By Fatima Payne
Name: Kathryn Louis Age: 19
Hood: Northwest side of Houston Texas
School: Dillard University
Major: Psychology with a minor in Journalism
Personal Style: Laid back but when I step out I STEP OUT.
Deciding What to Wear: Whatever my head is when I wake up in the morning that’s most likely how I will dress.
Favorite Accessories: Jewlery
Winter Must- Haves: Scarfs and Cute Sweaters
Favorite designers: Don’t really have one whatever I find is cool!!
Favorite Stores: Forever 21, BeBe. Nine West
If we were to take a trip in your closet what type of things would we find? Any and everything.
Personal Quote: Just do you!
Name: Laura Lawrence Age: 19
Hood: Houston, Texas
School: Dillard University
Personal Style: All around
Deciding What to Wear: How I feel when Iwake up.
Favorite Accessories: I love them all.
Winter Must- Haves: Hats…i love hats.
Who Inspires your Style? People in the everyday life…watching TV and just seeing new styles everyday.
Favorite designers: N/A…I like them all.
Favorite Stores: White House Black Market, Limited, Nine West
If we were to take a trip in your closet what type of things would we find? All types of things…my style depends on how i feel when i wake up.
Personal Quote: “I just like to be me.”
By Malon Lawson
Name: Appollonia Spivey Age: 18
Hood: Crown Heights, Brooklyn
School: Medgar Evers College
Personal Style: I don’t like to match straight to the T. I like real girly things like shoes, belts, jewelry and handbags. I like to mix things up.
Deciding What to Wear: It depends on where I’m going. If I’m going to school it’s casual, to church it’s dressy and I have the party outfits.
Favorite Accessories: My Michele watch, Louis Vuitton Bag, Juicy Couture sweat suits, and mink coat.
Winter Must-Haves: Leather gloves, cashmere hat and scarf set, fur coats, cowboy boots.
Who inspires your style? I love the way Angela and Vanessa Simmons dress. Also, Ashante, Kanye West, Linsday Lohan, Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie.
Favorite designers? Juicy Couture, Gucci, Dior, Luis Vuitton, Seven for All Mankind, Citizens of Humanity, True Religion, Antik Denim.
Favorite Stores. Bloomingdales, Saks, Barneys, Michael K, H&M
If we were to take a trip in your closet, what type of things would we find? Citizens, 7 Jeans, True Religions, Joes, Rock and Republic, Habituals, Juicy. I love Graphic Tees like Armani exchange. I also have a fetish for denim. I love denim so much that I have 54 pairs. I recently
donated 15 pairs of denim jeans to Katrina
Quote: “Anything you want you have to work very hard for. Also, a woman should look her best at all times because first impressions last forever.”
Interview and Styling by Kaydee Williams
Name: Gabriel Cruzado Age: 14
Hood: Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY
School: LaGuardia H.S
Major: Fine Arts and Design
Personal Style. My personal style is very
unique. I like to be noticed as the girl who
has her own way of dressing. I really like
starting new trends.
Deciding What to Wear. I just go with how
I feel for the day. If I feel like its hot outside, I like to wear light colors like pink, light blue,
or yellow. If it’s a day that I don’t feel good, I wear sweat suits, but stylish sweat suits.
My Accessories. Bangles, my name earrings, and belts with nice, big buckles. I also like hats;my Kangol hats.
Summer must-haves. I like low-top sneakers, and the sequence shoes.
Who inspires your style? My mom! My mom, because she’s very stylish and she knows
how to put things together. I also like the way Ciara dresses because I like the
sweaters and shirts that she wears, as well as the low-rider jeans.
Favorite designers? My ultimate favorite is
Guess because I like the way they make
their jeans and I like the way the jeans look
on me. I also like how the shirts hang off
Favorite Stores. Old Navy and the Gap;
Ladies Dr. Jays in down town Brooklyn,
Century 21. Transit Active, Sloppy Joe and
Dirty Jane, and Yellow Rat Bastard.
If we were to take a trip in your closet,
what type of things would we find? You’ll
find a lot of pink clothes, shoes, as well as
shirts. Many hand pocketbooks, a lot of
bright colored shirts. Lots of hip-hugger
jeans, lots of sneakers, mostly Jordans and
In her words:
“To me, image is very important. The way you dress says a lot about yourself. Your image is everything!”