“It is better to ask for forgiveness than permission,” or so the saying goes. That’s the spirit 32-year-old artist William McLure banked on when surreptitiously redecorating his Southside flat.
Upon meeting in person the spectacled, bowtied, and slim-framed Bibbs, a music major who identifies himself as a hip-hop artist, one cannot help but be reminded of Outkast’s Andre 3000.
Each February, in honor of Valentine’s Day, Style Icon features a couple worthy of the title.
“I believe in getting dressed for the day, just like I believe in a handwritten note,” she says. “Admittedly it’s really for the happiness it gives me, not for other people.”
“There is so much style in Birmingham. People take so much pride in their homes, their yards, their everyday appearances.”
You may recognize this month’s Style Icon from her two decades in broadcast journalism, most recently as the host of NBC-13’s Daytime Alabama.
“The fashion industry can be a pretty superficial place to live,” says Jeff Tenner, reflecting upon his years as co-owner of Soca Clothing.
Philanthropists Knight and Hubbard clearly have a legacy of both style and giving. To quote another author, Amelia Barr, “Kindness is always stylish.”
When asked to describe her personal style, interiors and jewelry designer Lucy Farmer points to her newly built house as an illustration of her overall aesthetic.
The co-owner of Pure Barre 280 infuses the athleisure look with her own personal style, described as bohemian-casual with a bit of flirt.
A bass guitar playing father and son duo draw style inspiration from music’s greatest legends.