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Closet Case :: Jen Paige

Hair stylists are always popping up as part of this column. In fact, they probably account for about a quarter of all of the fashionable folks I’ve featured. It’s probably because they tend to be risk takers and trend setters … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Ali Clifford

I don’t know about you, but when I pick a hairstylist one of the first things I look at is their hair. I mean, if I’m going to trust this person with my curly mop, they better have a super … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Julia Tanghetti

I’d bet money that local fashionista Julia Tanghetti has never uttered the phrase, “I hate everything in my closet” and if she has, she’s certifiably insane. You see, after graduating from Columbia University (where she studied art history), Julia worked … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Elizabeth Gonsalves

Meet the adorable Elizabeth Gonsalves. A happy, enthusiastic and passionate beauty with a girl-next-door charm and an underlying edge. I first met the 24-year-old beauty while I was shooting her cousin, style maven Mary Gonsalves Kinney, as she prepped for her annual Fashion Night … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Vanessa Labi

Some girls have it all—beauty, grace, wit, charm, smarts. Vanessa Labi is one such girl. The 26-year-old beauty has dark, expressive eyes, voluminous tresses worthy of a shampoo commercial and a heart of pure gold. She’s also a natural in front of … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Haley Titus

My never-ending quest to find and feature Sacramento’s most fashionable ladies recently led me to the darling Haley Titus, a graphic designer at FUEL Creative Group and a fashion blogger over at Colour Me Classic. Standing at a mere 5’4″, the … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Jaclyn Andrade

Jaclyn Andrade caught my eye from the first moment I saw her. She was assisting local style maven Mary Gonsalves Kinney with Fashion Night Out prep work, and her infectious smile, curly ‘do and punk-rock sensibilities stood out among the … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Morgan Shotwell

Morgan Shotwell is one tough lady. I’ve only met her twice, but it’s obvious that she can hold her own despite her petite frame. Standing at a mere 5’3″ (or 5’4″, depending on the day you ask her), this pretty … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Laura O’Brien

Laura O’Brien is a total babe. No doubt about it. On top of being a natural beauty, she also happens to be smart, stylish and down-to-earth. Basically, an all around doll. She’s the kind of girl every guy wishes he … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Adam Taylor

I met Adam Taylor at the very first GOOD: street food + design market event earlier this summer, where his bright red pants and killer style caught my eye. When I accosted approached him he was super friendly and totally open to … Continue reading

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Fashion’s Night Out at Pavilions & an Interview with Stylist Mary Gonsalves Kinney

I’ve been a fan of Mary Gonsalves Kinney ever since I first featured her as part of my “Closet Case” series. She’s got mad style, and seriously lives and breathes fashion. As a professional stylist and the editor and co-founder of Sister | Brother Style, … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Meghan McFadyen

I first met the lovely Meghan McFadyen when I accosted her at last month’s GOOD: street food + design market event. Standing at 5’10”, the stunning and stylish redhead was easy to spot from across the crowded warehouse where the … Continue reading