Name: Allison K.
Known for: Blog- Broke as Hell, Teen Vogue Fashion Click Blogger
City/Hometown: San Francisco, California
Occupation: I’m a first year college student
If student, which school and major: I currently attend Academy of Art University as a
Fashion Merchandising student
How would you describe your personal style?
That’s such a tricky question! Throughout the years, I’ve tried so many different styles that my
style is a weird blend of every single style. I guess if I could try, I would say it’s basically Pretty
and Pink meets Clueless that meets The Craft.
What is the inspiration for your looks?
I would have to say Cher from Clueless. Her outfits were pretty simple, but they can honestly
be reinterpreted in so many ways. I watch that movie so often that she is basically my fashion
Where do you like to shop, and why?
I love going to ZARA and American Apparel! I love ZARA because it does basic outfits that
look so edgy, and also I live right next to two ZARAs! I love American Apparel
because it’s so simple and easy to style, and it usually flatters my body type.
What does fashion mean to you?
I could go on for hours on why I love Fashion, but the reason I personally love it is because
fashion is living- it’s walking art. Fashion is the way to express yourself without having to use
What do you think of UCOF’s mission and presence in the fashion industry?
UCOF is amazing because I realized how scary it can be to someone to want to be in the fashion
industry, but not know how to go about entering it. I value mentorships, especially in Fashion,
because I remember when I first started getting into Fashion how much of a relief it was
having my mentor help me every step of the way in learning about the industry. UCOF helps
give people a chance to become something in fashion, and I think that’s great!