Lynette Nylander grew up with a mother who ironed her underwear. “She took immense pride in the way she put herself together,” says the London-born, New York–based fashion critic. “She thought it was important that I understood that as well.” For Nylander, who served as the creative and editorial director-at-large of CR Fashion Book and is currently the U.S. editorial director at Dazed, good style lies in its contradictions—a little high, a little low. Something delicate but “a little fucked-up.” The art is in the clash.
'Dazed' U.S. Editorial Director Lynette Nylander Makes the Case for Embracing Poor Taste
Ahead of London Fashion Week, the editor sat down with CULTURED to share her essential tips and tricks for a life well lived.