Metro Detroit locals are killing it on the style SEEN this month. Check out SEEN’s 10 favorite street style looks from October.
By Chelsie Dzbanski
1. Krista Ferguson
Former Miss Michigan USA 2017 Krista Ferguson has been modeling for eight years. Since turning over her crown and title, she now travels nationally with Monster Energy for extreme sporting events, appears in commercials and television shows and is a brand influencer on social media. Krista believes stye is all about creating a look that represents you and not necessarily what’s on trend. Follow Krista on Instagram at @mskristaferguson for outfit posts, beauty tips and travel adventures.
2. Keenan Evans
Born and raised in Detroit, Keenan Evans, otherwise known as Keen Khalid, is an aspiring pop singer and model. With a passion for fashion since a young age, Keen loves showing off his street style and partnering with different brands to promote their products on Instagram. Keen is a dreamer with artistic passions that he hopes to turn into a reality one day. Give him a follow at @keenkahlid!
3. Asima Khan
Styling, designing, blogging — Asima does it all in the name of fashion! After working in luxury retail for most of her life, including most recently for Chanel, Asima is sharing her style chops with the world through her blog, asimakemymark.com. From what to wear, how to wear it and where to wear it to, Asima shares her fusion of high-low OOTDs on her Instagram @asimakemymark. From a $2,000 jacket to a $5 T-shirt, Asima gives us all the fashion feels no matter what she’s wearing!
Asima is pictured above wearing a black blazer from Boohoo, ring belt from Nasty Gal, geometric printed skirt from Zara, red slouchy knee high boots from FSJ Shoes and net tote bag from Nasty Gal. You can shop Asima’s complete look on LikeToKnow.It here.
4. Leah Vernon
In 2013, Leah Vernon started blogging because she believed there wasn’t enough inclusion of real beauty in the media. Today, Leah is a style blogger, content creator, model, public speaker and body positive activist from Detroit who is flawlessly spreading self-love and sparking a fashion revolution for those who are underrepresented. Go girl! Her personal style is bold, funky, fashion-forward and full of color. You can check out her blog beautyandthemuse.net and her Instagram account @lvernon2000 for all things raw, real and fierce by Leah.
Leah is pictured above wearing white cat-eye sunglasses (shop similar), yellow earrings (shop similar), multi-color striped sweater dress from Fashion Nova (shop similar) and red sandals from Elloquii (shop similar).
5. Cassandra Ferguson
Cassandra Ferguson, former Detroit Pistons dancer and reality TV star, has traded in her “Bachelor” and “Bachelor In Paradise” TVstints for a career in makeup artistry. Cassandra specializes in a variety of makeup and cosmetic services, including cosmetic tattooing, microblading, lash extensions, scalp micro-pigmentation and more. Visit fauxartisty.com for more information on all the services Cassandra offers, as well as step-by-step makeup tutorials. When Cassandra isn’t busy focusing on her career, she loves showing off her style, her adorable son Trey and her modeling chops on her Instagram account @cassandrafergie.
Cassandra is pictured above wearing a black crop top from Asos, Badgley Mischka trench coat from Nordstrom, faux leather leggings, Stuart Weitzman over-the-knee high boots, black sunglasses and Prada handbag. Shop Cassandra’s complete look on LikeToKnow.It here.
6. Chelsie King
Chelsie King is #KillingIt in the fashion game. Not only does she have killer personal style, Chelsie is the CEO of The Golden Zipper Styling Co., a premiere fashion styling service based in Detroit. When she’s not busy offering her style services to other Metro Detroit locals, Chelsie loves to show you how easy it is to look stylish on a budget on her blog, The Shades Of Me, and her Instagram account @thechelsieking.
Chelsie is pictured above wearing a red blazer from Zara (shop similar), striped dress (worn as a shirt) from Forever 21 (shop similar), Rachel Roy boyfriend fit jeans (shop similar), Nine West booties (shop similar) and Michael Kors top handle handbag (shop similar).
7. Marcus Norman
Marcus Norman is a President’s Club Purchase Banker at Quicken Loans on the clock and a fashion and music enthusiast off the clock. With a fashion blog in the works called Reforming Refined, Marcus is inspired by the city of Detroit and aims to showcase the fashion around the city. Marcus combines polished and refined pieces with trendy, urban aspects — bringing us all the fashion flavor on his Instagram account @marknorm.
Born in Ghana, raised in Maryland, thriving in Detroit. Monique Pour moved to Detroit in 2017 to help with her family business called Zarkpa’s, a fashion and accessories boutique in Detroit. Today she is the creative director of Zarkpa’s and has rebranded the entire company. When Monique isn’t busy running her family business, she models for Detroit-based brands, including Détroit Is The New Black and Ilera Apothocary. She has a deep passion for creating art and aims to help Detroit become a fashion hub like New York City one day. Her ultimate dream is to open her own modeling company to coach people people from all walks of life and show the world there is no such thing as “beauty standards.” Follow Monique on Instagram at @buzzcutmo for all things fashion.
9. Camelle Watson
Detroiter Camelle Watson wanted to find fashion for her entire family in one place with the same style and cohesion, so she created “that place” which is now W Vintage Vibe. W Vintage Vibe is a one-stop shop for families at every stage in their lives. Offering high quality products that are reasonably priced, W Vintage Vibe brings customers pieces that will start conversations and catch the eye. Check out Camelle showing off W Vintage Vibe’s newest arrivals, paired with her own classic pieces, on her Instagram account @wvintagevibe, and shop all her merchandise at wvintagevibe.com.
Camelle is pictured above wearing faux leather moto jacket from Forever 21, striped top (shop similar), black midi skirt from W Vintage Vibe (shop similar), Steve Madden sandals (shop similar) and purse from Target (shop similar).
10. Avi Knopf
Avi Knopf is a Realtor at Max Broock Real Estate and knows how to rock a stylish blazer! From downtown to the suburbs, Avi knows a thing or two about Metro Detroit due to his career in real estate. When he’s not busy working, Avi likes to race cars, golf and work out. Check out his Instagram account @aviknopf, which features real estate properties, snaps of his dog and his blazer collection.