Style Scout: Solace Naeymi

Thursday, November 29, 2012


Ali Edwards

Solace Naeymi, Overland Park. Clothing details: Cardigan, Dillard’s, three years ago, $20; belt, gift from my mom, 2 weeks ago; jeans, Urban Outfitters, two weeks ago, $60; boots, Steve Madden, two months ago, $100.

Age: 20

Relationship status: I have a boyfriend.

Hometown: Overland Park

Time in Lawrence: Two years

Occupation: I work at Wonderfair and Henry’s coffee shop, and I am a student.

Dream job: Printmaking professor

What were you doing when scouted? Working at Wonderfair

Describe your style: All over the place. I like vintage clothing and menswear. I wear black pants and combat boots almost every day.

Fashion trends you love: High-waisted pants, combat boots, red lipstick, cat-eye makeup, menswear like denim and chambray shirts.

Fashion trends you hate: Pants with diamonds on them. And super tight mini dresses. And UGG boots.

Fashion influences: Brigitte Bardot for makeup and hair, Patti Smith, my older sisters.

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? People in Lawrence dress pretty well, but I’d like to see more people dressing up on campus.

Less of? Short dresses and heels in winter.

Tattoos or piercings? Two tattoos: an anchor on my finger and “quatre soeurs” (four sisters) on my side. And my ears are pierced.

Who do people say you look like? I got Taylor Swift once, and I have also gotten Evan Rachel Wood.

Tell us a secret … My sister got me drunk in sixth grade.