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Katie Cassidy Shares Her Style Inspiration & Favorite NYC Hot Spots

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You may know Katie Cassidy for her acting chops, but she's also got some serious sartorial sense. The 27-year-old Arrow star has fabulous red carpet and street style. Plus, she's also got her own fashion blog, Tomboy KC—check it out!

So, we caught up with Katie to get all the inside scoop on her personal style, beauty tips and her favorite spots in the country's fashion capital: New York City.

Keep reading to find out the last thing she bought, where she eats when she's in NYC and why she would live in Barney's if she could. 

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Describe your personal style.
I wear what I want. I tried to walk the line between edgy and chic.

Who is your style inspiration right now?
Kate Moss, Elin Kling, Kate Moss…Oh! Did I mention Kate Moss?

What are your favorite pieces in your closet?
I just bought a quilted leather Balmain jacket I am dying over.

What item or items do you re-wear constantly?
ATM T-shirts! I live in them.

What do you like to splurge on?
Shoes!!

Favorite designer right now?
Alexander Wang & Balenciaga—which is not surprising considering Alexander Wang is at the helm.

What are some labels/designers we can find in your closet?
Helmut Lang, Carven, and obviously Alexander Wang. You'll also find things from Zara, Asos, Aldo and H&M. I'm not just a label whore! It's all about mixing it up.

 

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What's your jewelry pieces?
All gold everything! Jacquie Aiche. Google her.

Favorite accessories?
Watches and body chains.

Favorite place to shop?
Barney's NYC.

What's your morning beauty routine like?
The second I open my eyes I brush these pearly whites. Then I use my Clarisonic, apply Rejudicare 2 CRM & Fresh moisturizer.

Name your 5 favorite beauty products that you use every day.
RejudiCare 2 CRM and I go through about 4 Neutrogena makeup remover cleansing wipes a day.

Recent beauty obsession?
I don't obsess, but I love Microdermabrasions by Lisa Marie Blair.

Where's your favorite place to stay in NYC?
Barneys NYC. Just kidding, they don't actually allow me to sleep there.  The Bryant Park Hotel.

PHOTOS: Stars at NYFW

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Favorite NYC restaurants?
That list is far too long! But here are some of my faves: L'artusi, The Spotted Pig, Waverly Inn, Barbuto, and (of course) Koi. 

Favorite places to shop in NYC?
Barney's NYC is a must. I also love traipsing around Soho. There is sick shopping everywhere, but you'll find me at Intermix.

What essentials do you always bring with you on the airplane?
An eye mask and my laptop.

Are you a light packer or an over-packer?
Over-packer. #ItsAProblem

Are you an early riser or late sleeper?
Early riser.

Are you a neat freak or a semi-hoarder?
Can you be both?! I am crazy about keeping things clean and in order. But I also have a hard time letting things go.

What's the best vacation you've taken recently?
I haven't had a vacation in far too long. My girlfriends and I are going to Miami once I've wrapped season 2 of Arrow!

PHOTOS: See more pics from our shoot with Katie!

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