Stella Berkofsky
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Stella Berkofsky is a multi-talented model and photographer who lives in Los Angeles.

Describe your personal style. 
English school boy... My whole life I've had to wear a school uniform and no matter how many beautiful pieces I have in my closet, I always seem to end up in a button down shirt and a pair of oxfords.

Who are your favorite designers?
Phoebe Philo, Chloe, Christopher Kane, Endovanera, Tsumori Chisato, Vivienne Westwood, Them Atelier (favorite jeans)

What are your favorite places to shop?
Iko iko
Mohawk general store
Creatures of comfort
Tomboy kids
Skylight books
J crew!

Who are your style icons?
Patti smith, Pablo Picasso, Isabel Marant, Alice Pollock, Ossie Clark, Frida Kahlo, DJUNA BEL! 

What's your inspiration when you take photos or other creative work?
It's a series of happy accidents- that inspires me to keep going, messing around and having fun with it all. 
I'm inspired by the prospect of disaster!

Are there any key pieces you find yourself wearing constantly?
Can't get out of my Repettos or my Rachel Comey flats. Oversized sweaters and black jeans.

What is your most recent purchase?
Alaia sandals.

Do you have any stories about amazing deals you've gotten on awesome pieces?
My hand-me-downs have always been totally spectacular. What really takes the cake is the Ossie Clark black floor length wool evening coat I was given a couple of years back. Priceless! 

Can you give us smart shopping advice?
No! I'm the worst impulsive shopper I know. 

Which beauty products do you recommend? 
Ole Henriksen moisturizer, rosebud salve, Mario Badescu anything, shiseido mascara, water! Drink it! 

5 things you can't live without.
pen, paper, camera, toothbrush, buddies.