Dorene Clark is an accounts payable supervisor at Anne Arundel County Community College and she's a fashionable dresser at work and in her off hours. According to those who know her, the only thing that compares with her fashionable style, is her quick and analytical mind.
How would you describe your taste in clothing?
For the most part, I would say my taste is modern. It really depends. If I go in a shop and see something and the colors grab me -- then I have to have it.
What's the newest thing in your closet?
A $275 slack suit by Platum.
What's the oldest thing in your closet?
A Persian lamb coat that I got from my grandmother.
Do you have a true "standby" that you wear to feel good and look good when you're in doubt?
No, but when I want to feel good, I wear colorful clothing or black and white.
What have you held on to for sentimental reasons?
A blouse that my late grandmother bought for me.
What's the most expensive item in your closet?
My ranch mink coat with blue fox trim.
What's the least expensive item in your closet?
A blue and black dress that I paid $15 for.
What are your favorite accessories?
My tennis bracelet and gold rope chain.
Do you have any shopping tips you'd like to share?
If you are shopping and you see something you like, buy it. You only live once and you owe it to yourself.
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