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UPDATE: We ran into Ms. Auster in Tribeca today and couldn't help but notice her major swag. Here's a flashback look at four of her rad summer looks. This story was originally published on June 14.
When we met gorgeous, on-the-rise singer, Sophie Auster, we were blown away by her genuine ease and radiant style (no wonder Ferragamo chose her as one of their Icona shoe ambassadors!) But spending the day documenting her favorite summer looks meant delving into the born-and-bred New Yorker's work-and-life philosophy and finding out just what it takes to "make it" in such a finicky biz.
To start, there's Auster's knack for songwriting (which runs in her blood, thanks to author-parents, Paul Auster and Siri Hustvedt). Her lyrics are thoughtful and thought-provoking in a way that makes each melody a ballad, even if it's not a ballad. Cue Fiona Apple comparisons. Add to that her rockstar outfits, which mix vintage tees with Celine crossbodies, and well, you've got a star.
Photographed by Justin Chung
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