A modern-day prepster, 33-year-old Mississippi native and now Birmingham resident Elle Hargrove attests that a preppy state of mind embodies her personal style.
A “power couple” if there ever was one, Elisabeth and Courtney met at Cumberland School of Law. The attorney and judge currently live with their three children in the Hollywood area of Homewood.
This month, as we kick off another year, I thought it would be interesting to revisit three features from our very first year to see how their personal styles may have changed in the past five years.
Just as her pageant background might seem in stark contrast to her modern-day indie vibe, Wahl enjoys fashion that is slightly oxymoronic as well. “For example, a T-shirt cut from luxurious silk or a ball gown made from jersey knit,” she explains.
“I only buy clothes that feel good on my body and that I absolutely love,” she says. “If I just like something, I pass.”
Now cancer free for 12 years, it is hard to believe that the 67-year-old petite brunette who doesn’t let moss grow under her feet has endured such affliction.
Birmingham born and raised Rebecca Kracke Gordon is “quite simply the bee’s knees” when it comes to chic southern living and entertaining, just as the tagline of her business and accompanying blog, Buttermilk Lipstick, reads.
The Stella & Dot accessories Senior Director and Founding Leader has been with the trendsetting social selling company (a term they coined) since its 2008 beginning, and is no stranger to trends himself.
Beauty, brains, and killer style: Dr. Bertha Hidalgo is currently finishing up a post-doctoral fellowship in statistical genetics and epigenetics and looking forward to a career in academia.
Jim, 56, a partner at the law firm of Maynard, Cooper & Gale, and his only son, Davis (a triplet), 23, a financial adviser trainee at Sterne Agee, both wear suits to the office every day.
Like mother, like daughter. The old adage is plainly evident when in the presence of Judy Jones and her daughter, Krista Conlin, both vibrant women who are each stylish in their own rights.