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You always see her in Vogue. She's been snapped by Billy Farrell and co. more times than we can count. Zac Posen and Lauren Santo Domingo are in her inner circle. The It girl in question is known other than ultimate jet-setter Genevieve Jones, whose glam outfits — always just the perfect amount of offbeat — have been inspiring our vintage shopping habits since she moved here from Louisiana. More than just a social butterfly, the Southern transplant has translated her unique style, or "Fashion forward classic!" as she describes it, into an eponymous jewelry line (and now handbags!) that channels her globe-trotting and understated decadence. Sold at influential boutiques like The Webster and Collette, Jones' creations, like the iconic safety pin earrings, have been spied on trendsetters like Kate Moss and Rihanna. To get in on her dressing secrets, we toured the designer's airy Lafayette Street loft, where Jones tried on her favorite outfits, a copy-worthy mix of high and low; think jaw-dropping bejeweled A.F. Vandevorst shoes paired with Zara jeans, or vintage Morton Myles accompanied by Canal Street earrings. With a backdrop as eclectic as the ensembles — a giant stuffed peacock! psychedelic skateboards!— we may have asked Gen if she needed a roommate to crash on that giant tie-dyed day bed. Hey, we'll let her borrow our clothes, too.
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