Name: Apryl Hughes
Occupation: Makeup artist/esthetician
Long beaded necklace: Charlotte Russe — $8
Tank top:Old Navy — $8.50
Cross necklace: Gift
Belt Buckle: $45
Bracelets: Kohl's — $10
Silver and pearl ring: T.J. Maxx — $30
Maxi dress: Family Dollar — $12.50
"Fashion is total self-expression. One of the things I love about fashion is that you can change your look to represent how you feel at that moment. I like to look at my clothes as a costume and then build from there. I also think that makeup should always be looked at as an accessory and not a necessity. I love color and I think it's important to realize that good skin doesn't need makeup, but when you do wear makeup, it should represent you in a good way. You don't want people to see just the makeup, you want them to see you."
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 ...