Fashionable People: Real-Life Style Profiles

Fashionable People: Real-Life Style Profiles

Eleanor Büsing
Dec 29, 2015

2015 was the year Apartment Therapy really hit its stride with the Fashionable People Style Profiles. As someone who likes checking out people's closets just as much as I do the rest of their homes (maybe even more—it's the ex-fashion student in me), I've been loving watching these real-life style profiles roll in.

It makes sense that these posts are so intriguing, because people who care about the style quotient of their home are likely to give the same attention to the way they present themselves. Looking for a bit of wardrobe inspiration? Check out these 12 style profiles—from creative closets nationwide—that we've shared here over the past year.

(Image credit: Julia Brenner)

Name: Claire Staszak

Style Profile: Claire's Real-Life Style

House Tour: Claire & Luke's Soulful Logan Square Apartment

Claire is a Chicago-based interior designer and yoga instructor with a laid-back, personal approach to style.

(Image credit: Liana Hayles Newton)

Name: Saadia McConville

Style Profile: Saadia's Casual-Glam Style
House Tour: Saadia, Kip & Betsy's Brooklyn Base

Color-loving Saadia mixes styles, colors, designer pieces, and mainstream finds to create a look all her own.

(Image credit: Liana Hayles Newton)

Name: Dria Murphy

Style Profile: Dria's West Coast Meets East Coast Style

House Tour: Dria's Cozy and Feminine West Village Abode

Style and PR consultant Dria is a West Coast transplant to NYC, and her wardrobe is a fitting mix of city-ready tailoring and light, breezy color.

(Image credit: Jacqueline Marque)

Name: Shena Troia

Style Profile: Shena's Real-Life "Southern Bohemian" Style

House Tour: Shena & George's Formerly Blighted, Beautifully Salvaged New Orleans Home

Shena is the owner of the online vintage shop COMMUNE, and she boasts a style that's thrift-heavy, bohemian, and casual.

(Image credit: Liana Hayles Newton)

Name: Angie Mar

Style Profile: Angie's Elegant Style

House Tour: Chef Angie Mar's Balanced Mix

Executive chef Angie describes her sartorial style as similar to that of her cooking: a mix of masculine and feminine, with an emphasis on comfort.

(Image credit: Jacqueline Marque)

Name: Tiffany Napper

Style Profile: Tiffany's Real-Life Style

House Tour: Tiffany's Charming New Orleans Shotgun

Tiffany is the creative powerhouse behind the PR firm Bats on Strings and the handbag line Flying Fox, and her feminine style just oozes personality.

(Image credit: Lauren Kolyn)

Name: Pierce Atkinson

Style Profile: Pierce's Real-Life Style

House Tour: Pierce's Vibrant & Playful Montreal Pad

Stylist Pierce takes an obvious joy in fashion, and his wardrobe is as bold and considered as his home.

(Image credit: Jacqueline Marque)

Name: Ali McNally

Style Profile: Ali's Real-Life Style

House Tour: Chris & Ali's Live/Work Labyrinth

Ali's style is as multifaceted as she is; the boutique owner, model, fashion buyer, and musician loves fashion in all its iterations, from high-end labels to vintage finds.

(Image credit: Fabienne Ayina)

Name: Jen Patryn

Style Profile: Jen's Real-Life Style

House Tour: Jen's Haven in the Heart of Nolita

Jen is a NYC-based fashion editor with a serious love for luxe labels and rock-chick style.

(Image credit: Jacqueline Marque)

Name: Lara Linn

Style Profile: Lara's Real-Life Style

House Tour: Lara's Warm & Welcoming Newport Apartment
Workspace Tour: Lara's Tucked-Away Creative Haven

Lara has a gift for thrifting that manifests itself in her wardrobe, her home, and her workspace.

(Image credit: Jacqueline Marque)

Name: Alana Hearn

Style Profile: Alana's Real-Life "Fun and Packable" Style

House Tour: Joe & Alana's Newport Home Full of Bold Colors and Patterns

Alana, who spends her days working for a NYC-based creative agency and a TV commercial production company, has a perfectly polished style that's carefully accented by jewelry and color.

(Image credit: Emily Billings)

Name: Linzi Clary & Spencer Tubbs

Style Profile: Linzi & Spencer's Real-Life Style

House Tour: Linzi & Spencer's Colorful Vintage Charmer in Providence

Linzi and Spencer have a colorful, curated retro flair that's reflected in their wardrobes and in their home.

Don't miss any of our best posts of 2015!

→ Check out the growing collection of our (and your!) favorite posts from the past year. We'll be publishing them through 12/31/2015.

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