Fashion

Fashion Designer Vara Ayanna Is the Thrift Queen

Vara Ayanna hates the mall, doesn't care about designer clothing, and doesn't like to shop with other people. However, the 22-year-old fashion designer is beyond "obsessed" with clothes.

There's a method to her madness. Ayanna, dubbed the "Thrift Queen" by her friends, knows how to do things right. "People think you have a spend a lot on clothing," the Mesa native says. "You don't!"