Meet the Team

Meet The New Executive Board of Fashion & Retail Society!

By Andrea Barriga

As we say goodbye to numerous wonderful executive board members, we also welcome new members for our upcoming year. It was a very eventful year with amazing speakers, great social events and a superb fashion show. In honor of the upcoming year, we reached out to the new 2015-2016 eboard members so not only can you put a face to the name but also to get to know them a bit more and to get excited for next years adventures!

Presidents

11156894_10203621017437013_1657174809_n Name: Elise Borja
Year: Junior
Major: Communication Studies
Who/what is your greatest source of fashion inspiration?
Brigitte Bardot and Coco Chanel
3 words to describe your style:
Minimalist, timeless, yet daring
Five things you can’t live without:
Caffeine, Travel, W Magazine, Chanel cosmetics and nude flats
What is your go-to outfit?
A black high-waisted circle skirt, nude flats and my baby blue overcoat

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Name: Sarah Tahami
Year: Sophomore
Major: Communication Studies
Who/what is your greatest source of fashion inspiration?
Audrey Hepburn and Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw
3 words to describe your style:
Classic, feminine, cosmopolitan
Five things you can’t live without:
My family, pearl earrings, Sephora, strong coffee and my best friends
What is your go-to outfit?
Black skinny, jeans, cream blouse, ankle boots and lots of accessories.

Vice-president

11104214_10153232975213610_1788168387_nName: Kaan Dönmez
Year: Sophomore
Major: Marketing
Who/what is your greatest source of fashion inspiration?
I like to put on whatever makes me feel comfortable and feel like wearing that day. No particular obsession.
3 words to describe your style:
Urban, comfortable, classic
Five things you can’t live without:
Family & friends, food & drinks, fun, Internet, and denim anything
What is your go-to outfit?
Black jeans, denim shirt, leather jacket, and sneakers

Secretary

11118990_10205441466387705_1091378491908983564_oName: Sophy Chen
Year: Freshman
Major: Communication Studies
Who/what is your greatest source of fashion inspiration?
Blair Eadie, for sure, she makes everything look good. She is so good at mixing and matching prints, colors, styles. I aspire to be dress as well as she does.
3 words to describe your style:
Experimental, colorful and bold
Five things you can’t live without:
My phone, red lipstick, meat, milk tea and my black leather jacket
What is your go-to outfit?
Bright colorful sundresses of course! Also with a nice pair of flats and sunglasses

Treasurer

11148982_10206143780935751_1370560845_nName: Verena Rojas
Year: Freshman
Major: Business Administration/Economics
Who/what is your greatest source of fashion inspiration?
Man Repeller (Leandra Medine), Olivia Palermo and Chiara Ferragni
Five things you can’t live without:
Northeastern, Pinkberry, my pair of Rayban Wayfarer, my Michael Kors watch and my iPhone
3 words to describe your style:
Sophisticated, classic and classy
What is your go-to outfit?
Heels, skinny jeans, loose blouse and a preppy blazer.

Marketing Director

11082765_10153830717058677_917894241_nName: Stephanie Baladi
Year: Junior
Major: Sociology
Who/what is your greatest source of fashion inspiration?
I follow a lot of fashion bloggers (FashionToast, Song of Style, Kayture, etc.) but beyond that, just scrolling through Tumblr will usually leave me with a few things I want to try out.
3 words to describe your style:
Effortless, relaxed, and disheveled.
Five things you can’t live without:
My friends, my family, free Wi-Fi, eyeliner, and my panda beanie baby I’ve had since first grade.
What is your go-to outfit?
Black leggings, boots, and a loose sweater

Editor-in-Chief

11106341_10205316132256370_2014129584_oName: Jessica Fortier
Year: Sophomore
Major: Communication Studies
Who/what is your greatest source of fashion inspiration?
I gather my style from browsing Pinterest for new ideas. I also love Olivia Palermo’s style. It is timeless, classy, and always fitting for each occasion.
3 words to describe your style:
Casual, comfortable, and sophisticated
Five things you cant live without:
Family, friends, Chap Stick, music and good food
What is you go-to outfit?
Black jeans and a cute tank top with my favorite pair of boots

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