NAME: Brandell Reed, Baton Rouge | AGE: 22 | OCCUPATION: LSU student majoring in elementary education and sales associate at Frock Candy

Tell us about what you’re wearing.

“It’s very bohemish. A maxi dress, which is very simple because it’s hot outside. And wedges — they’re very in right now. And I added a pop of color with my pink bag. And my feather earrings.”

Who most influences your style?

“I like classic looks, like Coco Chanel. For day-to-day looks, I like to go to to see celebrities and what they wear. I like Diane von Furstenberg dresses, and Michael Kors — I love his purses and watches.”

What item do you find yourself buying over and over?

“Cardigans. I like them because you can layer them, and you can wear them in the spring, summer, winter and fall.”

What’s your favorite trend now?

“Cutout dresses. It adds a sexiness to plain dresses. I just love them.”

What trend do you wish was over?

“Color blocking. Some people are doing it, but I think it’s one of those things that should have just stayed on the runway.”

Finish this sentence. I splurge on …


I skimp on …


Are you a shoes or handbag kind of woman?

“Definitely purses.”

How many do you have?

“I’ve lost count. Probably about 20.”

Name a celebrity whose closet you would like to raid.

“Lauren Conrad.”

What’s your can’t-live-without beauty product?

“I stay away from a lot of makeup because my skin is so sensitive. But I do use Carol’s Daughter beauty and hair care. They’re amazing and just all natural.”

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

“Probably my Coach purse.”

Make us laugh. What was your biggest fashion mistake?

“My mom used to dress me in my brother’s hand-me-downs, like pants. Or she would dress me all in one color, like green pants and a green shirt. Or red on red. It was embarrassing.”