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The 5 Things Phantogram's Sarah Barthel Can't Live Without: Exclusive

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Sarah Barthel is seen attending MILLY during New York Fashion Week wearing a long camel coat with white top and black pants on Feb. 10, 2017 in New York City. 

Sarah Barthel, the badass cool girl of the electro-pop duo Phantogram, is consistently touring around the globe. So while Barthel was in New York for NYFW, Billboard caught up with the bold singer to chat about what items she can't travel without and how to give all-black everything a Parisian punk edge.

1. Maje leather jackets, ($570 to $1,095; us.maje.com)

Barthel, who has been wearing the French ready-to-wear line for years, is obsessed with pairing hers with just about everything. "I love the look and fit of them," Barthel says. "They're perfect with skinny jeans, a tee and heels.” In the colder months, the singer opts for wool, double-breasted coats from Maje's sister brand, Sandro.



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2. NARS eyeliner, ($26, narscosmetics.com)

Stepping off planes and right into a fashion show or performance onstage can definitely take a toll on your makeup look, but with NARS' Larger Than Life Longwear Eyeliner, Barthel can get her signature smoky eye ASAP.


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3. Alexander Wang heels ($475 to $675, alexanderwang.com)

The native New Yorker loves supporting Big Apple-based brands, and Alexander Wang is one of her favorites. "I don’t feel like my outfit is complete unless I’m wearing these heels,” she says.


Well heeled. The classic Gabi bootie, now available with a rose gold or silver signature cut out heel. bit.ly/AW-Gabi

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4. Zana Bayne leather harnesses ($160 to $625; shop.zanabyne.com)

Another NYC designer Barthel loves is Zana Bayne, who's known for her "post-fetish" leather goods, taking the harness once relegated to S&M and bringing it to streetwear. "I have worked Zana’s harnesses into my stage and everyday wardrobe," Barthel says. "It’s a great accent piece!"


Snapping my fingers on stage @sunnymartini

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5. Living Proof dry shampoo ($22; sephora.com)

To avoid greasy hair in between sets, shows or dance parties, Barthel loads up on this cult-favorite dry shampoo, carrying it around with her wherever she goes.


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