Taylor is a Montessori preschool teacher with a passion for helping children reach their full potential. Her style is a combination of basics and vintage pieces, and she loves tribal prints.
“Since I’m a teacher, I have to dress semi-professionally,” she told Go Girl, “At the same time, my outfit needs to be functional enough for me to lead circle time and finger paint!”
Boots: Steve Madden
Dress & Tights: Target
Coat: Thrifted Vintage
Whitney hates to wear the same outfit twice, so she mixes up her ensemble each day to get a fresh look. She works at a local shoe store, and loves to shop at H&M. Whitney tried Go Girl Energy drink for the first time and loved it’s subtle effervescence!
“I love H&M because it’s affordable, and you can always find something cute!” she told Go Girl. “I love to add a hipster/vintage feel to my look.”
Boots: Cathy Jean Shoes
Dress & Shirt: H&M
Go Girl ran into Courtney while she was hanging out at a tattoo shop by the beach; her amazing pants and casual style caught our eye! Courtney just moved to California from Chicago and she is LOVING the change of scenery. She works for the clothing company, Brandy Melville, doing product research. She told us that Go Girl is a great way to get her moving in the morning!
“The water, the beach, the sun,” Courtney says of her new home. “The California life inspires me.”
Sunglasses: Crap Eyewear
Shirt: Brandy Melville
Shoes: Nike Air Max
Lauren is a barista and amateur photographer who is inspired by lifestyle magazine Kinfolk. She likes to photograph people, and use filters to make them look vintage. Her favorite spot to shop: Target!
“Target has everything I need,” she told GoGirl, “Their clothing lines feature new, up-and-coming designers.”
Boots: Steve Madden
Jeans: Urban Outfitters
Shirt: Old Navy
Coat: Thrifted Vintage Cashmire Himelhoch
“I try to be casual-chic and classy,” Camille, from Switzerland, told Go Girl. “My style is more European than anything else.
Sweater Dress: Mango
Scarf: Vero Moda
Shoes: Michael Kors
“My style is unique. It’s my own taste,” Humnah told Go Girl. “A passion of mine would be fashion, my friends, and school.”
Sweater: Forever 21
“My style is professional but young,” Chelsea, who works at the San Francisco mayor’s office, told Go Girl. “I try to be professional at work but I want to avoid looking old.”
Dress: Mono B
Kayla is a newly accepted student at Chapman University studying film, and she couldn’t feel more accomplished. Go Kayla!
When asked about her style, Kayla told Go Girl: “My love for fashion comes from past generations. I love timeless pieces that I know I can wear forever.”
Dress: Forever 21
Hat & Jewelry: No Rest for Bridget
“I try to go for anything that’s comfortable or practical,” Jasmine, an avid novel reader, told Go Girl. “I keep it simple. I’m passionate about helping others. I just graduated with a degree in communications.”
Pants: Wet Seal
“To be honest, I don’t think I had a sense of style until I watched Gossip Girl with Blair Waldorf,” Grace, who works at a disability rights law firm, told Go Girl. “That’s my big style icon. I like being professional but still girly.”
Tights: Forever 21
“I like really classic pieces so I can wear things season after season,” Soojee, a Cal senior, told Go Girl. “It’s kind of a modern, updated take on retro fashion, I would say.”
Sweater Dress: Urban Outfitters
Coat: Kenneth Cole
Purse: Michael Kors
Barrie is a Portland-based jewelry maker who also works in retail, and when asked about her fashion inspiration, Barrie told Go Girl that her overall style is what she would consider to be “trendy with an edge”. Barrie laughs that her friends say she is able to pull off looks that most people can’t… which is an incredible talent in itself!
A fun fact about Barrie? “I’m a people pleaser,” Barrie told Go Girl. “I like to bake for my friends. I try to match the baked goods to their personality.”
Jewelry: betsy & iya
Hat: Columbia Knit
Jane is a fashionable sales associate at a hat shop, and is studying at a local community college. She hand-ripped her black Levi’s jeans over the course of a few days to get the perfect distressed look. Jane loves her black leather Converse because they wear and distress naturally quite well.
“I’m from the East Coast, so I do the all-black thing,” she told GoGirl, “But I also like the All American, Ralph Lauren look.”
Jeans: Levi’s (hand distressed)
Sweater: Donna Karen/Nordstrom
Hat: Red Ricci Goorin Bros.
Celeste has an eclectic style to match her outgoing personality. She likes to mix name brands with handmade pieces; her fish spoon earrings were hand made by a local artist at the Portland Saturday market.
