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Wednesday, December 15th 2010

Fashion Insider 5 Favorites: Rumi Neely of Fashion Toast

This month, we’re featuring a few favorites from some of our best-loved online fashion folks. Check back every day for new answers to these favorite questions, then hop over to our Fashion Insider Wish List feature to see what these insiders are wishing for this holiday season.

Rumi Neely’s Fashion Toast has become one of the world’s most popular fashion blogs with over one million unique hits a month. She has been featured in Elle, Lucky, Italian Vogue, American Vogue, and Nylon.

Rumi’s 5 Favorites:

Favorite Movie: Igby Goes Down
“I never get sick of watching this dark comedy with its modern-day incarnations of Holden Caulfield and Edie Sedgwick.”

Favorite Band: The Velvet Underground
“Dreamy enough to space out to.”

Favorite City: New York City
“You can never get bored there. Nowhere feels more alive.”

Favorite Restaurant:
“The best restaurant I’ve ever been to I don’t even know the name of. It’s in Yokohama, and I always go with my uncle and aunt when I’m in Japan. Most amazing sushi. It only seats about five people and the entire place makes you feel like you’ve traveled back in time a few centuries.”

Favorite Holiday Memory:
“The one year that we got hail in the Bay Area—the closest thing I’ve had to a white Christmas.”

* Illustration by Dallas Shaw.

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