>> Yael Aflalo — best known for the resourceful re-working of vintage styles she does for her easy-wearing line The Reformation — describes herself as a bit of a style chameleon. "My style is always changing and evolving, but elegant and sexy with a funny twist is probably the constant," she explains. We caught up with the designer (who is soon launching a lower-priced collection for Urban Outfitters) in her Chinatown atelier to get the scoop on her irreverantly-gorgeous personal style, her favorite shopping sources, and her real-life fashion inspirations. Click through to read more on this LA-native-turned-New-Yorker, and browse her Summer shopping picks.
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