NAME: Tracey Auster, Baton Rouge | AGE: 25 | OCCUPATION: Clinical psychology Ph.D. student at LSU

Tell us about what you’re wearing.

“A white shirt I made into a dress using leggings. And wedges.”

What most influences your style?

“I always like this look. It’s easy and you can always pair anything with leggings and get away with it.”

What’s the best fashion advice you’ve gotten?

“Wear things that look good on you first and think about fashion afterwards.”

What item do you find yourself buying over and over?


What’s your favorite trend now?

“I like that so many dresses are being worn during the day so I don’t feel dressier than everyone else.”

What trend do you wish was already over?


Finish this sentence. I splurge on …

“Anything that looks good and is easy to wear in this heat.”

I skimp on …

“I look for deals on shoes because I wear them out so fast.”

Are you a shoes or handbag kind of woman?

“Neither. I’m a dress woman.”

How many do you have?

“I have very few pants. Let’s put it that way. Dresses are just about my whole wardrobe.”

Name a celebrity whose closet you would like to raid.

“Scarlett Johansson.”

Your house is on fire and you can grab only one thing out of your closet. What would it be?

“Probably my go-to black dress that I wear out.”

Make us laugh. What was your biggest fashion mistake?

“I’m short and I can’t seem to resolve myself to that, so I wear platforms with workout clothes. I’m always in heels.”