Fashion entrepreneur Heather Pirowski from Retro 101 issued a challenge to 2 stylist: create a look for less than $50 with these guidelines:
Head to Toe Look
One Item – needs to be gifted
One Item – needs to be from a thrift store/garage sale/etc
One Item – local shop
One Item – stylist choice
Budget = $50
The recipient of the winning look is Faith Blackwell, a local photographer who will be wearing the outfit to Steppin’ Out in Style on Friday night. Heather is also creating an outfit, and the two that aren’t chosen will be donated to Dress for Success.
The two stylists who were up to the challenge are Wandini Riggins, retail fashion buyer and owner of Profyle Boutique at Keystone, and Jody D, stylist and blogger at Red’s Shoe Diaries (www.rsdiaries.com and on Instagram as @RedsShoeDiaries) and the Founding Board Member of Dress for Success Indianapolis.
Wandini has recently launched an online storefront at www.profyleboutique.com. Known to the local fashionista set as the source for new-to-Indy domestic and international brands, such as Korto Momolu (pronounced cut-toe mo-mo-loo) of Project Runway fame. She can be found on Facebook and Instagram @profyleboutique.
Jody is the founder of signature fundraiser Stepping Out In Style, which has raised nearly $1 million dollars for the organization in the last 13 years.
For more info, check out www.shopretro101.com