Sydney Wuttunee

“Because I spend so much time thinking about what I buy and how it fits in with what I have, it makes getting dressed effortless."



Photography BY Jessica Pechet; Styling BY Julie Redmond; makeup BY Amber Chomezcko; hair BY Lisa Tompkins; CHAIR FROM SHAUN FORD & CO.; RUG FROM CHINTZ & COMPANY

LEFT: Joie blouse from Coco and Violet; jeans by McGuire; platform clogs by Lauren Ralph Lauren; jewellery from various retailers, including Hudson’s Bay, CoutuKitsch, Nordstrom, and pieces purchased in Kazakhstan.

RIGHT: Dress by Réalisation; neck tie from Holt Renfrew; Dior shoes from Holt Renfrew; jewellery from Hudson’s Bay and Nordstrom.

 

Married this past February, Sydney Wuttunee’s wedding look was indicative of her everyday approach to style. Wuttunee, a realtor, wore a simple silk crepe gown, but its open back and long embellished train showed her bohemian flair. “I bought the third dress I tried on,” she says. “I know what I like and what looks good on me.”

Wuttunee likes to dress up jeans and turtlenecks with statement jackets and boots. Black is her go-to colour — her red hair is the only pop of colour she needs. She mixes in textures such as fur, metal and leather, gathering unique pieces during her travels around the world. 

Wuttunee carefully curates her wardrobe and shops with specific pieces in mind. “Because I spend so much time thinking about what I buy and how it fits in with what I have, it makes getting dressed effortless,” she says. “I can put an outfit together in five minutes.” 

 

What’s your current Calgary fashion obsession?

“I’m loving all the new fashion-forward restaurants and lounges, places like Bridgette Bar and Proof have really progressive and thematic style.”

 

What’s your dream outfit?

Aquazurra’s over-the-knee Fauna Boot in Prussian blue velvet with Saint Laurent leather leggings, an Hermès black silk camisole, an oversized black Burberry faux-fur jacket and Gucci’s Dionysus leather top handle bag in red.”

 

Where do you go to be seen fashion-wise?

“I love a lively restaurant, lounge or party. The more interesting and bubbly the crowd, the better.” 

 

This article appears in the April 2017 issue of Avenue Calgary. Subscribe here.

 

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