Each month, Coast Monthly peeks into the closets of some of the most fashionable people on the Upper Texas Coast.
Occupation: Public relations and marketing manager for Oral Surgery Associates in Webster
Town: League City
Style Icons: Jacqueline Kennedy and Kate Middleton. “I admire their understated elegance.”
Favorite designer or fashion house: Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren. “Their designs are long and lean, plus they use fabrics that drape.”
Favorite place to shop: The Style Boutique at the San Luis Resort and Treasure Trove, both on Galveston Island.
Best place to snap up a fashion bargain: Nordstrom Rack.
Favorite online fashion store: Talbots.com. “I like their end-of-the-season sales.”
Favorite place to shop in the world: Los Angeles and Newport Beach, Calif.; Washington D.C. and the Cayman Islands.
Biggest personal fashion crime: Hanger straps on clothing.
Dream fashion purchase: Quilted Chanel handbag.
Favorite go-to trends this season: Shift dresses, flare jeans, wedges and hosiery. “I love hosiery. They make your legs look beautiful, especially with heels.”
Celebrity wardrobes you’d love to raid: Chef Giada De Laurentiis and Yolanda Foster of “Housewives of Beverly Hills.”
Pendant: “This is a sterling silver cross pendant of Mexican turquoise and pearls that I got in Oaxaca.”
Red suede pumps by Coach: “I’ve worn these to a lot of Republican events.”
Purse: “I really like my pink Kate Spade tote and matching wallet. I have a variety of clutches and wallets including this orange one by Cole Haan. I’ll use these a lot this summer.”
Scarves: “I wear a lot of scarves as wraps because they are perfect for cruises. I bought this orange one trimmed with pom-poms off the clearance rack at Target.”
Necklace: “My husband bought these pearls and pearl earrings for me when we were in the Caribbean. He later got me the sapphire earring jackets, something I’d always wanted.”
Snakeskin pumps: “I purchased these Pour La Victoire Cheyenne snakeskin ankle strap pumps at Neiman Marcus in Dallas while shopping with a friend. I tried them on and I was hooked. I didn’t take them off until I got home.”
Boots: “I modeled this pair of Rockwell Tharp boots in a fashion show. I like to wear them with my Liz Claiborne skinny jeans.”