"I'm always pretty close up on the mic, so lipstick is out. Lip stains are the way to go for me."
Summer Music Style Special: Alejandra Deheza of School of Seven Bells
Singer Alejandra Deheza and multi-instrumentalist Benjamin Curtis, the duo behind dreampop band School of Seven Bells, first met when their previous bands both scored opening slots for Interpol in 2004.
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Now, with two albums under their belt, including the recent Disconnect from Desire, and a devoted following, they're hitting the road yet again—performing this month in Dallas and at Bonnaroo in June. We checked in with the pixie-like lyrical genius—whose style is as ethereal and cool as her voice—to see what she's packing. From a beautifully odd necklace shaped like a rib cage to the latest downtown-tinged threads from Seneca Rising, her suitcase is full of offbeat gems. Watch the group's video for "I L U" here, and click through to check out Deheza's travel-musts.