Photography by Gretchen Bell
Creative Direction & Styling by Miranda McDonald
Surely, clothes don’t make the man or woman – or do they? A number of recent studies have found donning more formal work attire can lead to increased productivity, heightened attention of how you treat others and more favorable first impressions. The findings only pertain to certain industries – and there’s no denying the benefits of comfort and functionality in apparel – but one thing is clear: You can dress for success and have a bit of fun, too.
Photographer: Gretchen Bell • hernameisgretchen.com
Creative Director and Stylist: Miranda McDonald • TheChicStreet.com
Models: Justin Sinkler and Jessica Malloy
Hair and Makeup: Strandz Salon & Threadz Boutique, 322 Vincennes St. in New Albany • 812.945.5480 • strandzandthreadz.com
Mariposa Consignments, 222 Pearl St. #102 in New Albany • 812.725.8508 • @MariposaConsignments on Facebook
HIM Gentleman’s Boutique, 314 Pearl St. in New Albany • 812.595.7752 • himgb.com
Sapphire on Spring, 326 Spring St. in Jeffersonville • 812.920.0017 • sapphireboutique.com
House of K, 137 E. Market St. in New Albany • 502.640.0049 • @houseofkboutique on Facebook
Dillard’s • Green Tree Mall, 757 E. Lewis and Clark Pkwy in Clarksville • Mall St Matthews, 5000 Shelbyville Road in Louisville • dillards.com
Culbertson Mansion, 914 E. Main St. in New Albany • 812.944.9600 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Downtown New Albany • cityofnewalbany.com • developna.org
Bella Roma Italiana Cuisine, 134 E. Market St. in New Albany • 812.725.9495
Double Barrel, 147 E. Main St. in New Albany • @doublebarrel2018 on Facebook
Model Jessica Malloy: Vintage Polka Dot Skirt, $14.98, J.Crew Sweater, $14.99, and Button-down, $8.99, from Mariposa Consignments. Model Justin Sinkler: Stetson Hat, $78; Stitch Note Knit, $59; The Tie Bar Socks, $10; and Paisley & Gray Coat, $180, all from HIM Gentleman’s Boutique. Location: Culbertson Mansion.
Jessica: Vintage Hat, $12.99, and Red Clutch, $14.99, from Mariposa Consignments; Tweed Dress, $85, and Bangles Bracelets, $40, from Sapphire on Spring. Location: Bella Roma Italiana Cuisine.
Jessica: Halston Dress, $48, and Cece Sweater, $79, from Dillard’s; Patent Handbag from Sapphire on Spring, $65; Vintage Tweed Coat, $24.99, from Mariposa Consignments. Location: Downtown New Albany.
Jessica: The Limited Suit, $24.99, and Vintage Headpiece (not for sale), from Mariposa Consignments; and Calvin Klein Blouse, $69.50 from Dillard’s. Justin: Stetson Hat, $78; Mizzen + Main Button-Down, $145; Paisley & Gray Coat, $180; TH Flex Pants, $79; and The Tie Bar Tie, $19, all from HIM Gentleman’s Boutique. Location: Downtown New Albany.
Jessica: Puff Sleeve Blouse, $44, Tuxedo Pants, $77, and Velvet and Jewel Clutch, $65, all from Sapphire on Spring $65; Necklace, $88, and Bracelet, $32, from House of K. Justin: Paisley & Grey Suit Pants, $90; Coat, $180; Mizzen + Main Shirt, $145; The Tie Bar Tie, $20; and Daniel Wellington Watch, $229, all from HIM Gentleman’s Boutique. Location: Double Barrel.