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Sami Gayle’s Must-Haves

Miu Miu, doughnuts and philosophy—what Sami Gayle of Blue Bloods lives for.
Posted on Nov 10, 2016 | 10:00am
Favorite Designer:
Miu Miu. I love their ’60s, Breakfast at Tiffany’s vibe!
 
Can’t-Live-Without Beauty Product:
Russie Blanche Cellular Youth Serum and [Siberian Petals] Moisturizing Mask – Cooling Effect. As someone with extremely sensitive skin, this combo keeps my skin breakout-free. 
 
Signature Scent:
Eau de Sweat. By Sami. Kidding! Clive Christian’s “C” for Women. This was my first perfume. I bought it in London while shooting a film there, and wearing it reminds me of rowing in Hyde Park. 
 
Beloved Book:
“On Friendship” from Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. This section completely changed my perspective on how I view relationships and love. As an avid reader, however, I’d recommend the entire thing! 
 
Everyday Bag:
My Model M from Great Bag Co. I could probably drive over this bag with a truck and no damage would be done. It holds pounds of books for school and is the perfect, chic, knock-around bag for work, studying and play! 
 
Must-See Movie:
Boudu Saved from Drowning. This social satire of 1930s France is light, poignant, cheeky and especially cute for a date night. 
 
Essential Jewelry:
A pair of studs! They are classic, elegant and a simple match with everything. To spice it up a bit, I mix and match some. I’ll wear a heart in one ear and a smiley face in the other.
 
Go-To Shoes:
Ballet flats. I’m always running around NYC and my top priority is comfort. 
 
Hidden Hobby:
I love to knit! It helps me de-stress and has the added benefit of creating finished products for my loved ones. 
 
Biggest Indulgence:
Watching TV every Friday night while eating doughnuts! I’m kind of a plain-glazed type of girl, but I’ll settle for any flavor really. 
 
Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2016
 
Photo Credit: Jean Claude Dhien/Getty Images
 
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