06/08/2012 at 03:00 PM EDT
knows how to make a fashion-forward impression
– so it's no surprise that the actress likes her men to be stylish, too.
"It's definitely attractive when a man can dress well," Lively tells Nina Garcia for the July issue of Marie Claire
. "What I love most is when someone, guy or girl, is effortless and has this old-timey sort of feel [that] you could take a snapshot of them and they could exist in any time period."
Though Lively, 24, was mum about specific guys, it's probably safe to say Ryan Reynolds
fits the bill.
The two, linked since fall 2011
, have been spotted together all over the world
. Recently, the couple enjoyed a big dinner with the Canadian actor's family
"To be around me, you must love food or I'm the most obnoxious person you've ever met," she tells Marie Claire
. "I'm in a big cooking phase. That's all I'll talk about."
The actress, who next stars in the thriller Savages
, also reveals how her love of fashion feeds into her dream wedding – not that she has any plans for that big event any time soon.
"What I planned before I got into the business has changed," she says. "Now I'm like, 'Hmm, I wonder what shoes Christian [Louboutin] is going to make me. And which couture house should I go to?' "