NAME: Kaitlyn Jenkins, Baton Rouge | AGE: 22 | OCCUPATION: Manager of Altar’d State, a new women’s apparel store at the Mall of Louisiana

Tell us about what you’re wearing.

“My jeggings and fringed vest are from my store. And Jessica Simpson shoes. A striped top. My earrings are from my store and my necklace has sort of a tribal influence.”

What most influences your style?

“I like a very chic but relaxed look. Not too formal. I like to go shopping and just see what I like.”

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

“Don’t hold back. Whatever your style is, go for it. Don’t care what others think. Just wear it well and be confident.”

What item do you find yourself buying over and over?


So you’re a shoe kind of woman?

“Definitely. Mostly heels.”

How many pairs do you have?

“About 70.”

What’s your favorite trend right now?

“The tribal look.”

What trend do you wish was over?


Finish this sentence. I splurge on …


I skimp on …

“Probably jeans.”

Name a celebrity whose closet you would like to raid.

“Whitney Port.”

What’s your must-have beauty product?


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

“Probably the shoes I’m wearing right now.”

Make us laugh. What was your biggest fashion mistake?

“There’s been a lot. I remember I had some washed out, flared bellbottoms. With no pockets. They were awful.”