Calista was the reigning Miss Black Washington at the time this photo was taken. Her style is classy yet eclectic– this sunny day, she was mixing items from Nordstrom, Ann Taylor and Value Village in the same outfit.
She couldn’t remember where she got the colorful scarf, but the earrings were once her grandmother’s. “I would say that I do things to be innovative and creative, try not to duplicate anything and make sure I stand out of the crowd,” she told me. I asked her who her style icon was. “Michelle Obama.”