Fashion trends you love: Anything that is boho chic, like they stepped out of an Anthropologie catalog.
What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Late-20s, early-30s young professionals and jobs to support them
What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Nothing. It’s nice.
Describe your style: Bust magazine meets "The Virgin Suicides" meets Harajuku
"This is your job?” is the question I’m most frequently asked when I interview someone for Style Scout, a Q&A column in the Journal-World that features Lawrence’s most fashionably (or interestingly) dressed. Style Scout is a simple and fun piece, but for me, for a mere five minutes, I get to be entrenched in a person’s everyday life.
Describe your style: Old-fashioned with a modern twist.
Fashion trends you hate: Not dressing for the weather.
I can usually count on one of two comments being made when I ask the question, “What are some trends you hate?” A majority of the time, people answer this question of distaste with either “sweatpants” or “UGGs.”
What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? A more dominant art scene, more art studios.
What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I wish Mass. Street was a pedestrian street.
Fashion trends you love: Colored pants, foxes, animals
Fashion trends you love: I’m pro-wolf shirts. Also, skinny jeans, Aztec print and tights as tights.
What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Lawrence is my oasis. It’s the perfect mix of everything.
Fashion trends you love: Everything! I like bow ties on girls and guys a lot.
Shoppers should take advantage of post-Christmas deals.
Fashion trends you love: Hats that look like animal heads, cowboy boots, 1950s male coiffure, bangs on women
Fashion trends you hate: Showing too much skin. The shoulder is OK, but belly and back is not.
At the risk of sounding overly “Bah! Humbug,” I have to say I don’t like Christmas shopping.
Dream job: I think I have it. I work with artists and bring more tasteful things to peoples’ lives.
Fashion influences: Grandfathers, Cary Grant, Gregory Peck
However exciting the holiday season is, holiday parties tend to create a bit of anxiety for partygoers. Undoubtedly, a root of this anxiety — at least for women — is not knowing what to wear.
Describe your style: Hippie traditional
Who do people say you look like? When I was in Korea, the locals said I looked like Natalie Portman.
Fashion trends you love: High-waisted pants, combat boots, red lipstick, cat-eye makeup, menswear like denim and chambray shirts.
Fashion trends you hate: Aztec print and people hanging out in spandex bike wear.
There is an easy formula to follow when searching for age-appropriate winter clothes.
What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I wanted a sweet shop in Lawrence, and now we have one!
Tell us a secret … Pets love me.
Ask those who do it a lot, and they’ll tell you: Thrifting is an art. For Jacque Amadi, it’s also her livelihood.
Tell us a secret … I used to have a Harley.
Describe your style: Pee-wee Herman with a touch of Rudy Giuliani
I’ll be honest with you: To some, fashion seems superficial. It seems inconsequential. It seems, well, kind of pointless. And for some, style might be inconsequential. There are those who choose to express themselves using other methods or art forms. Some use their words; some use their work; some use their homes or cars; most use their actions.
Describe your style: A mix between Kid Cudi and my imagination
Tell us a secret … I used to be obsessed with "I Love Lucy," and I wanted to be Lucille Ball.
What were you doing when scouted? Shopping at Brits for a little taste of home.
Describe your style: Rock ‘n’ roll lumberjack
Most of the girls in Style Rookies are interested in pursuing fashion (writing, designing, consulting, etc.) as a career, and it became readily apparent that I would be talking to girls who probably knew more about fashion than I did. Very quickly, I realized that though I had come to tell them about my style-writing job and, more broadly, about my personal experience with fashion and style, I would be learning far more from them.
Fashion influences: Popular graphic and interior design, which I then try to translate into clothes.
Tell us a secret … My first CD was Backstreet Boys.
Try making the transition from tank top to trench coat a bit less drastic by incorporating a blazer, one of this season’s top trends, into your fall outfit.
What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Old timey brothels and opium dens
Describe your style: I’m a thrift shop person, but I’m also not afraid to buy things new.
My feet prefer the company of boots over any other encasement in which I could place them. When I find a pair I like, I wear them until the sole is flapping off and super glue no longer adheres to the half-dozen layers of glue previously applied.
What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Tights as pants. That’s not a thing, girls.
What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I love bars like the Bottleneck and the Jackpot
For me, growing up and getting a job in a professional environment meant that I would have to change the way I dressed.
Tell us a secret … I have a cookie in my pocket.
Fashion influences: I like the black hipster vibe that’s happening right now. I am blipster.
Who do people say you look like? Samuel L. Jackson, or an Asian puppy
Dream job: Chef, scientist, fashion designer