Deborah Symond

Founder & Director – Mode Sportif

Enter the world and bag of Luxe Sports brand Mode Sportif’s creator Deborah Symond. With a bag that makes us go weak in the knees, this online and retail mogul spills what are her must have item’s in her chic bag from the essentials to the eccentric. Running a successful boutique in Sydney’s fashion capitol the uber cool Paddington, she has created a premier destination for luxe leisurewear and active wear – keeps Symond juggling many balls. Inspired by her own personal desire to posses a wardrobe that seamlessly transitions from the workout studio to the street, Symond has nailed the art of the ‘off-duty’ dress code with her sartorial style, by combining luxury leisurewear pieces and active wear essentials Symond’s personal & professional style is a winner. Alongside the busy boutique she has created an online haven incorporating a mix of international ready-to- wear fashion and sport-focused brands – Symond is one busy entrepreneur, that has us continuously clicking to see what new and chic items she has on a weekly basis!

Name/Make of Bag

3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Mini Satchel.

How long have you had this bag for?

2 Months.

What’s your number 1 beauty go to? What do you always have on hand?

I don’t like to wear a lot of make-up, but I always have a nude lipstick and a beautiful perfume on hand.  Grandiflora’s Queen of The Night is my scent of the moment.

Everyone has a secret weapon in their handbag that they cant live without – what’s yours?

My iPhone (of course). I also always carry Jason Markk Sneaker Quick Wipes to keep my kicks fresh.

If you could trade bags with absolutely anyone – who would it be?

Gabrielle Chanel.

What is the weirdest thing you have in your bag right now?

Dog treats – my puppy is in training.

What two contents that are currently in your bag would you take to a desert island?

My Loewe sunglasses and Eclipse mints.

 Designer or vintage?

I don’t discriminate.

 Fabric or leather? Leather.

No budget spared – What is your most coveted bag?

Hermes Kelly Bag.

Carrying the 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Mini Satchel, Deborah Always carries a nude lipstick and beautiful perfume on hand, some Justin Markk sneaker quick wipes to always keep her sneakers on point whilst on the run, some dog treats for her precious pooch, an Ipad(essential for this online queen), Grandiflora perfume and her Louis Vuitton Diary to keep her organized and of course her iPhone – because an online girlboss like Deborah would be lost with it!
“Renya does all my cuts and Ash takes care of all my colour needs both are amazing and full of fun! We always have a laugh! They’re never afraid to try something completely new and out there. They’ve certainly turned me into a hair girl.”