“I have a lot of weird stuff that I like to mash together,” she told Go Girl. “I have a very flamboyant personality!”
Dress & Shirt: Urban Outfitters
Jacket: Forever 21
Fish Spoon Earrings: Portland Saturday Market
Grace is a practicing acupuncturist and synth music artist who likes to blend feminine and cozy pieces. Her favorite color is green, and she likes to incorporate “earthy” clothes into her wardrobe. She’s also training to run in a marathon!
“I used to hate running,” she told Go Girl. “It was a break-up situation that got me into it. I needed a way to release my stress.”
Coat & Scarf: Aritzia
Tights: Urban Outfitters
Go Girl met up with Julie at her favorite local coffee shop, Sisters Coffee Co., in the Pearl District of Portland. Julie’s sleek look is both functional and subtly sexy. She loves to read by the fireplace while sipping a warm beverage.
“I’m a nurse,” she told Go Girl, “so I basically wear pajamas most of the time. On my own time, I want to be comfortable.”
Caitlin and Jenn are sisters with a similar passion: their pooches! Caitlin is a professional dog walker; and the two can be seen strolling through the streets together almost everyday. Jenn describes her style as indie/bohemian, and Caitlin’s main goal is to wear clothes that she is comfortable in while walking her dogs.
“Staying warm is a must,” Caitlin told GoGirl, “This morning I put on as many warm layers as I could.”
Caitlin (with “King”, left):
Sweater: Columbia Sportswear
Hat: Charter Club (Macy’s)
Jenn (with “Jenga”, right)
Boots: Steve Madden
Hat: Gypsy Chic
Beautiful Mina: the down to earth hair goddess with fabulous style! “I love trying new looks,” Mina told Go Girl. “I love to see what new and fun ideas I can come up with next!”
Top: Free People
Boots: Jeffrey Campbell
Cat is a fashionable Washington D.C. transplant, only 2 weeks away from graduating with a degree in fine art.
“I’m a drummer, guitarist, and singer for a local dream-pop band called Tender Age,” Cat told Go Girl. “My style inspiration is based off of musicians from the 60’s, 70’s, and early 90’s. I love music.”
Boots: Thrifted from Portland Modern
Tights & Dress: H&M
Coat: Sachi (Nordstrom)
Isabella, an aspiring graphic artist, doesn’t let what people say or think influence the way she expresses herself. That’s how her day-to-day self-expression stays unique and poignant. Her high-waisted leather skirt and leather-sleeved jacket speak to her edgy and bold essence.
“I really like the whole chic, dark look,” Isabella told Go Girl. “I tend to go mostly with blacks and dark blues, obviously. I also shop online like nobody’s business.”
Sweater & Jacket: Asos
Shoes: Fresh Lily’s
Mina is in medical school, so she mostly wears scrubs or business casual during the week. On her own time, she likes to wear cozy, warm earth-tones with the perfect balance of comfort and style. On the day Go Girl met Mina, it was only 19 degrees out (!!!), so keeping warm was definitely a top priority.
“I love boots, dresses, and cashmere,” she told Go Girl.
Bag: TJ Maxx
India is the kind of girl that takes pride in what she wears. On this day, she finishing a paper for school and gearing up to meet with the parents of the students she teaches Spanish to.
“Sometimes I’ll be grungy,” India told Go Girl, “sometimes I’ll dress like Jackie O. Your clothing is a good way to give first impressions. Today, I wanted to communicate that I’m put together and personable.”
Coat: Betsey Johnson
Turning heads as she walks down the street, Shonise is the fashion diva that everyone wants to be friends with. Not only super trendy and fashion-forward, she’s also warm and open to just about anyone. Don’t be surprised if one day you see her name in lights.
“My style is edge mixed with high fashion mixed with tomboy. I can also be very casual. Today, I’m boho-chic with a twist of edge. One day, I’d like to be a fashion stylist.”
Hat, Scarf, Dress, & Tights: H&M
Jacket: thrift store
Nancy loves shoes. It’s that simple for her. She often organizes her entire outfit around what shoes she wants to wear on that particular day. It’s no surprise that one day she wants to run her own shoe boutique.
“With shoes, I’m really picky,” Nancy told Go Girl. “I have to have the perfect outfit to go with my shoes to show off who I am. I’m going to a business internship interview right now to prepare for opening my own shoe line.”
Coat: Forever 21
Pants: Wet Seal