Karen Mae Simon

Stylist at Betsey Johnson in Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood and fashion design student at the International Academy of Design and Technology, age 23; and French bulldog, Jet, age 7 months

Style icons: John Galliano, Marc Jacobs, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Iris Apfel, Betsey Johnson and her dad.

What she is wearing now: American Apparel top, Betsey Johnson dress and boots, and necklace from Aldo Accessories.

This fashionista started paying attention to style in kindergarten. “They may not have been the best choices—definitely had my share of ‘Don’ts’—but I remember I would always try to put stuff together and dress myself from head to toe,” she says. Nowadays, she’s gathering inspiration from all over. “I don’t have an exact style, but I love the intricate details of the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s. I want to fill up my closet so that it looks like a huge trunk of costumes to play dress-up in!”

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