Metro Detroiters are closing out the summer with a heatwave…of fashion. Check out SEEN’s 8 favorite street style looks from August
By Chelsie Dzbanski
Candace Mary Griffin
Candace Mary Griffin is the founder and principal designer of Candace Mary Interiors. With a love for decorating and home staging, Candace has taken her talents to Chicago, San Francisco and back to the Motor City where she permanently resides. She has a knack for bringing out the personality of each space by mixing timeless pieces with modern elements. And not only will you lust over the beautiful interiors that she posts on her Instagram account @candacemaryinteriors, but this boss babe has great taste in fashion as well! To learn more about Candace and her services visit candacemaryinteriors.com.
One glance at Sarah McCune’s Instagram account @growingupsarita and you’ll be begging to see more! Full of tasty Mexican dishes and whimsical outfits, Sarah’s feed is bursting with color and joy. After relocating to Michigan from Colorado, Sarah took up traditional Mexican cooking to feel closer to home. She now shares her authentic recipes with her followers, along with a behind-the-scenes look into her life. Give her a follow — your taste buds will thank you!
Sarah is pictured above wearing a floral dress (shop similar), heart-shaped sunglasses (shop similar), statement earrings (shop similar), straw round tote ( shop similar) and espadrilles (shop similar).
Currently a sophomore studying interior design and business at Western Michigan University, Antione Mccoy is one to watch (or rather follow), on Instagram. On his account @antione.calvin you’ll find high-quality, edgy shots of him showing off his refined, incredibly chic fashion sense. As a professional model signed with BMG Models, Heyman Talent and Y.E.A. Models, it’s safe to say Antione knows how to hit those angles! Check him out for cool men’s style inspiration and more.
With a passion for fashion since she was little girl, Alexandra Cooper has her sights set on the New York fashion industry after completing her education at Central Michigan University. Until then, you can check her out on Instagram at @alxandracooper for lots of mom jeans, bucket hats and sporty street-style looks that we just can’t get enough of!
Tavi Myles, the fashionista behind Twisted Styles, absolutely crushes it in the fashion department. Whether she is styling herself or a client, you can expect nothing but trendy, bold looks that scream “chic and confident!” In addition to styling, Tavi also offers personal shopping services, closet editing and creative brand consulting. Follow this trend-setter on Instagram at @onlytavi for killer #OOTDs and fashion advice.
Tavi is pictured above wearing a floral print headband (shop similar) from H&M, floral crop top from and pleated satin midi skirt (shop similar) both from Zara, Gucci crystal embellished belt, Gucci GG tights, Gucci rhinestone sunglasses, Kurt Geiger handbag (shop similar) and Steve Madden Erin sandals (shop similar).
As an entrepreneur, owner of 24Luxe Hair & Makeup LLC, author, podcaster, virtual life coach and influencer, Sarah Ordo is the definition of Ultimate Girl Boss! After a harrowing experience that almost took her life, Sarah embarked on her journey to sobriety and rediscovering herself. This led to her first self-published book “Sober as F***“, which allowed her to share her story with world. Today, with a handful of self-help books, online courses, a podcast, YouTube channel and more, Sarah is helping her followers live their “best f***king life” (the phrase is the name of her podcast). Follow her on Instagram at @24luxe_sarah and visit sarahordo.com for all this and more!
Sarah is pictured above wearing a tie dye dress from Ann with an E.
“Fashion is my passion over everything,” says Kendal Shorter, who, along with studying merchandising and design at Central Michigan University, is the co-founder of FASA, s a multicultural on-campus creative organization, and a Design & Logistics Assistant for K. Walker Collective. Head to his Instagram account @___.kenmalik where his love for fashion is accurately depicted amongst his grid full of outfit shots and fashion projects.
Kendal Shorter is pictured above wearing a Milano Di Rouge signature tee, Burberry sunglasses (shop similar), white jeans from Boohoo (shop similar), Calvin Klein bag and Yeezy sneakers (shop similar).
After first stepping foot on a runway three years ago, Sydnee Taylor knew she was destined for a career in the fashion industry. This “model in the making” works with local photographers and brands to showcase the latest in fashion and beauty. Give her a follow on Instagram at @sydnee_taylorr where she shares high-fashion shots, everyday looks and a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a model.
Sydnee is pictured above wearing a cropped tank (shop similar), satin joggers (shop similar), bucket hat (shop similar), Nine West handbag (shop similar), layered gold necklaces (shop similar) and Nike Air Max 270 React.