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Anna G. Larson, Published March 13 2014

Style Profile: College student outdoes herself with eclectic look

FARGO - With her pixie haircut, Lexi Hagler could be Anne Hathaway or Audrey Hepburn’s doppelganger.

The 19-year-old North Dakota State University fashion merchandising major experiments with her look regularly, and she chopped off her long locks in November.

The new ’do suits fashion-minded Hagler, who works at Ann Taylor Loft in West Acres Shopping Center.

I spotted her downtown near Nichole’s Fine Pastry in a fresh combination of polka dots, chambray and plum (her Doc Marten boots).

Describe your style. I wear stuff a lot of people wouldn’t wear – it’s eclectic.

What are you wearing today? Everything’s from Loft except my Doc Martens. They’re my staple.

What’s your fashion philosophy? I try to dress up every day and to outdo my last outfit.

Where do you shop? Loft, Proper & Prim and Forever 21 for trendier things.

On the web, I like Urban Outfitters, Nasty Gal and Etsy.

Who’s your current style icon? Lupita Nyong’o.

What’s the weirdest fashion-related item you own? A red crewneck with a picture of a dog on it. My friend found it at a thrift store, and it was too small for him so I got it.

Who are your favorite designers? Elie Saab and Chanel. I really want a Chanel suit or jacket.

What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever worn? A green parrot-print dress I bought at LOFT.

If you had an unlimited amount of money, what fashion item would you buy? A trench coat, the most gorgeous one ever!

What would you never wear? UGGs or Crocs.

What’s your dream job? To be a fashion buyer or visual coordinator for a store/company.

You’re moving to Minneapolis this year. Where’s the best coffee in the city? Boiler Room Coffee. I had the best vanilla latte of my life there.

What’s the strangest thing in your purse? Four lighters. I see them on the street and have to pick them up.

You like to read. What’re you reading right now? “1984” by George Orwell.


Readers can reach Forum reporter Anna G. Larson at (701) 241-5525