My Style: Zara Martin

Portrait of Zara Martin

Portrait: Hanna Hillier

Please describe your style in three words.

Hair and heels.

What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?

Wearing jeans that are too tight. Guilty.

Do you believe in role models?

Not really.

What are your favourite fabrics?

Leather, cashmere, and silk. Apparently, I'm super low maintenance.

Are there any style combinations that you object to?

No. I mainly object to camel toe.

Which city has the best-dressed women?

London, thanks.

Would you say that you are conservative or bold?

It depends on my mood.

What are the rules in the way you dress?

I wish I had some.

Celebrities and style...

Are not mutually exclusive.

Name one garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?


A woman should always look like…


Who taught you what you know about style?

The mean streets of London town.

How do you select your clothing every morning?

I live in London, so I am dependent on what the weather is doing.

What is your biggest regret?

Probably the blonde hair/black roots phase in my life.

The three essential things a woman should know about style are…

Know your body and dress accordingly.

Do you have any shopping rituals?

I'm a speed shopper, so no!

We will never see you wearing...

Crocs. I normally never say never to anything, but I'm pretty confident about this one.

Which new designers do you follow and why?

Bora Aksu and Eudon Choi. They are both artists and my friends.

Who is the most stylish person you have ever seen?

Iggy Pop.

What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?

My All Saints biker jacket is basically my security blanket. And I'm really into my sunglasses collection.

Which fashion house never fails to impress you?

Miu Miu.

One article of clothing that a woman needs to pay close attention to is…

Her bra.

Is comfort an enemy of style?


Who would you like to recommend for My Style?

My DJ wife, Whinnie Williams.

The best words of advice you have ever heard?

The higher the heel, the better you feel.

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