Lisa Piper Stegeman
43, artist, poet, designer 

What are you wearing? Nude sheer top and red collar made by me, leggings and top from Ragstock, vintage 90s platforms hand-painted by me. Thrifted and hand-painted bag.

Describe your style: Tonight it’s elegant punk rock.

Are you more confident dressing for day or night? Night.

If you designed a fashion collection, what would be the theme? I would design a collection called "grace and dignity", with flowing dresses and silk-like materials.

 

 

Heidi Jedlicka Halvarson
29, grant coordinator at St. Jude Medical, company member of Savage Umbrella Theater

What are you wearing? A. Drea dress, jacket from Forever21, Aldo shoes, Kate Spade clutch, Annie G bracelet.

Describe your style: I'd wear cocktail dresses and Converse tennis shoes all day every day if I could.

Are you more confident dressing for day or night? Night. Brighter lipstick and bigger sequins.

If you designed a fashion collection, what would be the theme? Sparkly nightwear as daywear.

 

 

Mayra Luther
36, Spanish interpreter

What are you wearing? J.Crew dress, INC booties, Aldo clutch.

Describe your style: My style is classic elegant with a touch of "wow."

Are you more confident dressing for day or night? I’m confident with both.

What's your favorite part of this outfit? The shoes definitely added the wow-factor.

 

 

Emily Trevor 
30, assistant designer at Target

What are you wearing? House of Harlow earrings, Free People dress and belt, Zara shoes.

Describe your style: I dare to try it all. It's always fluctuating.

Are you more confident dressing for day or night? Day. I like the limitless possibilities.

If you designed a fashion collection, what would be the theme? I'm designing a collection right now for Envision spring 2015. The overall vibe: '90s neon at the country club. 

 

 

Elizabeth Ekstrand
40, sales at General Mills, Inc.

What are you wearing? Dress and clutch by Kenya native, Hilda Mauya. Her brand is Dahil Republic of Couture purchased at OOTN Lifestyle Boutique in Minneapolis. Coach shoes.

Describe your style: I love unique pieces that allow me to share a success story — in this case an up-and-coming local designer from a country that is like a second home to me.

Are you more confident dressing for day or night? Both! Each occasion presents a different opportunity.

What's your favorite part of this outfit? The unique cut and style as well as the vibrant fabric of this dress, which is 100 percent silk.

 

 

Karina Altoro
40something, youth counselor

What were you wearing? Vintage Chanel bag, Zara sweater and culottes, Rag & Bone booties.

Describe your style: Vintage inspired, updated basics — because fashion is cyclical.

Are you more confident dressing for day or night? I'm a master at making my outfits go from day to night. Versatility is a must for my clothes.

What's your favorite part of this outfit? The revival of culottes.

 

 

Christina Fortier
30, freelance creative

What are you wearing?  Oh my love top, skirt from Amazon.com, Blowfish shoes.

Describe your style: My style is eclectic and always budget savvy. Putting an outfit together is for me about three main elements — fit, flow and fun!  I love pieces that have movement and interest to them. 

Are you more confident dressing for day or night?  I love getting dressed no matter the time of day. I would say the transition of taking a look from day to night is my absolute favorite thing to do.

What's your favorite part of this outfit?  My favorite thing about this outfit is the skirt. It has such great flow and fun and the color just screams I am ready for spring. And in Minnesota, who isn't right now?
 

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