Crush-worthy style

ELLEN DAHL LAWSON | Updated 1/24/2013

Even beautiful people embarrass themselves in front of their crushes, as we found out at Vita.mn's Crush party last weekend.

Alef "YaYo" Benyah
30, IT analyst, student



What are you wearing? Hat by Baileys of Hollywood, Tallia Orange shirt, suit by Next, Polo Ralph Lauren scarf, waistcoat by Tasso Elba, Russell & Bromley shoes and belt.

Describe your style: The past, present and the future.


Most embarrassing thing you've done in front of a crush? Ramble.

Who is your celebrity crush? Janelle Monae.

Maryn Bulygo
30, owner and personal stylist at MOTTO Boutique

What are you wearing? BCBG bandage skirt, Zara fringe booties, Blazer from MOTTO, rock tee from Planet Blue LA, Scarf from H&M, CC Skye Bangles, Charlene K ring.

Describe your style: West Coast glam meets Midwest risk taker.

Most embarrassing thing you've done in front of a crush?
I walked up to a crush, tripped (on nothing, mind you) and dumped hot coffee all over him.

One thing you wouldn't be caught dead wearing: Real fur.

Marina Maric

35, public relations counselor at Ainsley Shea



What are you wearing? Hat and belt by Forever 21, Zara dress, booties by Aldo.

Describe your style: Rocker chic. 



One thing you wouldn't be caught dead wearing: Denim overalls.




Who is your celebrity crush? Ryan Gosling.

Jereye
32, performer, choreographer and coach

What are you wearing? Claudia Ryan bowtie, shirt from Plato’s Closet, velvet sport coat from Macy's, H&M pants, biker gloves from Tatters, Steve Madden shoes.

Describe your style: I'm either diggin' multiple patterns and bright colors, or pairing one bold color with greys or blacks.



Most embarrassing thing you've done in front of a crush? At camp in sixth grade while attending my crush’s birthday dinner, I threw up in front of everyone after we sang “Happy Birthday”. 

Who is your celebrity crush? I can't believe I'm saying this, but at the moment, Paris Hilton's aunt and Beverly Hills housewife Kyle Richards.