Street Style: Where The Huffington Post’s Senior Beauty Editor Shops

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Photo by Evan Schapiro.

Name: Dana L. Oliver

‘Hood: Washington Square Park

Day Job: Senior beauty editor at The Huffington Post

Where We Found Her: Soaking up the sun while enjoying papaya and kiwi gelato from Capogiro.

What She’s Wearing: Warby Parker glasses, Equipment top, Armani Exchange boyfriend jeans, Alex and Ani gold bracelets and Jimmy Choo calf-hair loafers.

Where She Shops: ”I love shopping at all the high-street stores on Walnut Street like Zara. But I also love dipping into the thrift stores for standout accessories.”

Sound Bite: ”My style is bold and brilliant like my Afro.”
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Street Style: What a Fashion Buyer Wears on Weekends

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Photo by Evan Schapiro.

Name: Ashley Taylor and her pup, Mischa

‘Hood: Rittenhouse

Day Job: Northeast director and buyer for Piper Boutique

Where We Found Her: On her way to take Mischa to the park and meet a friend for lunch at Continental Midtown

What She’s Wearing: A vintage Hermès-inspired silk shirtdress from Sazz Vintage in Old City; Sam Edelman lattice zipper wedges; Urban Outfitters black hobo.

Where She Shops: Piper Boutique. “It’s very simple: I buy merchandise that I want for myself and when it arrives at the store, I pull my size and sell the rest on the floor.”

Sound Bite: ”I have the ability to dress with versatility. I spend a lot of time people-watching and I pull my style inspirations through this. But you can never go wrong with a graphic tee and a fitted blazer.”

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Street Style: What Bus Stop Owner Elena Brennan Wears to Work

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Photo by Evan Schapiro.

Name: Elena Brennan

Where She Lives: Bella Vista

Day Job: Owner of Bus Stop Boutique on Fabric Row

Where We Found Her: Leaving COOK in Rittenhouse Square

What She’s Wearing: Samantha Pleet for Wolverine ankle boots, trousers and top by Philly-based Nino BrandLaundry by Shelli Segal leather jacket, Noa Noa hat (“One of my favorite Scandinavian designers”), handbag by Australian designer Francesca Rockette (“I picked [it] up while on holiday in Sydney”), C’est Magnifique ring.

Keep reading for where she shops and why she loves Philly.

The Word “Hipster” Is So Over

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Photo | Jeff Fusco

A few years ago, I told someone I lived on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. Their response was to grill me on the status of then newly opened Barcade.

“I mean, what kind of bar is it?”

“I don’t know,” I said. “A bar with arcade games.”

“Yeah, but like… who goes there?”

“People.”

“But what kind of people?”

“I don’t know. People who like arcade games?”

“Yeah, but like… hipsters?”

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Street Style: A Philly Menswear Designer Shares His Style Secrets

Street Style: Commonwealth Proper Bespoke Style

Photo by Evan Schapiro.

Name: Aaron Pierce

Where He Lives: Rittenhouse Square

Day Job: Visual director and menswear designer at Commonwealth Proper

Where We Found Him: Between brunch at the Cambridge and a latte at La Colombe in Rittenhouse

What He’s Wearing: Custom navy suit, shirt, textured wool tie, and floral pocket square, all by Commonwealth Proper. Matte green Ray-Ban Wayfarers.

Click here for where he shops and what he’ll be wearing come summer.

Street Style: How to Get Urban Equestrian Style

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Photo by Evan Schapiro.

Name: David Alexander

Where He Lives: Rittenhouse Square

Day Job: Marketing director for Jacqui Daniels Designs

Where We Found Him: Leaving St. Marks Church after mass

What He’s Wearing: Bespoke riding boots, chaps, Hermes belt and shirt, emerald ring by Henri David at Halloween, Ralph Lauren portfolio, and a bespoke coat. (“I ride and was feeling equestrian.”)

Click here for where he shops and what he can’t resist.

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