Alexandra Carl, the fashion consultant whose family home in inspires Zara Home’s latest acquisition

Alexandra Carl, the fashion consultant whose family home in inspires Zara Home’s latest acquisition
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Alexandra Carl She is one of the most sought-after stylists and fashion consultants. Her androgynous and irreverent style and her ability to create exciting universes have made brands such as Hermès, Cartier, Zara or Louis Vuitton, among many others, choose her. Alexandra Carl is a strong advocate for caring for the environment and has a diploma in circular economy and sustainable strategies from the University of Cambridge. in his book Nostalgia Collecting Fashion, edited by Rizzoli, combines her passion for fashion with her defense of the environment. The book, which can be found in selected Zara Home stores, is a review of the most outstanding collections of fashion enthusiasts, those obsessed with certain brands or designers who dedicate their time to diving into the or vintage stores in search of the desired object. There are, for example, Michèle Lamy, who has an extensive Comme des Garçon archive; or Zaha Hadid with her impressive footwear collection; also Helmut Lang and his ENDYMA selection. An ode to collecting over more than 300 pages in which you can discover some of the most difficult-to-find pieces from brands such as Maison Martin Margiela, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen and Thierry Mugler.

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With the addition of this book to the shelves of Zara Home We discover Alexandra Carl’s most personal project, the renovation of her family home in , where she resides with her husband and son Theo. Timelessness, a fundamental element that articulated her book, is what also guides the of her house and the choice of each object in it.

Alexandra explains that almost everything in her house is recovered or second-hand, “from the furniture to the floors. It’s important to stop and figure out how something makes you feel and whether you’ll still love it in two months.”

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