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Inside the Closets of Main Line Fashionistas

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Jeanne Kahn, 45, Malvern

Photo by Jared Castaldi

Teacher


» Her style: Contemporary, versatile, classic.
» Favorite local boutiques: Posh Collections, Trove General Store.
» Department store destinations: Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus.
» Style icon (past): Jackie O.
» Style icon (present): Jennifer Aniston.
» Labels you’ll find most in her closet: Trina Turk, DVF, Vince, J.Crew, Joie, True Religion.
» Biggest splurge: Jimmy Choo shoes.
» Dream splurge: Hermès handbag.
» Favorite thing: Jimmy Choo handbag.
» Fashion mistake she’d like to forget: Big hair.
» She’d never give up wearing: Heels.
» Go-to colors: Black or brown.
» Favorite jeans: True Religion, Citizens of Humanity.

See Fashionista No. 2 on page 2 …

Photo by Jared CastaldiSchuyler Morris, 39, Haverford
Actress, Spokeswoman


» Her style: Classic, timeless, elegant.
» Favorite local boutiques: Skirt, Gramercy, Knit Wit.
» Department store destination: Neiman Marcus.
» Style icons (past): Jackie O., Audrey Hepburn, Ali MacGraw, Princess Grace.
» Style icons (present): Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Zoe.
» Label you’ll find most in her closet: Ralph Lauren.
» Biggest splurge: Chocolate-brown mink vest.
» Dream splurge: Hermès Birkin bag (in chocolate brown with gold hardware).
» Favorite things: White jeans.
» Fashion mistake she’d like to forget: Wearing two different colors of the same style of shoes to work.
» She’d never give up wearing: Her “H” belt.
» Go-to color: Green.
» Favorite jeans: Adriano Goldschmied.

Hair and makeup by Salon d’Artiste in Wayne; outfit from Skirt in Bryn Mawr.

See Fashionista No. 3 on page 3 …

Hollee Actman Becker, 42, Gladwyne
Blogger, suburBABBLE.com


Photo by Jared Castaldi» Her style: Youthful, casual, a little rebellious.
» Main Line boutiques you’ll find her in: Knit Wit, Skirt, South Moon Under, Dandelion and Barbara Ellick (“for my Chan Luu fix”).
» Department store destinations: Barneys.
» Style icon (past): Bianca Jagger. “She could rock a tube top and turban like nobody’s business.”
» Style icon (present): Kate Hudson. “But I’ve been known to channel J. Lo from time to time.”
» Label you’ll find most in her closet: DVF.
» Dream splurge: Quilted Akris Ai bag. “But I would kill for one of the vampy, slashed-to-the-navel gowns from Gucci.”
» Favorite things: Hermès black leather and palladium Collier de Chien cuff.
» Fashion mistake she’d like to forget: Wearing a full-length black gown to a wedding in Santa Fe, N.M. “I walked in, and everybody else was rocking cowboy boots and jeans.”
» She’d never give up wearing: Her 5-inch wedges. “I wore them into the delivery room.”
» Go-to color: Black.
» Favorite jeans: True Religion.

See Fashionista No. 4 on page 4 …

Rachel McGinn, 36, Wayne
Photographer and Creative Director of Smith Street,
a boutique branding agency


Photo by Jared Castaldi» Her style: Summer of ’42.
» Favorite local boutique: Gramercy.
» Department store destination: Neiman Marcus.
» Style icon (past): Her mother. “1973, on the beach in Avalon.”
» Style icon (present): Olivia Palermo.
» Label you’ll find most in her closet: DVF.
» Biggest splurge: “I actually prefer to shop lower-end and make it look expensive.”
» Dream splurge: “A month in the South of France wearing Calypso caftans and bare feet.”
» Favorite things: Shrunken schoolboy blazers.
» Fashion mistake she’d like to forget: Nude pantyhose.
» She’d never give up wearing: Her wedding band.
» Go-to color: Navy.
» Favorite jeans: J Brand.

Hair and makeup by Jay Michael Salon and Spa in Radnor; outfit from Gramercy Boutique in Wayne.

See Fashionista No. 5 on page 5 …

Krissa Wichser, 43, Berwyn
Part-time Interior Decorator


Photo by Jared Castaldi» Her style: Diverse, feminine, fun.
» Favorite local boutiques: Gramercy, Posh.
» Department store destination: Neiman Marcus.
» Style icon (past): “I inherited my love of fashion from my grandmother.”
» Style icons (present): Gwyneth Paltrow, Ivanka Trump.
» Label you’ll find most in her closet: DVF, Vince, Shoshanna, Tory Burch.
» Biggest splurge: Handbags.
» Dream splurge: A sheared mink.
» Favorite things: Her coats.
» Fashion mistake she’d like to forget: Capri pants.
» She’d never give up wearing: Heels or jeans.
» Go-to color: Blue.
» Favorite jeans: J Brand, James.

Outfit from Posh Collections in Malvern.