Stylin' & Profiling: Nicole Pearl Kaplan of

Name: Nicole Pearl Kaplan    

Profession: founder of

Favorite Color: Plum

Least Favorite Color: Brown

Style Description: I’m all about mixing high and low pieces.

Style Icon: Audrey Hepburn

Favorite Designers/Brands: Chloe, Miu Miu, Alexander Wang

Least Favorite Designers/Brands: Rather than having a least favorite brand, my least favorite look is wearing a designer piece that’s covered in the logo.

Favorite Shoe Style: Bootie.

Least Favorite Shoe Style: platform flip-flops

What You Love to Wear: Black tight pants. I grew up as a dancer and lived in tights. Stretch pants are like my second skin; they’re so comfy and are easy to pair with a blazer, sweater, etc.

What You Hate to Wear: I wish I looked good in hats. However, my head is on the smaller side so finding a fedora that fits my proportions is a struggle.

What You are Afraid to Wear: I’ve always been that person who takes risks so there’s really nothing I’d be afraid to try.

What is Work Appropriate/Your Typical Workplace Attire: When you’re in the fashion/beauty industry, anything goes.

Do You Like to Accessorize (Jewelry, Scarves, etc.)? I have two young kids, so I keep my accessorizing simple.

Follow Nicole on Instagram -  @npthebeautygirl

Follow Nicole on Instagram- @npthebeautygirl

Favorite Stores/Boutiques: Felt and Blake.

Style/Fashion Tips and/or Advice: When in doubt, opt for neutrals. Grey and black are my go-tos.

Stylish Aspirations: I never want to simply follow the trends and copy what everyone else is wearing. Rather I aim to interpret the trends so they are unique to my style.  

Fall/Winter Style Must-Have: Alexander Wang Gabi boots.


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