What Are You Wearing?

Mariah Yager's Downtown Vintage Inspirations

Mariah Yager's fashion sense doesn't take breaks. Whether she's working as a server at Gallo Blanco in Phoenix or shooting a photography project for school, she's always got some tooth-achingly-sweet style going on.

What are you wearing right now?
A yellow sundress, a braided yellow belt that used to be my mom's, and red vintage cowgirl boots.

What is the last item of clothing you bought?
A frilly, black, retro-looking bikini.

What is the item of clothing you most covet at the moment?

At the moment, I'm pretty content with my wardrobe. I would say maybe a nice pair of sunglasses.

Give us a childhood memory of you and clothes ...

When I was in first or second grade, I idolized my big bother and wanted to learn to skateboard just like him. Needless to say, the skateboarding didn't work out, but my best friend and I went through an extended period of wearing the baggiest boy pants we could find.

Name five items every woman should have in her closet:

A sundress, cardigan, winter coat, leather boots, and heels that make her feel like a million bucks.

Name an item of clothing that's best when it's vintage:

Dresses -- hands down. Shortly followed by purses, hats and shoes.

What's your one piece of fashion advice for Phoenix?

Wear what makes you feel the most like you and nobody else! And try to balance style with comfort. It doesn't matter what it looks like if you don't feel good in it.