Most stylish New Yorkers: Lori Goldstein

The nonconformist fashion-industry veteran shows off her quirky style.

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    The jacket is from LOGO Instant Chic, the collection Goldstein designs for QVC. "It's everything I love: comfort, layering, color and amazing shapes, all at an unbelievable price," she boasts.

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    "This is a perfect-shaped hat, and it can be molded in so many more ways," Goldstein says of her Patricia Underwood (patriciaunderwood.com) topper.

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    Goldstein accessorizes with rings by Hari Jewels (harijewels.com) and Solange Azagury-Partridge (solangeazagurypartridge.com). "Solange is my favorite jeweler, and Hari makes the best one-of-a-kind jewels," she says.

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    "I can't wear high heels and think. This gives the illusion of a high heel," she says of her Prada kitten-heel kicks.

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    "A great jacket goes a long way, and I think this one has all the right everything," Goldstein gushes of her Gary Graham embroidered coat.

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    The stylist shows her support for her favorite designers by donning pants from Henrik Vibskov (henrikvibskov.com) and a shirt from the Lanvin for H&M collaboration.

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    Golstein sports a pair of Loeffler Randall (loefflerrandall.com) suede booties. "These are comfortable and fab. I have them in black, too. When you find something that is comfortable, get it in every color," she insists.

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    Goldstein adds an extra layer to her outfit with a faux-fur piece from her LOGO Instant Chic line. "It feels like a teddy bear around your neck," she says.

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    These Swarovski-covered bracelets add sparkle to Goldstein's ensemble. "They are part punk rock and part disco. They've become a sort of trademark this winter," she says.

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    "You can never have too many jewels," Goldstein enthuses, referring to her blinged-out baubles.

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    The designer pairs a J.Crew flannel top with slim cropped pants from Superfine (superfinelondon.com). "This winter, I've been obsessed with wearing my plaids with fur, or something equally gorgeous, like an embroidered jacket," she says.

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    "This is one of the first fur pieces Rick Owens did for Revillon, the oldest furrier in the world," Goldstein says of her charcoal-gray vest. "I think I cried when I first saw this collection. It is beyond. I bought it years ago and will have it forever."

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    Goldstein adds a dash of color to her outfit with a pair of Marni heels. "I love this '70s look in a shoe; it's like Jody Foster in Taxi Driver. It never gets old," she explains.

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    "This chain-link bracelet is a diamond ID bracelet from XIV Karats Ltd. in Beverly Hills; it's kind of like the diamond district here in NYC. I used it on a shoot and couldn't stop thinking about it," she recalls. "The next time I was in L.A. I got right off the plane and bought it!"

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    The jewelry-loving fashionista adds a bit of flash to her ensemble with two Tom Binns (tombinnsdesign.com) necklaces. "Tom has been a favorite of mine since the '80s. I collect and love [these necklaces], because they dress anything up instantly. They can make a T-shirt look instant chic," she muses.

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    "I'm always on the hunt for a great lipstick shade, as that's really all [the makeup] I wear most days. I'm obsessed with the perfect red right now," explains Goldstein, who wears a NARS shade called Dragon Girl here. "It's this fab lipstick pencil, fat like a crayon," she says.

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The jacket is from LOGO Instant Chic, the collection Goldstein designs for QVC. "It's everything I love: comfort, layering, color and amazing shapes, all at an unbelievable price," she boasts.

Lori Goldstein, "timeless," fashion entrepreneur, stylist (twitter.com/lori_goldstein) and designer at LOGO Instant Chic (twitter.com/lginstantchic); Chelsea

Her personal style: "My personal style is just that, very personal. It's always comfortable, always a mix: a little bohemian, a little bit rock & roll and a little bourgeois—not really predictable. I love mixing color, prints and textures, and I live for jewelry! Beautiful things are joyful and make me smile."

Her inspirations: "I am inspired by everyone and everything that surrounds me: people, nature, art, history, film, architecture...life."

Favorite NYC stores: "Marni (161 Mercer St between W Houston and Prince Sts; 212-343-3912, marni.com) is always a favorite. Everyone who works there is cool and nice, which is what I love. Clearly, Barneys (660 Madison Ave at 61st St; 212-826-8900, barneys.com) is an addiction, the best of the best. They do their homework! And I live for ABC Carpet & Home (881--888 Broadway at 19th St; 212-473-3000, abchome.com)! I can get lost in there for days. I love home goods as much as clothes, and they have both."

Her signature item: "My Phillip Lim glasses."

Favorite local designers: "I am obsessed with Gary Graham (garygrahamnyc.com) and Alexis Bittar (alexisbittar.com)."

All-time favorite New York style icon: "It's clich, but the whole Warhol aesthetic still inspires me on every level."

How her style has evolved: "I feel more free to truly be who I am. I am a person who loves clothes and self-expression. I am not part of the world of fashion where one feels the need to fit in. That wasn't so easy when I was younger."

Style advice: "Have fun with getting dressed! Clothes and accessories are like the paint and you are the canvas. Experiment and play. I'm definitely from the school of 'more is more.'"

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