Seattle native Katherine Thornhill believes the old saying that if you feel good in what you are wearing, your attitude will show it.
"Personal style is important to me because when I feel good in what I'm wearing, I feel confident in who I am," Thornhill says. "There's nothing better than great self-confidence!"
What are you wearing?
I'm wearing a sweater and shirt from Forever 21, leggings from Nordstrom and boots from Target. My accessories are a necklace I picked up on vacation in Paris last summer, a Michael Kors watch, and a ring that a friend gave me on my birthday.
Can you tell us a little bit about your style?
I'm originally from Seattle, so most of my style developed out of dressing for cooler rainy weather all year long. I wear a lot sweaters, silk flowing tops, and love a great pair of black skinny jeans. Fall is my favorite season to get dressed and I find myself still incorporating scarves, dark colored clothing and layers throughout the year -- even when it's 110 in Phoenix!
What are some of your favorite places to shop at?
I love Forever 21 since it's cheap, there's a huge variety of styles, and they bring in new pieces so often. I also love Nordstrom Rack, Urban Outfitters, shopping vintage, and Ann Taylor LOFT. Most importantly, I'm a sucker for a good deal. I figure the less I can spend on any one piece, the more I can buy.
What was the last clothing purchase you made?
A purple sheer top from Banana Republic.
What are your favorite trends for fall?
Where would you love to have a shopping spree?
Name five things every woman should have in their closet.
1. A black trench coat
2. Black skinny jeans 3.
A go-to dress that makes you feel crazy beautiful
4. A solid color high-waisted skirt
5. Anything that sparkles!
What is your one piece of fashion advice for Phoenix?
Don't fear the heat! During the summer, I feel like most Phoenicians throw all care of fashion sense out the window to wear loose, barely-there clothing. Chances are you won't be spending much time outside (choosing to hide indoors with glorious air conditioning), so wear a few more layers! Suffer for a few minutes in the sun to look cute the rest of the day.