Natasha Kalergis

Members of Mount Zion First Baptist Church show up each week looking snazzy. Photo: Natasha Kalergis

Street Style: Sunday best

In addition to the worship, singing, and companionship, one of the most important rituals at Mount Zion First Baptist Church on Lankford Avenue is showing up in snappy attire. Showing up in Sunday’s best is an act of self-care that is an integral part in worship. At Mount Zion it is all about the colors, […]

Photo: Natasha Kalergis

Charlottesville street style: Topped off

Hats can say a lot. They can signify ceremony, religious affiliation, nationality, rank, or, in some cases, the simple understanding that a dash of debonair in your step is a necessity to everyday life. There are quite literally hundreds of kinds of hats as well as historical stories that go along with their beginnings, but […]

Photo: Natasha Kalergis

Show me your boots: Charlottesville street style

What’s the big deal about boots? Answer: They are one of the most versatile accessories you can own. Rugged, equestrian, urban, conservative, or sometimes totally coquettish, boots dress up our jeans and give a down-to-earth feel to more delicate pieces like silk or lace. On the colder days (which, hopefully, there won’t be too many […]