“I’m eclectic—unique,” the Alexander Wang account executive grins, discussing her personal style but also, one gathers, her story.


 Indeed, Stuart’s grandmother is called Pepper “because she definitely has bite. She doesn’t mess around.” Pepper met her husband, Stuart’s grandfather, while deciphering morse code from Japanese troops during the Second World War. “She never read fashion magazines. She’s not girly-girly,” Stuart allows. “When I told her I was interested in fashion, she was like, ‘What?’” What Pepper has, however, is a singular style comprised mainly of oversized menswear staples such as the tweed blazer Stuart is wearing today.

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