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Feature: L.A. author & singer, Dahlia Schweitzer dishes on her style


Dahlia Schweitzer

Dahlia Schweitzer

 

Dahlia Schweitzer: The Looks | The Books

By: Triston

Hong Kong / Shanghai, China

 

 

If you are on a budget, there are thrift shops in every city that can fit not only your tastes, but your budget. Depending on your personal sense of style, there are plenty of possibilities to suit you up with singularity. One of the most important aspects of budget shopping is to remember your own style strengths and play them up. We caught up with one of the busiest women we know to find out how she juggles her art and her look.

 

How does she do it?

 

Dahlia has remained a force to be reckoned with from the stage to the page. Now back in Los Angeles and continuing her path of artistic expression, Dahlia has recently been selected as one of the most fashionable teachers in L.A. Fittingly, she has done it in a way that goes beyond labels and brands. For the everywoman out there on a budget, Dahlia proves that fashion is what you make it and how you wear it.

 

 

Dahlia Schweitzer

Dahlia Schweitzer

 

Dahlia Schweitzer

Dahlia Schweitzer

 

 

On shopping at name brand stores:

 

“I can’t remember the last time I bought something at a department store…and who can afford boutiques?”

 

Her mantra:

 

“Remember, everyone else is shopping at the department stores. Do you want to look like everyone else? Buying the best clothes you can afford does not mean shopping at the most expensive stores. You can find amazing pieces at second hand stores. Less is more!”

 

 

Dahlia Schweitzer

Dahlia Schweitzer

 

 

Her latest novel, Breathe With Me explores the options we have, clean slates, and sexual tension.

 

Look One: 

Blouse: Forever 21

Black Shorts:  SJL Apparel

 

Look Two:

Green Dress: vintage

Yellow Bag: Castro

Boots: Joaquin

 

Look Three: 

Sweater: White House Black Market

Black Shorts:  SJL Apparel

 

 

Her Books:  http://www.amazon.com/Dahlia-Schweitzer/e/B001IXOG62

Facebook: www.facebook.com/whoisdahlia

Website: http://thisisdahlia.wordpress.com/

Her album:  Plastique on iTunes

Twitter: @DahliaDestiny

 Photography courtesy of  Daisy Rast

Triston is a jet-set performance artist, writer and novelist, living between Istanbul, Berlin and now currently in Hong Kong. You can catch up with Triston on Facebook @TristonNegreaux or on Twitter @Triston212. And you MUST check out his latest e-book “Heaux Confessionals” now available here: http://www.amazon.com/Heaux-Confessionals-The-Sintroduction-ebook/dp/B00BI35DNW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1361327683&sr=8-1&keywords=heaux+confessionals .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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