSold
Five All Time Favorite Runway Shows
Proenza Schouler SS 2010
3.1 Phillip Lim FW 2010
Almost everything Yves Saint Laurent did through the mid 70's
Chanel SS 2007
Balenciaga Spring 2008