Director of business development for Photovolt Instruments, 24

Seen at: Dress Rehearsal, a fashion show and benefit for the Boys & Girls Club Twin Cities.

What are you wearing? Dress by Robert Rodriguez, Prada shoes, black vintage handbag.

Describe your style: Understated elegance, no need to overdo anything.

What other great arts-related charities do you support? Twin Cities Youth Symphonies and other orchestral organizations for children and teens.

What's the next fashion show you'll be attending? Not sure, these things just seem to pop up on my calendar.

Your tips for picking out a great cocktail dress? I always go with something I feel comfortable in. Instead of trying to go for the best look, go for what your best look is. ELLEN DAHL LAWSON