This week’s contributor to our series on Summer Indulgences is Amanda Ross, Fashion Director of Departures magazine and an internationally renowned fashion stylist; costume designer; and consultant for celebrities, films, TV series, and design houses. She is known for her elegant, refined, and sophisticated eye for style; some of her career highlights include being the former Market Editor at Harper’s Bazaar US, style consultant for NBC’s Lipstick Jungle, and Costume Designer for the 2009 film It’s Complicated, starring Meryl Streep.
Image: Amanda Ross with friend Antony Todd, interior designer.
Favorite Summer Destination: Le Sirenuse Hotel, in Positano, Italy.
Current Summer Reading: Laughter After Dark, by Vladimir Nabokov.
What to Wear to a Summer Party: Little white dress.
Favorite Summer Fragrance: Back to Black, by Kilian.
Necessary Summer Indulgence: Ice cream.
Preferred Seasonal Spa Fix: The Ashram, in Mallorca, Spain.
Favorite House Gift for a Summer Weekend Invitation: Candles from Diptyque.
Favorite Summer Entertaining Tips: Keep it simple, cold, and fresh. Always have good music for ambience.
Current Film on your List to See this Summer: Rock of Ages.
What Else Are You Loving this Summer: Embroidered Cotton Lace Vest and Foil Printed Cotton Voile Skirt from Gregory Parkinson and Manolo Blahnik’s Chaos shoes.