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WEARDROBE: CLOSET OF THE WEEK – Minimal, but Chic

Check out more of Laurel’s pics on her Weardrobe.com profile and her blog.

Q:  Where do you live?

A: Currently, I’m living in Sparks, Nevada, it’s a small communit adjacent to Reno. I am originally from a small town north of here called Lovelock, where I was born and raised, then came to Reno/Sparks for college.

Q.  What is your occupation?

A: I am a full-time student here at the University of Nevada, Reno and work as a part-time public relations intern for the City of Sparks. I’m graduating from UNR in December with a bachelors in journalism, minor in English literature.

Q:  How old are you?

I’m a whole lotta’ 22.

Q:  Describe your style.

I’m have pretty simple tastes when it comes to dressing myself in the morning. Whether I’m dressing for school or work, I love to find ways that I can express my love for fashion and building on your personal style. I would like to aspire to the same tastes as Emmanuelle Alt and Geraldine Saglio – I love minimal, chic, clean lines with a bit of fuss.


Q.  Who are some of your favorite designers?

I constantly follow whatever Marc Jacobs is on to, even if it’s something I don’t particularily like. I absolutely adore work of
Christophe Decarnin, Stefano Pilati, Margiela, Nicolas Ghesquière and Miss. Muccia Prada. There are many designers I pay attention to, but these are the people who constantly strike me with new and different ways to work on and create my wardrobe.

Q:  What is one item in your closet that you couldn’t live without?

Cannot, cannot, cannot go without my staple Zara denim. They have done me so much justice – thank you dear Zara for designing jeans that are the perfect length for my 5’11” self.

Q:  What is the most embarassing item in your closet?

Oh my, I try and to have a “Embarassing Item Clean-out” every few months, but sometimes I stumble across a few blunders. I would have to say, right now probably the tragic uniform tops that I wore while I was working at the Chanel cosmetic counter – they are basically made of a neoprene-like material and fit like a square burlap sack. I’ve been meaning to give those back for over a year now, whoops.

Q:  If you could raid anyone’s closet, who would it be?

I have to say probably Kate Lamphear, she is basically idol worthy for me right now. Also any of the Paris Vogue crew partially mentioned in a previous answer – I’ll take a cruise through any of their closets, any day.