Heiress Amanda Hearst Reveals Her Best Style and Beauty Secrets
The founder of ethical fashion source Maison de Mode-and Town & Country contributing editor-shares her favorite places and the best advice she's ever gotten.

Amanda Hearst with her dog Finn, shot for T&C by Victor Demarchelier.

What’s your favorite restaurant to eat alone?
The Butcher's Daughter in NYC. It's a yummy vegetarian restaurant with tons of creative options. It's where I discovered how delicious vegan cheese can be.

What is your best travel hack?
I always wear my heaviest pieces on the plane- sweater, boots, coat - so I save room in my suitcase. Also, when I travel, I stick to basic colors like black, navy or grey, and always pack a pair of black pumps because they can be worn with most evening outfits.

If I could only shop at one store ever again, it would be...
Our ethical luxury site, Maison de Mode. We have everything from eco-friendly apparel to hand-blown glass carafe sets.

What’s your favorite place to buy a last minute gift?
Maison de Mode. of course.

What’s the last thing you bought online?
This Tome top that can also be worn as a dress.

When I feel like I have nothing to wear, I reach for...
Black leggings and a t-shirt because I've realized that I have nothing to wear and I'd rather be comfortable.

What is your necessary indulgence—something you’ll always splash out on and can’t live without?
Creme de la Mer face cream, the original product. My skin is so dry, and it's the only product that works for me in the winter.

Who is in your beauty black book?
I love going to Karen Lord Pilates in TriBeCa.

Do you have a hidden talent?
I'm pretty good at languages. I speak Spanish fluently and I'm studying Dutch right now.

What is the best advice you ever got?
Less is more.

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