Fashion Editors Answer Your Style Questions

May 2, 2017

If there's one thing we know about fashion, it's that editors are some of the chicest women around. Which is why when we saw A.L.C.'s spring collection, full of wearable styles that are at once fashion–forward and classic, we knew we had to turn to the ladies behind our favorite magazines and sites to get their take on how to style it. In the process, we also got the low–down on their most–asked fashion questions—trust us, you're going to want to take notes.

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Ray Siegel, Online Director, CR Fashion Book
Off–duty style icon: "Anyone who wears the same thing every day. People who have the best style always do."
Your style in 3 words: "Classic. '90s. Heritage."
Question you're asked the most: "Whatever the question might be, my answer is the same: Wear what feels authentic to you. If you don't, you're probably not pulling it off."

Nikki Ogunnaike, Senior Fashion Editor,
Off–duty style icon: "Jenna Lyons. She's absolutely genius."
Your style in 3 words: "Preppy with edge."
Question you're asked the most: "People always ask me super practical questions—what should I buy this spring? What trends should I try this season? The answer always varies, but I generally get people to describe their personal style because at the end of the day you have to stay true to what actually works for you."

Alyssa Coscarelli, Fashion Market Editor, Refinery 29
Off–duty style icon: "Everyone I love to follow on Instagram! So tough to pick just one. I follow so many people for outfit inspiration and am constantly saving outfits in the app."
Your style in 3 words: "On–trend, denim–obsessed, ever–changing."
Question you're asked the most: "People are always asking for Instagram tips! And I always say to post consistently, find your point of view, and stick with it."

Chrissy Rutherford, Senior Digital Fashion Editor, Harper's Bazaar
Off–duty style icon: "Rihanna is my anytime style icon."
Your style in 3 words: "Cool, playful, polished."
Question you're asked the most: "Where are your favorite places to shop? I never like to feel like I'm wearing hte same thing as anyone else, so I do like to search for more obscure labels, whether that's in a local shop somewhere I travel to, supporting smaller brands or shopping vintage."