Walker After Hours: Alter Ego fashion

ELLEN DAHL LAWSON | Updated 11/26/2012

A modern, trend-forward crowd came out for the Cindy Sherman sneak-peak at the Walker.

Abby

Abby Caperton


32 , lead designer, Target 





What are you wearing? J.Crew coat, vintage blouse, H+M printed pants, Zara boots.

Describe your style:
 Fluid. 


Who is your fashion alter ego? Michelle Williams—she is my hair muse. 



What's the secret to your style? Wear things that make you happy.

Jennifer

Jennifer Jorgensen


29 , interior architect 




What are you wearing? Jodi Arnold, NYC blouse, Club Monaco shorts, Chanel booties, blazer from my parents, Bottega Veneta purse. 



Describe your style: Proper but relaxed with an edge, emphasis on the edge. 



Who is your fashion alter ego? Carla Bruni Sarkozy.  



What color can you not live without? I am on an ivory kick — I just bleached my floors and re-tiled my kitchen and bath, in ivory.  My boyfriend is worried.

 

Emma

Emma Berg


37, process consultant, fashion designer and curator



What are you wearing? Dress by Emma Berg, shoes by Brian Atwood, and clutch from Blacklist Vintage.



Describe your style: Playful pop with a splash of avant-garde over ice. 


What color can you not live without? I adore all shades of pink. 



What's the secret to your style? What you wear can be armor, a whisper, or an invitation; an invitation always leads to a better night.

Marlon

Marlon James


41, novelist, English professor (Macalester College), smartass. 



What are you wearing?  Luca Roda suit, H&M dress shirt, John Varvatos tie, Phospor watch, Cole Haan dress boots, Happy Socks, hoop earrings from Electric Fetus.   


 

Describe your style: I think that once you can describe your style, you've probably lost the ability to surprise yourself.




Who is your fashion alter ego? Glenn O'Brien, GQ's style guy. He used to date Grace Jones. I still pray to Grace Jones.  

What's the secret to your style? WWPSD? (What would Paul Simonon do?)

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Caliann Lum

a woman of a certain age; writer/producer, medical writer, retired surgeon

What are you wearing? Romeo Gigli dress, Badgley-Mischka shoes, Liz Claiborne handbag.

Describe your style: Classic. What color can you not live without? Turquoise.

What's the secret to your style? Having a closet with 40 years of clothes to play with.