I would like to introduce my good friend Nicki Brashear of Fashionista Chicago. She is one of the most stylish women I know and is also a fellow entrepreneur! Her business Fashionista Chicago is a site where you can shop unique and local designers including her amazing line of Fashionista Chicago tops (which I LOVE!) Find out about Nicki's personal style and her business on today's Stylin' & Profiling.
Name: Nicki Brashear
Profession: Designer Representative with a developing brand, including an online publication and proprietorship. Fashionista-Chicago.com
Favorite Color: Blues
Least Favorite Color: Pink
Style Description: Classic Minimalist With A Twist
Style Icon: Grace Kelly, Jackie Kennedy and my Mom.
Favorite Designers/Brands: All the ones I represent! They are all amazing.
Least Favorite Designers/Brands: Any that say they are made in America, but actually manufactured in China.
Favorite Shoe Style: Kitten Heel. They are easy to navigate swiftly on the city streets and still look like a million bucks.
Least Favorite Shoe Style: Clunky.
What You Love to Wear: Dresses, but I wear pants mostly.
What You Hate to Wear: Spanx.
What are You Afraid to Wear: Snakes.
What is Work Appropriate/Your Typical Workplace Attire: I am always in a Fashionista Chicago top and pair it with a stylish bottom. Anything goes from a fringe skirt to jeans. I accessorize with my designer’s jewelry and handbags. Always!
Do You Like to Accessorize (Jewelry, Scarves, etc.)? Yes, but minimally.
Favorite Stores/Boutiques: Fashionista-Chicago.com has the best selection of local designer items!
Style/Fashion Tips and/or Advice: Find a style that suits you by trying different trends. Once you find it, stay true to yourself.
Stylish Aspirations: I aspire to bring recognition to emerging designers and help them compete at the local, national global level.