3 Minute Interview with Sarah Baucco

Sarah Baucco sits down with me for three fabulous minutes! As a fashion merchandiser for  Forever 21 Sarah knows what trends to look for and shares some of her favs with us for fall.

Christine: What’s your favorite upcoming trend for fall?

Sarah: My favorite trend for fall is the peplums. Everything from peplum shirts to skirts and dresses are so popular for fall. The peplum can be very girly with a chiffon shirt tucked it or it can be paired with a leather embellished jacket and an edgy shirt for the rocker look that is still being seen this fall.

Peplum dresses, and skirt

Christine: Name one article of clothing every woman should own.

Sarah: Every woman should have a tailored black blazer. This is a MUST staple in every woman’s closet. It is an easy layering piece to make any outfit transform from casual to professional and crisp. I would highly recommend a woman get one made for her body type so it is customized to her curves.

Christine: If you weren’t a fashion designer, what would you be doing?

Sarah: If I wasn’t a fashion merchandiser I would be very interested in cosmetology and maybe starting a small business. I would like to make custom jewelry,handbags, and accessories. I would like to sell them on etsy.com or in small boutiques.
Christine: What’s playing on your iPod right now?

Sarah: I am all about Katy Perry, club mixes and the 80’s. My favorite band is Red Wanting Blue. I like to put a variety playlist together so when I run I am motivated.
Christine: Are there any trends you hope never go away?

Sarah: The simple cocktail dress with a statement shoe. I love when woman wear a simple black dress and then their shoes are amazing. Having things match all the time is boring but shoes say a lot about a person. My favorite is  a simple black fitted dress with understated jewelry and then a bright colored embellished shoe.

3 Minute Interview with Steven Ryan Helmkamp


Steven Ryan Helmkamp from “Clean Break” and  hot off the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runway was kind enough to spend a few minutes with me to give some fall fashion pointers.

Christine: What is your favorite trend for fall?

Steven: I believe the Layered-Look has been trending for a little while now, and as the weather will be cooling down in the fall it’s still my favorite trend..  Also, I dig the fitted look..
Christine: Name one article of clothing every man should own.

 Steven: Great shoes..  In my opinion, a lot of guys splurge on watches & belts and then slack on the shoes..  It’s the foundation..
Christine: if you weren’t an actor, what would you be doing?

Steven: Probably an Entertainment Lawyer..  or Minister..  Wherever God calls me..

Christine: What’s playing on your iPod right now?

Steven: Childish Gambino’s new mixtape “Royalty”..  and Luke Bryan’s “Tanlines & Tailgates” album..  I like to mix it up..

Christine: Are there any trends you hope never go away?

Steven:  Fitted Black & White tee’s..  They’re classics and look good with everything..