We're a bit in awe of the fashion sense of 26-year-old Louise du Toit, North American sales director for the Swedish clothing line Acne. The South African–born Manhattanite relies on gently tailored pieces that channel the edgy-chic ethos of her style icons Phoebe Philo and Patti Smith. We asked her to photograph her everyday style for a week.
Just something elegant and understated for a Monday morning in the office. These are Topshop and totally impossible to walk in. I wear them at my desk, and even then it's tricky. I added the socks because I thought it was funny.