Sunday, July 17, 2011

My Fashionable Friends: Camber

For the second installment of "My Fashionable Friends" I'm focusing on Camber, my best friend, coworker, and partner in crime fashion.  Here she is in 3 sets of outfits that summarize her style and a little Q&A about her tastes and fashion choices:

A: How would you describe your style?
C: Classic with eclectic accent pieces, also vintage inspired.

Lucky Brand shorts - FC ($12)
Banana Republic tank - on sale
Armani Exchange jacket - FC (clearance, $2)
Nine West wedges - FC ($10)
Necklace - handmade using vintage key

A: What are some of your favorite brands/designers/places to shop?
C: Because I work at the best consignment shop in town, I find it very difficult to shop anywhere else. Plus I am so spoiled by our prices! Other favorite shops would include A Second Time Around Consignment/Vintage, the Bargain Box, Gap, Banana Republic, and J Crew. Some favorite brands include, but are not limited to Lucky, Seven for All Mankind, Citizens of Humanity, Free People, and Ann Taylor.

A: If you had to narrow it down, which 3 items could you not live without? or Which 3 items are the key pieces/must-haves of your wardrobe?
C: My dark wash straight leg Citizens jeans, my mom’s peasant blouse from high school, and an empire waist maxi dress for days when I don’t want to shave my legs or suck in my stomach.

Tracy Feath skirt - FC ($7.50)
Vintage blouse - from her Mom
Steve Madden wedges - FC ($12)
Vintage Dooney & Bourke purse - FC ($30) 

A: What will you be living in this summer season?
C: Rolled cuff shorts, light wash deconstructed jeans, barely there sundresses, no bra required tops, and my bathing suit, of course!

A: What is the one accessory or piece of clothing you can never buy enough of?
C: Dresses!!! I wear dresses almost exclusively in the summer and to work. It’s like wearing sweatpants, only you look way cuter!

A: Who would you say is/are your style inspiration/s?
C: No one person is my inspiration, but I do admire the stylish musings of Jennifer Aniston (or at least that of her stylist). I am also inspired by decades and archetypes. For instance, right now I am really feeling the 70’s with flowing maxi dresses and high-waisted shorts and skirts.

Vintage dress - gifted from a friend
Gap sandals - on sale
Necklace - FC ($6)

A: Which trend will you try this summer/which trend will you definitely not try?
C: Completely shredded jeans, or jeans that have worn through just below the bum. Please ladies.

A: What could you use more of in your wardrobe?
C: Skirts. But the way I see it, if I’m going to wear a skirt, I might as well wear a dress. It’s easier and doesn’t ride up the way some skirts do.

A: What's one fun, random fact about you?
C: I am named after a car part.

So there are the 3 different looks that epitomize Camber's (summer) style!  If you liked her outfits as much as I do here are the key pieces you'll need to re-create them (all $49.99 or less):

Camber and I had a lot of fun taking these pictures in her backyard.  In the last you can see her eating a fresh tomato right out of their vegetable garden - how cool!  Did you like Camber's outfits?  Which was your favorite??  Let me know in the comments section!

I hope you enjoyed this segment of "My Fashionable Friends" as it showcases a unique and different style than what you might see here from me while still showing how to look fabulous on a budget!!!



Like the second style !
Look my blog and follow me if you want ! xx

Theonlyfashionprincess said...

I like your "my fashionable friends" posts! x

Anonymous said...

Camber is looking so cute and tan. I love her in her mom's peasant blouse. Makes me wish I had kept one of mine.

Anonymous said...

I loved it all, of course, I'm her mom!!! But, seriously, I love the format, the photography and the captions. I have to say my favorite outfit is the Tracey Feath skirt, vintage blouse (mine!) and the Steve Madden wedge sandles. Also, love the vintage maxi dress!


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...