Stacie Lang will admit to staying in her workout clothes longer than she should, but the local wedding and lifestyle photographer says she's learned spending a few extra minutes while getting ready for the day is always worth it.
"I firmly believe that the way you dress yourself in the morning directly effects your mood, productivity-level, and of course your confidence throughout the day," Lang says. "If you look good, you'll most likely feel good too."
What are you wearing?
I'm wearing a patterned button-up tank from Forever 21 layered under a slouchy sweater from Anthropologie, paired with my favorite raw denim Comune jeans, Kimchi Blue mustard wedges from Urban Outfitters, and a L.A.M.B watch.
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Check out more about Lang's style after the jump.
Can you tell us a little bit about your style?
I'd say my look is equal parts classic and trendy. I love mixing patterns, colors, and textures, and I love pushing myself outside my comfort zone a little by taking fashion risks.
What are some of your favorite places to shop?
I try to only splurge on the classic, timeless pieces and then continue to buy trendier, cheaper items elsewhere. That being said, I like to shop at Anthropologie, J. Crew, Urban Outfitters, Gap, H&M, and Forever 21.
What was the last clothing purchase you made?
A pair of royal-blue suede wedges from Urban Outfitters. I've had no regrets!
What are your favorite trends for fall?
I'm feeling it all! Between the leopard everything, the androgynous loafers, the pops of neon, the high necklines, the rise of polka dots, the easy mid-length skirts, and all the clean lines, what's not to love?
What item of clothing do you covet at the moment?
Covet is a really great word for it, because I know I will never buy them, but after seeing these Thierry Lasry sunglasses on the TV show 'Happy Endings', I died. If I'm being real, this Madewell sweater is also on my wish list.
Give us a childhood memory of you and clothing.
Being the youngest of six kids, I always had older siblings to look up to, and whatever they were wearing, I wanted to wear. I specifically remember a freshman in high school once commenting on how cute my 'Simple' tennis shoes were in the second grade. To this day, I still think that's the most awesome I've ever felt.
What do you like to accessorize with?
I'm not huge on jewelry. I'll occasionally throw on a necklace, but I usually just stick to my gold watch and a skinny colored belt.
Where would you love to have a shopping spree?
I'd probably say Madewell. They have some pretty major blouses, sweaters, dresses and skirts. They also offer a ton of killer shoes and a great variety of basics as well.
Name five things every woman should have in their closet.
Great fitting dark-wash skinny jeans, a beautiful pair of ballet flats, the perfect striped tee, colored jeans, and something leopard.
What is your one piece of fashion advice for Phoenix?
Dress in a way that makes you happy and comfortable and confident, but most importantly dress for yourself.