Street Style: Austin Fashion Week Edition

As one of the prime vintage havens of our country, Austin street style is just what you'd expect it to be: a mash up of high-end designer and one of a kind thrifted treasures. This seemingly effortless style is not only classic and refreshing, but surprisingly affordable. With emphasis on vintage and thrifting, it's always easy to be unique!
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As one of the prime vintage havens of our country, Austin street style is just what you'd expect it to be: a mash up of high-end designer and one of a kind thrifted treasures.

This seemingly effortless style is not only classic and refreshing, but surprisingly affordable. With emphasis on vintage and thrifting, it's always easy to be unique!

Laurel St. Romain is a milliner and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. You can see her hats on

Name: Hunter

Age: 26

Occupation: Entrepreneur

From: Austin

Your style in two words: Dapper Tramp

Favorite Accessory: vintage Versace pocket square

"Go To" piece: Plaids

Favorite shop in Austin: Room Service

Least favorite trend? Aqua shoes

Today's costume: Trovata shirt, APC pants, Barneys shoes, vintage pocket square

Name: Whitney

Age: 26 Occupation: Internet Marketer

From: Austin Your style in 2 words: Southern Modern Favorite accessory: brass and turquoise necklace by

Least favorite rend? inappropriate footwear (Crocks, Uggs, flip flops)

Today's costume: vintage Dynasty hot pink Bolero, Target dress, The Glamourai beads and crystal necklace, vintage ring and bracelet

Name: Jon Ryan

Age: 24

Occupation: Classified From: Dallas area

Your style in two words: Nautical Nouveaux

Favorite accessory: elephant hair bracelet

"Go To" piece: The Sperry's

Favorite shop in Austin:

Name: Pamela

Age: 31

Occupation: Private Chef

From: Austin

Your style in two words: '50s Pin-Up

Favorite accessory: headbands

"Go To" piece in your closet: anything polka dot Favorite shop in Austin: the Salvation Army

Least favorite trend? flip flops Today's costume: thrifted polka dot dress, Steve Madden pumps,

Name: Carl

Age: 33

Occupation: Legal Analytics

From: Mission, TX

Your style in two words: Das Reichsprotektor

Favorite accessory: my tea leaf

"Go To" piece: penny loafers, no socks

Favorite shop in Austin: Target Four Points

Least favorite trend? t-shirts with asymmetric silhouettes Today's costume: "I've got a sweet '81 Skoda with Corinthian leather interior."

Name: Tiffany

Age: 21

Occupation: Editor

From: Austin

Favorite accessory: shoes, 80 pairs and counting! "Go to" piece: crochet shawls and vests

Favorite shop in austin: Prototype Vintage Least favorite trend? Coach purses

Today's costume: Silence and Noise jeans, thrifted lace corset bra and robe

Name: Esti

Age: 27

Occupation: Owner of Buy Definition

From: Austin

Favorite accessory: This necklace!

"Go To" piece: big silk boxy Oak top, anything black

Favorite shop in Austin: Buy Definition

Least favorite trend? Ed Hardy and the like

Today's costume: Samantha Pleet shorts, Diesel tank top, Charlotte Ronson shoes

Name: Tyler

Age: 31

Occupation: Designer and Musician

From: Austin

Favorite accessory: Via Christa Road Warrior shoulder pad

"Go To" piece: these boots!

Favorite shop in Austin: Buy Definition

Least favorite trend? painted on super skinny jeans, on boys

Today's costume: Japanese jeans, reworked shirt, Via Christa accessories

Name: Theresa

Age: 26

Occupation: Account Executive

From: Chicago

Favorite accessory: Gucci aviators "Go To" piece: long James Perse dress Favorite shop in Austin: Kick Pleat Least favorite trend? no comment

Today's costume: Barneys COOP hat, Gucci aviators, James Perse dress, Matt Bernson sandals, Lauren Merkin purse

Name: Courtney

Age: 29

Occupation: Radio Personality

From: Austin

Favorite accessory: Via Christa chain necklace "Go To" piece: black tube skirt

Favorite shop in Austin: Feathers

Least favorite trend? bubble skirts

Today's costume: vintage dress and boots, Via Christa chain necklace