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What's Your Fancy: Nicky Hilton's Fall Must-Haves

Town and Country Logo By Caroline Hallemann of Town and Country | Slide 1 of 6: In our new series,"What's Your Fancy?," we ask expert tastemakers to share the little luxuries essential to their day-to-day lives.For Nicky Hilton, shoes can make or break an outfit. And while she's often seen at fashion shows or walking the red carpet in heels, she's been a fan of the ballet flat since she was in high school."What's great about a ballet flat is it's so versatile. I think it works for day, evening, and any age. They are just the perfect combination of comfort and elegance," she tells T&C.Hilton first fell in love with the brand French Sole, and their line of flats when she was enrolled in a "very strict all girls, Upper East Side Catholic school," she says. "We had uniforms, and the only way of expressing ourself was through our shoes. That was the only thing we were able to pick out ourselves and of course they couldn't be heels or tennis shoes. I stumbled upon the French Sole flagship walking home one day and just fell in love with their shoes." Now, years later, she's working with the brand, designing a sustainable collection for fall. Ahead of this season's launch, we caught up with Hilton about her favorite pair from the line, and her cold-weather must haves, from a cozy bomber jacket to the perfect pair of shades.

In our new series,"What's Your Fancy?," we ask expert tastemakers to share the little luxuries essential to their day-to-day lives.

For Nicky Hilton, shoes can make or break an outfit. And while she's often seen at fashion shows or walking the red carpet in heels, she's been a fan of the ballet flat since she was in high school.

"What's great about a ballet flat is it's so versatile. I think it works for day, evening, and any age. They are just the perfect combination of comfort and elegance," she tells T&C.

Hilton first fell in love with the brand French Sole, and their line of flats when she was enrolled in a "very strict all girls, Upper East Side Catholic school," she says. "We had uniforms, and the only way of expressing ourself was through our shoes. That was the only thing we were able to pick out ourselves and of course they couldn't be heels or tennis shoes. I stumbled upon the French Sole flagship walking home one day and just fell in love with their shoes."

Now, years later, she's working with the brand, designing a sustainable collection for fall. Ahead of this season's launch, we caught up with Hilton about her favorite pair from the line, and her cold-weather must haves, from a cozy bomber jacket to the perfect pair of shades.

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