Name/Alias: Johanna A., 27
Location: Annapolis, Maryland and Metrowest Boston
Profession: Mom, wife, and educational consultant for a large publishing house
What’s in high rotation in your iPod right now? Sade, M.I.A., Craig David, Beyonce, John Mayer
What’s your most expensive clothing purchase? $400 pair of Moschino Pants
Favorite Jeans? Actually, it has to be Gap Long and Lean (have it in every wash). I am not into the designer brands.
What stores do you frequent? Gap (Kids and Regular) and Nordstrom. Both are one stop shops for me and my family.
What’s your favorite boutique to browse in Annapolis? South Moon Under—it is a small boutique chain that carries Marc Jacobs, C and C, and J Brand . . . I just love the causal, chic, and classic clothing and accessories they bring in. My favorite shopping area in Boston is the Marc Jacobs store.
What bad fashion fad did you buy into? I use to have a lot of patent leather everything and now it is back so I guess it wasn’t as bad of a choice as I thought!
What fashion trends have you been seeing lately? Coach Logo bags, Crocs, L.L. Bean sweaters, and fashions from previous years . . . no trends here.
Favorite shoes? Anything by Dolce Vita
1.York – 1, $122, 2.London – 7, $57, 3.Wonder – 26, $115, Dolce Vita
Colors to Wear? Black, and navy blue, and in the summer white, cobalt blue and green.
Wardrobe Staple? Any sweater from my cashmere sweater collection .
Fashion pet-peeve? Clothes that are too small!!
Who is your favorite designer? Marc Jacobs
I can’t wait for fall so I can wear . . . High-heeled boots
What fashion lesson did you learn from your Mom? Always invest and buy classics.
Fashion Icon? Tracee Ellis Ross—classic yet funky.