Style Scout: Rhonda Swade


Ali Edwards

Clothing details: Dress, Marshalls, Velvet, this season, $16.99; tights, really old! I couldn’t tell you where I got them or for how much; boots, a shop by the sea in Carmel, Calif., 2 weeks ago, full price.

Age: 62

Relationship status: Married

Hometown: Carmel Valley, Calif.

Time in Lawrence: Since yesterday afternoon

Occupation: Housewife

Dream job: I gave that up a long time ago!

What were you doing when scouted? Walking to meet my husband

Describe your style: I’m a thrift shop person, but I’m also not afraid to buy things new.

Fashion trends you love: Vintage blouses. I love the attention to detail and laces.

Fashion trends you hate: To each his own!

Fashion influences: I’m influenced primarily by comfort and eccentricity. My daughter is a freelance stylist in New York, so I’m able to run things by her, too.

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I think Lawrence is doing OK. It’s adorable.

Less of? I think there are way too many bars.

Tattoos or piercings? Just pierced ears.

Who do people say you look like? A long time ago, I got Cher.

Tell us a secret … I sew, so I’ve always really wished that I could craft and sew well enough that people would buy my projects.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.