Sarah Kennedy caught my attention immediately with her great style and lovely curls that are just the right shade of cotton candy. She’s friendly and approachable, an attitude that goes hand in hand with her laid back style. Though Sarah is as sweet as her cotton candy hair, she’s also got a super-girl-power vibe and a true understanding of her own taste that shines through in the form of quirky details and added accessories- which we obviously love. (Plus, she shares my affinity for glitter so double love) This week we’re excited to feature Sarah and talk to her more about “cool but not chill” style and her Atlanta based art collective. Plus a super awesome playlist by the lady herself. Enjoy!
1. How would you describe your personal style ?
My personal style is all over the place. Some days I purposely try to look effortlessly cool like “I woke up like this.” Other days I literally did just wake up like this. On the style spectrum, I sometimes lean a little toward elementary school art teacher, or on the opposite end, pre-teen boy. When I asked a friend how they would describe my style, their exact quote was, “cool but not chill. Dope.” Which may mean literally nothing, but it kinda resonates with me.
2. Who or what are you currently inspired by?
Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent is my inspiration for most things, but in particular she gives me some major hair goals. Also, Arcade Fire’s Reflektor era has given me some pretty major metallic inspo, whatever that means. In reality, most of my style inspiration comes from my friends and the outfits they put together.
3. Do you have any pieces of clothing or jewelry that have a special story attached to them?
I’m pretty attached to all of my beaded friendship bracelets. I wear three specific bracelets very regularly. One bracelet has my name and the word “alone” on the other side; one of my buds has a matching one. My bracelet that says “Troop” is something my mom made me, and it’s for the teen-girl art collective, called Troop (duh), which I founded and curate in Atlanta. My third bracelet simply has the word “Kanye” on it, which I very seriously wear as a reminder to stay confident in my art and in myself.
4. Describe a wish you had that came true…
I saw Usher at Target one time.
5. What is something not many people know about you?
Pink isn’t my natural hair color.
6. What are five things you can’t live without, fashion related or otherwise
1. My buddies
2. My pup
3. My Nikes
4. My tunes (lol)
Aubrey Mascali is wanna-be fairy trapped in a human body who is intrigued by tiny things and collections of nature stuffs. She enjoys rainy days with a nice cup of tea and cuddling with her dog Nemo. Currently living and attending school at UGA in Athens GA, you can usually find her doing cliche townie things like thrifting for vintage dresses, walking through the local farmers market, and drinking mimosas at brunch. Aubrey’s keen on meeting new people and hearing their stories. If she were a color, she hopes it would be pink, and if she were music she’d want it to sound like Architecture in Helsinki on a good day and Grimes on a weird day. In her capacity as an art student, she enjoys taking photos, painting, weaving behind a loom or spending countless hours doing five year old art projects like gluing rocks to paper. She is currently working on her thesis exhibition which will be on view at the Lamar Dodd School of art in May 2015.