Inès de la Fressange Says, ‘Totally Good Taste Is Boring’

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That storied juxtaposition of high and low might be what you’d expect from Inès De La Fressange, who currently has gigs at both Roger Vivier and Uniqlo. In fact, the 57-year-old model and muse tells Flare, “You have to mix things, something expensive and something not so expensive; if you only go to Avenue Montaigne or Rue du Faubourg Saint-​Honoré, it’s pathetic.” She adds, pointing out her loafers, “Totally good taste is boring, and a little bit of bad taste is sometimes good. See, I have a little bit tacky shoes today.” (Important caveat: She paired them with Céline.)

French Fashion Icon: ‘Good Taste Is Boring’