Style Sense

. February 27, 2013.
DSC_0130

Amanda's vivid violet hair caught our attention; her confidence kept it. Though she's only 18, she wears her bold, pixie-colored rock star look with conviction. We stopped her in downtown Ann Arbor to talk hair color, bell bottoms and Taylor Momsen.

How would you describe your personal style?
Comfy with a bit of grunge.

We love the purple hair — it's attention-grabbing. What kind of feedback do you get?
Mostly positive. A lot of kids come up to me in love with my hair. It's adorable. [I do get some] negative feedback from mostly older, old-fashioned people. I chose the color easily; it's my second favorite color.

What places do you like to shop locally?
Urban Outfitters, American Apparel, PacSun.  

What are some style trends that you absolutely hate?
'70s huge bell bottom jeans.

Where do you get your style inspiration?
Tumblr, Nylon magazine, Taylor Momsen, Effy from [the UK TV series] Skin, and the streets of downtown Ann Arbor.

What are your style aspirations?
My style is always changing, but always has the color black incorporated into it. I just take it day by day and change if I find something I think is lovely.

Style sense is sponsored by: Bellanina
201 N. Fourth Ave. 734-327-1000
www.bellaninadayspa.com

If you would like to be considered for Style Sense, contact editor@ecurrent.com

Trending

Detroit’s iconic Buddy’s opens in Pittsfield Place Plaza

Ann Arbor Steps Up its Pizza Game

Weekend Music Guide: Singer/Songwriters

  Halloween parties will be dominating the weekend after this one…  Bands in costumes taking on high-energy sets from myriad rock icons. This weekend, I’d like to put the spotlight towards three unique presentations, each featuring local singer/songwriters. Their respective realms of style include the blues, gypsy jazz, and Americana-pop. 1.) Mike Gentry at Crazy Wisdom Gentry’s

Pioneer High School Celebrates Its Robust History

Hall of Honor Opens to Recognize Famous Alums

CNN’s Van Jones to Speak at The Michigan Union October 17th

Progressive media voice presented by Nicola’s Books