Style Scout: Kim Nixon

Name: Kim Nixon

Age: 45


Clothing details: Steve Madden shoes, $25, Arizona Trading Company; jeans, $40; tie, gift; jacket, $40, Wild Man Vintage; shirt, $5, Goodwill.

Hometown: Lawrence

Relationship status: In one with my high school crush! 30 years later!

Occupation: Manager at Impromptu Cafe

Dream job: I would love to own an antique bookstore.

What were you doing when scouted? I’m on my way to Au Marche to see if they have any Christopher Elbow Chocolates for my girlfriend.

Describe your style: It’s eclectic with an affection for vintage and comfort.

Fashion trends you love: I like loud colors, mixing up patterns together and I’m into the classic tailored look with bright colors.

Fashion trends you hate: I’m not a fan of yoga pants being worn everywhere. I think that’s for yoga and just for home.

Fashion influences: Magazines [like] GQ. My girlfriend is really into vintage clothing. She actually gave me this tie and picked up this shirt for me.

What would you like to see more or less of in Lawrence? More locally owned businesses, more individual styles, more love and equal rights for everyone. Less judgment on others.

Tattoos or piercings: None.

Whom do people say you look like? One of The Coreys from the ’80s before my hair was blue. I can’t remember which one.

What type of music do you like? Bluegrass, soul, funk and I’m into old-school Louisiana swamp funk.

Tell us a secret: I still buy toys for my inner child periodically.


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