The Girls from Milan: Meet Diletta Bonaiuti
The Italian stylist is expecting her first child this spring — but being pregnant doesn't mean Diletta has lost her style.
OCCUPATION: Stylist and consultant
NEIGHBORHOOD (IN MILAN): Porta Venezia
ASTROLOGICAL SIGN: Leo
HOW ARE YOU PREPARING FOR MOTHERHOOD?
“I’m doing lots of shopping for him now! During pregnancy I've worn a lot of leggings and oversized sweaters, but I believe I've kept my personal style. I’m just a little bit more casual than before.”
YOURSELF IN THREE WORDS:
“Genuine, elegant, strong.”
“Jeans, flats, basic white tee's, foulard, sunglasses.”
FAVORITE S/S19 TRENDS:
ITALIAN STYLE ICON:
I NEED MORE [_____] IN MY WARDROBE:
“Shoes. There are never enough.”
I HAVE TOO MUCH [_____] IN MY WARDROBE:
“T-shirts and sweaters.”
WHEN I HAVE 5 MINUTES TO GET READY, I...
“Put some lipstick on and wear sunglasses.”
BEST STYLING TRICKS:
“Less is more.”
SOMETHING NO ONE WOULD EXPECT:
“I’m not as serious as I appear in my feed. I’m a direct but kind and funny person, I just try to use social media in a smart way and don’t share too much of my personal life.”
ON A DESERTED ISLAND, 5 NECESSITIES:
“My partner and that’s it!”
THE QUALITY I VALUE MOST IN A FRIEND...
“Directness, respect, unselfishness.”
IN MY FRIENDS, I'M MOST INSPIRED BY...
“Them just being themselves! When we have fun together and I’m happy and grateful for having them in my life, I feel more inspired.”
MOST DEFINING STYLE MOMENT:
“The first Chanel show I went to. Definitely something I won’t forget for more than one reason. I was so excited that I accidentally threw my phone from the bleachers and couldn't take any photos or videos, which made me feel doomed! But that allowed me to stay focused on the unique moment I was living in and on the beautiful clothes I had the privilege to see in person. I immediately felt happy and grateful.”