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Creative Producer Kristine Claghorn Mixes Up Emerging and Established Labels

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Fashion followers may recognize Creative Producer Kristine Claghorn (better known as "Claggie") from her appearance in shoots for local labels like S&T and Mixed Business. The Zionsville, Indiana native—who will soon celebrate five years as an Angeleno—makes an adorable model for these breezy brands, with her willowy frame and effortless style.

Claggie, who also happens to whip up gorgeous, celestial watercolor paintings in her spare time (in addition to buying them off her site, you can find a few at Echo Park's Shout and About), is majorly crush-worthy in the way she creatively combines emerging indie brands and more mainstream ones. When we recently met up with her, we got the deets on her two outfits (yes, she made a costume change) and got her to spill her go-to shopping spot in Silver Lake and what she's looking to add to her wardrobe ASAP.

Tell us about your outfit:

For my first outfit, the dress is Elizabeth Suzann, the jacket is a vintage piece I picked up at a friend's garage sale (used to belong to my friend Jillian Kliewer), the scarf and sunglasses are Madewell and shoes are Converse. For the second outfit, the dress is Mixed Business, the striped shirt is Madewell, clogs are Swedish Hasbeens, and purse is Baggu.

Describe your style in three words:

Comfortable, classic, versatile.

What LA boutique is your happy place?

Mixed Business in Silver Lake.
What fashion item are you obsessed with buying right now?

Layering pieces.

What are you currently on the hunt for?

Flowy/oversized dresses.

Who's your style crush?

Going along with my happy place, I'm going to have to say Rhianna Tycholis of Mixed Business. Not only do I find some of my favorite pieces in her store, her personal style is always inspiring. I also pin a lot of what inspires me to my fashion Pinterest board!

Follow Kristine's fashions by way of her Instagram feed here and shop her dreamy watercolor works here.