Occupation: Retail Management & Blogger of If You Seek Style
City: Chicago, IL
My style is… casual cool. I love to mix elements like vintage with modern and classic with edgy.
I cannot live without… ankle boots.
My last purchase was… a fourth pair of black high rise skinnies - I wear mine too often.
Next on my wish list is… transitional spring jackets
My fave fashion….
Blog (besides your own of course)? I want Knight Cat to come back so bad I can taste it.
Icon? Emmanuelle Alt
Store? A thrift store.
A fashion rule you never break is… not dressing for myself. I always wear what I want to wear so I’m comfortable, and most importantly, feel good about myself.
What most inspires your Trendabl posts? I’ll always be posting the latest outfits from my blog!
If you could shop anyones closet, whose would it be? Sheila Marquez. Can I have her apartment and hair too?
What trend(s) are you most excited to incorporate into your spring/summer wardrobe? I’m most excited to rock classics like denim, but take it a step further with pieces like little overalls. I also want high waist bikini bottoms and have found so many vintage dresses this winter just begging to be brought out.
When do you pick out what to wear for the next day? Usually that morning. I dress for the weather, the occasion, and then my mood.
How did you first get interested in fashion? I’ve always been into clothes and dressing myself; I can remember going to yard sales as a kid and I made sure it was me choosing my ‘first week of school’ outfits, which were always my favorite. It sort of evolved from there into reading fashion magazines, working in retail, and then finding style blogs.
What do you love about living in Chicago? You have everything you need but it still feels like a small town. The thing I love most is the friends I’ve made, and also my neighborhood (Wicker Park), the thrift stores, and the music scene/festivals. Chicago summers are literally the best.
How would you describe the fashion scene in Chicago compared to other major cities/fashion capitals? Of course the fashion scene is not as prevalent as in places like NYC, but what I truly adore here is that people really care about expressing themselves through their clothing choices. It brings out the individual, and nothing is cooler.
Who would you most like to see on Trendabl? Alexa Chung
What fashion motto do you live by? “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn” - a quote by Gore Vidal that has always adorned my blog profile.
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