Name/Alias: Shantel, (Single Black Female Addicted to Retail)
Location: Ohio & Atlanta
Profession: Enrollment Marketing Specialist & Staff Writer for Clutch Magazine
What’s in high rotation in your iPod right now? I’m old schoolin’ it, I have also been playing that old Van Hunt along with Teedra Moses, Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, Outkast, Billie Holiday, Journey, Maroon 5, and Jay-Z.
What’s your most expensive clothing purchase? Gucci Bag $1.450 – Thanks Chris : ) My Jeans usually range from $129-$187
Favorite Jeans? My classic Sevens, also Bebe jeans fit really cute.
What stores do you frequent? Bebe, BCBG, Nordstroms, Target, Urban Outfitters, and H&M.
What’s your favorite boutique to browse in Atlanta? Blue Genes
Favorite shopping area in (insert city)? Columbus, OH – Easton, Atlanta GA. – Perimeter Mall
What bad fashion fad did you buy into? The Cowboy hat
What fashion trends have you been seeing lately? Leggings and Flats
Favorite shoes? Christian Louboutin
Colors to Wear? Black and bright yellow
Wardrobe Staple? Denim Abercrombie and Fitch jean jacket w/scarf and big Chanel sunglasses.
Fashion pet-peeve? Wearing clothes just because they are designer.
Who is your favorite designer? Marc Jacobs (he designs classic pieces) and Tory Burch.
I can’t wait for fall so I can wear . . .my tight fitting jackets with a scarf.
What fashion lesson did you learn from your Mom? None, but I did take her vintage leather coat though.
Fashion Icon? Me, I get my inspiration from how I’m feeling that day along with fashion magazines. I like to think of my style as e-clastic – eclectic mixed with classic.
1. Knit Dress, $19.80, Forever 21 2. Vintage Octagonal Enamel Earrings, $1.99, Girlprops 3. Oversized Chanel Sunglasses, $N/A, 4. Louise Woven Leather- Black, $395, Lauren Merkin 5. Natalie, $79.50, Abercrombie and Fitch 6. 7 For All Mankind, $171, eLuxury 7. Reva Ballerina Flat , $195, Tory Burch 8. Decolette Patent Tiger Pumps, $570, Net-A-Porter