28, shop owner (Parc Boutique)
What are you wearing? BB Dakota blazer, Mink Pink blouse, Elise M. belt, LA Made leggings, Cayetano Legacy Collection necklace, all from Parc Boutique.
Describe your style: Casual chic.
Are you more confident dressing for day or night? Day, then easily switching to night by changing into heels and layering more jewelry.
What would you like to see more of during MNfashion Week? A bigger following.
22, (aspiring) model, receptionist/customer service
What are you wearing? Alice + Olivia black dress and platform pumps from DSW.
Describe your style: Classic yet eclectic. I love a little spontaneity.
Favorite designers: Alexander McQueen, BCBGMAXAZRIA and Marc Jacobs.
What would you like to see more of during MNfashion Week? Way more runway shows.
27, hairstylist; fashion and retail management student
What are you wearing? Top from H&M, maxi skirt from Express, shoes by Bamboo from Collaborations Boutique.
Describe your style: A modern take on classic style. Mixing classics with more trendy pieces.
Favorite designer: Lately, I've been loving Michael Kors' designs. So fresh and fun.
Are you more confident dressing for day or night? Day. It's much easier for me to throw together a day outfit, but way more fun dressing for the night.
23, Len Druskin shopgirl, Vita.mn contributing writer
What are you wearing? Rag & Bone silk dress, June leather jacket, Joan & David shoes, Chanel bag.
Describe your style: Marilyn in mourning.
What's the key to a successful little black dress? Fit is incredibly important -- black is forgiving, sure, but it's not foolproof.
How can you make an LBD appropriate for the workday? A shift style with a slim pencil skirt. Keep the hemline an inch or two above your knee.