My Style: Emily Giffin, New York Times best-selling author

She has a unique fashion style to match her best-selling writing style

Emily Giffin
Giffin sports summer favorites: dress by Alaïa, blue ring by Beth Miller, other rings by Eva Fehren, bangles by Yossi Harari, necklace and earrings by Irene Neuwirth, and shoes by Gucci.

Photograph by Ben Rollins

Giffin—author of 10 books, including Something Borrowed, which was made into a movie featuring Kate Hudson—knows what she likes. With a closet filled with Balenciaga and Lanvin, Giffin loves classic, timeless pieces paired with elegant, understated jewelry and comfy essentials (“I’m never far from my Frame denim jacket”). And she has places to sport them: Called a “modern-day Jane Austen” by Vanity Fair, Giffin juggles writing, family (including her three children), celebrity events, book tours, and licensing for film and TV.

Hails from
Chicago

Neighborhood
Now, Buckhead, though we used to live in Brookhaven

Fave threads
The pink Carolina Herrera dress I wore to the Something Borrowed premiere

Shops at
Jeffrey Atlanta (with my stylist Kiea Walker) and Ann Mashburn (I love her style—and she is such a kind person)

Favorite designers
Alexander McQueen, Roland Mouret, Alaïa, Christopher Kane, Giambattista Valli, Stella McCartney, and Erdem

Never leaves home without
The Lip Balm by La Mer, Charlotte Tilbury eyeliner in Golden Quartz, and Chantecaille Beauté lipstick in Primrose

Style icon
Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy

Workout
FIT9 and garage workout sessions with my longtime trainer, Jeff MacFarland

Currently craving
Burgers, with either avocado or a fried egg. Pretty much anything is better with a fried egg.

Meeting place
Octane Coffee Bar for coffee or Local Three Kitchen & Bar for a beer

Drink of choice
Greyhound martini or a Salty Dog—basically any vodka-grapefruit cocktails

Reading
How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs

Favorite self-written book
Something Blue is my sentimental favorite, and All We Ever Wanted, which is written from different character perspectives, is the novel I’m proudest of—by far.

Emily Giffin

Hot seller
Giffin’s newest novel explores how one crisis can impact many lives.

This article appears in our August 2018 issue.

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