Style Scout: Monica Restrepo


Ali Edwards

Monica Restrepo, Colombia. Clothing details: Boots, gift, two years ago; both pairs of socks, Target, a couple weeks ago; dress, H&M; in Chicago, a year ago; sweater, don’t remember; shirt, Arizona Trading Company, a few weeks ago, $8.

Age: 20

Relationship status: I have a boyfriend.

Hometown: Colombia, South America

Time in Lawrence: One year in March

Occupation: Art therapy student, and I work at Arizona Trading Company.

Dream job: Art therapist

What were you doing when scouted? Waiting for my boyfriend to get coffee

Describe your style: I don’t have a specific style — whatever I’m feeling like that day.

Fashion trends you love: Dark plum and burgundy lipsticks, bangs — the shorter the better

Fashion trends you hate: Pastel polo shirts, just because it’s not Easter all year around

Fashion influences: Audrey Hepburn

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I wanted a sweet shop in Lawrence, and now we have one!

Less of? I haven’t lived here long enough to have an opinion.

Tattoos or piercings? Nose pierced, four tattoos

Who do people say you look like? A Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens from “High School Musical”

Tell us a secret … I speak fluent Spanish.


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