September 08: We caught you looking sweet!

September 08: We caught you looking sweet!


Kristen Pingry

Occupation: Program assistant, Thomas Jefferson Planning Commission

Where we spotted her: Downtown

Style sense: Kristen’s wearing a Liz Claiborne dress, a J. Crew shirt, Maui Jim glasses, and earrings that were a gift from her stepmother. She says these shoes are one of her two most expensive pairs at around $200, though she can’t remember where she got them.


Madeline Ross

Occupation: Student

Where we spotted her: Downtown

Style sense: Madeline’s wearing a Lucky shirt from a consignment shop, a belt that belongs to her mom, an Isaac Mizrahi skirt from Target, and Clarks shoes. Her bag is Old Navy, her bracelet is from 10,000 Villages and her earrings, a gift from a friend, come from China. Her style inspiration? Alfred Hitchcock’s heroines.


Alana Woerpel

Occupation: Interior designer

Where we spotted her: Shenandoah Joe

Style sense: Alana’s brown bag and green open-toe shoes are both from Scarpa; her green checkered blouse is from Banana Republic and her jeans are Edun, Bono’s line. As a business owner, Alana says she tries to dress tastefully and still have fun with her clothes.



Lori Nathanson

Occupation: Ph.D. student at Curry

Where we spotted her: Shenandoah Joe

Style sense: Though Lori says she has conservative, classic taste, she loves the romantic, feminine details of the Anthropologie line; this dress is an Anthropologie lookalike from Hecht’s. Her sandals are Steve Madden, her bag is Coach and her letter necklace is Tiffany. She found both her Ideastyle laptop bag and her Philippe Starck watch on eBay.


Bonnie James

Occupation: Legal secretary

Where we spotted her: Downtown

Style sense: Bonnie’s black sandals are Naturalizers and her dress is from the Leesburg outlets, which she visited on a mother-daughter trip. She says her daughter helps her stay very young, with a love for beautiful clothes and pretty things.


Lora Keady

Occupation: Owner/event coordinator of Para Coffee

Where we spotted her: At Para

Style sense: Since Lora moved to Virginia from Houston, she’s been trying to dress in an updated but traditional way. She’s wearing an Anthropologie dress, a Nordstrom Bp. top, and Stuart Wietzman shoes. Her watch is Christian Dior, her bracelet is by David Yurman, and her earrings and necklace are from bargain-priced, Houston-based


Jenny Miller

Occupation: Fourth-year at UVA

Where we spotted her: On grounds

Style sense: Jenny’s wearing a Kenzie dress, a Target shirt, Delman shoes and a ring that came from her great-grandmother. Her tote is Longchamp and her bracelets and earrings are from Firestone and Parson in Boston, where she’s from. She says she likes classic, simple styles, solid colors and comfort.