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STYLE GURU BIO: Monica Mayer

STYLE GURU BIO: Monica Mayer

Hey fashion lovers! My name is Monica Mayer and I am a senior at North Carolina State University studying Fashion and Textile Management. I am a returning Style Guru, and I am so excited to continue sharing my style with you for yet another semester! I always strive to look my best, and there are very few occasions in which I am not dressed to impress.

My fashion tastes are ever evolving and range from edgy urban looks to a bohemian daze. My style is influenced heavily by my personal experiences, whether that be travel or life changes. Over the past few years I have traveled abroad to Italy and Hong Kong. I also spent a summer interning in Nebraska, so occasionally you will find my outfits to include a western flare. However, more recently, my style has evolved to take on a more edgy aesthetic, as demonstrated by this outfit. Mesh tops are one of my favorite 2016/2017 trends, with this top having a mesh neckline and sleeves. I paired the top with fitted sweatpants and black Timberland boots for a comfortable, yet stylish look. Lastly, I added a black stainless steel watch, perfect for on-the-go women, for the color will not tarnish or chip.

While I plan my outfits to be aesthetically appealing, I also aim to communicate messages that go beyond the surface. I truly believe that fashion serves as a medium for self-expression, to communicate ideas and feelings, even cause social movements. There is power in the way you present yourself. This outfit symbolizes strong women in society. Not all powerful women wear heels and a suit.

I aim to inspire others through the content I share! Be sure to read my articles throughout the semester and follow me on Instagram!