August brings a heat wave of fashion over local style influencers this month. Check out SEEN’s 8 favorite street style looks from August.
By Chelsie Dzbanski
1. Kaelin Anne
With four years of impressive public relations experience, Kaelin has worked for the People’s Choice Awards and BET. Her career journey all started with her faith and fashion blog, Yung Saved & Fabulous, and her corresponding T-shirt line. Kaelin’s creativity, eye for style and strong work ethic has led her to host “The Girl Talk with Kaelin Show” presented by The World Network. You can watch Kaelin’s show live every Wednesday on The Word Network’s Facebook page. For more content by Kaelin follow her on Instagram at @kaelinanne, and check out her website for the latest updates at girltalkwithk.com.
2. Michael McDermott
Micheal McDermott made the move from the suburbs to downtown Detroit after graduating from Wayne State University. He loves being part of a city that is constantly focused on improvement. When he’s not busy traveling or hanging out in Detroit, Micheal enjoys dabbling in photography. While he’s had some experience shooting professional events and weddings, he really loves shooting landscapes and documenting his travels, especially on Instagram. Follow Micheal at @michealmcdermott for photography, travel and some adorable photos of him and his girlfriend.
Photo by @thehannn
3. Shanley Pearl
Insta food blogger Shanley Pearl runs @hungryindetroit, a Instagram account that highlights dishes and drinks from the hottest restaurants around Detroit. From ice cream in Eastern Market, to brunch in Midtown, to cocktails downtown, Shanley satisfies everyone’s cravings with her delicious photos. Check out her Instagram feed to discover where you should be eating and drinking in Detroit and beyond.
4. Eche O Nwabuokei
Newness with a minimal twist of heritage is how Metro Detroit brand strategist and lifestyle blogger Eche O Nwabuokei describes his sense of style. His personal style is well represented across his Instagram account @echebunor where he enjoys posting a variety of photos of his stylish looks, his morning cup of joe and the classic watch on the wrist shot (hey Shinola!). Follow Eche for your every day dose of cool, classic style.
5. Bria Larine
If you recognize Bria Larine, it’s probably because you’ve seen her face splashed across The Lip Bar campaigns at Target. But Bria’s successful modeling career is not the only thing that has driven her to #instafamous status. She has over 3 million views on YouTube for her content that helps connect people to a healthier hair lifestyle and promotes self-love. From hair tutorials, styling advice, product reviews and more, Bria helps people maintain beautiful, natural hair. When Bria’s not busy killing it in the career department, she enjoys showing off her trendy style on Instagram at @brialarine. For all things Bria Larine, visit brialarine.net.
6. Christina Rhee
Twins, physicians, coworkers and best friends, Christina and Jennifer are the sister duo behind lifestyle blog Mimosas Munchkins & Muffin Tops that covers fashion, family, food, fitness and fun. As busy working moms, Christina and Jennifer offer a relatable platform for anyone walking in similar shoes. Shop their easy-going style directly from their blog, and check out their Instagram account at @mimosas.munchkins.muffintops for everyday style inspiration!
Christina is pictured above wearing a wrap dress from Gap (shop similar), Burberry aviator sunglasses from Nordstrom, Cult Gaia mini ark handbag and Vince Camuto Leera suede espadrille wedge sandals from Bloomingdale’s.
7. Jaclyn Misch
Former Miss Michigan Jaclyn Misch has traded the crown for a glass of wine. Jaclyn is currently a wine student at the Culinary Institute of America studying everything she needs to know about her favorite drink of choice. Jaclyn documents her new passion on her blog chasing-grapes.com that covers all things — you guessed it — wine! Follow Jaclyn on Instagram at @jaclynmisch for her wine-filled travel adventures and stylish snaps.
Jaclyn is pictured above wearing the cloud dancer set (shop similar) by Spell And The Gypsy Collective.
8. Amanda Schmerin
Local Insta blogger Amanda Schmerin is your all around average Detroit girl with a killer sense of style. Whether she’s stopping traffic for a spontaneous photo opp or hanging out at a Detroit hot spot with her fellow Insta blogging bestie @hautemesss, Amanda is always dressed to kill. You can catch her millennial, girl-next-door style on her Instagram account @ajane13.
Amanda is pictured above wearing an Elvis Presley mugshot T-shirt, cut-off denim shorts (shop similar), brown leather belt bag (shop similar), round sunglasses (shop similar) and suede booties (shop similar).