Known for her work across fashion, jewellery, costume and show production, Paris-based Michelle Jank has a list of collaborators that reads like a cultural must-see list: The Sydney Dance Company, The Barishnikov Centre for the Arts in New York, Dover Street Market, Colette in Paris and Liberty in London. She is sought out for her exquisite eye, niche references, creative nous and personal flair. Here, she takes on Buro's Favourite Things to predictably intriguing result.
In nature, somewhere far away from big cities.
Scotts in London, Nobu, Blue Ribbon Sushi and Cosme NYC.
All-time favourite meal?
Soba soup with a lot of vegetables.
What can't you live without?
My family and friends. Flowers from Grandiflora.
Ball gown skirt, Bassike tank top and a jacket.
Who inspires you?
My friends, Wendy Marshall from Elle and Saskia from Grandiflora inspire me always.
Always changing, but I would say consistent favorites are Chopin, Bill Callahan, '90s hip hop, Nick Cave, Mozart, DJ Tweety mix tapes on Mix Crate.
Leopard print is always one of my perennial favorites. There are brilliant pieces from Dries Van Noten, Bottega Veneta and Dior this season.
Movies on planes.
A long floral dress from Zimmerman, or Bassike.
Dream runway outfit?
Alexander McQueen embroidered gown or a tulle ballgown from Giambatista Valli.
Favourite party look?
I like shiny things like a magpie.
I make myself a matcha tea every morning.