As a contributor to CBS Sunday Morning and host of The Atelier with Alina Cho at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alina Cho is always at the very center of the fashion conversation. Now, Cho is lending her stiletto-sharp skills to co-produce a Netflix documentary on the life of Martha Stewart. “I’ve also just launched a newsletter called Cho & Tell in partnership with Bulletin, Facebook’s new platform for independent writers,” she shares. We rang the dialed-in doyenne for her stylish scoop.
How would you describe your sense of style?
Classic with a twist
What is your fashion mantra?
As Coco Chanel famously said, ‘Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.’
Favorite NYC store for clothes: Kirna Zabête
For accessories: Sidney Garber, Faraone Mennella, CVC Stones, Larkspur & Hawk, Jane Win
For beauty and skincare: Macrene Actives
For the home: Marché Serpette in Paris
Designer I recently discovered and love: Alex Mill jumpsuits, Co dresses, Rianna + Nina bonbon bags
Woman whose style I admire: Three-way tie: Beth Buccini, Brooke Garber Neidich and Rachelle Hruska MacPherson
You will never see me without my: Evian water with lemon juice
Signature scent: Bruno Acampora Musc
My signature look is: Urbane chic
I love a look that makes me feel: Comfortable and camera ready
Best music or playlist for getting dressed: Currently listening to J.Lo’s This is Me… Then
For me, fashion is always about: Staying true to yourself and creating a look that’s timeless