Name: Valery Levitt
College: University of South Carolina 2012 graduate
Pearl earrings: Gift
Necklace: Blue Skies — Gift
Hollister: shirt — $10
Thrift store jeans: $7
Boots: Kohl's — $40
"I recently went to Scotland and France and noticed that people there dress well. The weather was cold, and everyone was wearing boots and jackets — even the children. I was jealous of them, so it inspired me to dress better. I follow some trends but I have to find what looks best on me. Not everybody has my shape. I'm short. I do try to find nice clothes that are within my budget."
Feature writer Karen Nazor Hill covers fashion, design, home and gardening, pets, entertainment, human interest features and more. She also is an occasional news reporter and the Town Talk columnist. She previously worked for the Catholic newspaper Tennessee Register and was a reporter at the Chattanooga Free Press from 1985 to 1999, when the newspaper merged with the Chattanooga Times. She won a Society of Professional Journalists Golden Press third-place award in feature writing for ...