This week's Profile is Megan Teasdale of Philadelphia. Philly Fashion guru Catriona Whitehead tells us why Megan is this week's That Girl.
What I like about this look?
This look has an airy, nymph-like quality to it. She looks soft and feminine, but without compromising functionality. Each piece in her ensemble serves a practical purpose—she can roam around the city in her flats, her leggings give her full range of motion, the blue button-down protects against the breeze and sun, and her purse is compact with a shoulder strap (making it super-easy to tote around). The sheer silk cream-colored button-down flows over her torso, producing a lighthearted attitude and setting the tone for the rest of her ensemble. The faded baby blue of the button-down overtop echoes the soft hue of the silk button-down and is also extremely velvety to the touch. Her black leggings are a simple basic that goes with practically everything and can often appear more polished than a dark-wash jean; not to mention, the tight fit and mid-calf length appears more feminine. Her snakeskin flats tie it all together with their cream, grey, blue, and black mixture. Lastly, the compact brown purse and her long flowing blond locks seal the deal. She looks so carefree.
Where could this outfit be worn?
This outfit is excellent for casual outings: class, shopping, going out for lunch, the movies, coffee, museums, etc.
Where can you buy this particular look?
A sheer silky top is best found at Elizabeth and James on Net-A-Porter.com, JCrew, Ssense.com, Urban Outfitters, Victoria’s Secret, and any major department store. A faded blue chambray button-down can be found at Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, JCrew, Piperlime.com, ShopStyle.com, Urban Outfitters, and any major department store. Snakeskin flats can be found at DSW, Nordstrom, Polyvore.com, ShopBop.com, and ShopStyle.com.
My one styling recommendation would be to deck her wrists out in multiple cuffs and bracelets—this will give some attitude to the look, if you’d rather not go so light and airy.