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Brittney Xu

Name:Brittney Xu

College: Brown '14

Major: English & Economics

Describe your style in three words.
Evolving, Vibrant/Colorful
What was your style journey? The way you dress shapes how others see you--it's always an experiment for me. It's fascinating that people react differently when I dress up and each outfit feels like a different costume or personality. That's why I can't quite pin down my personal style, because it's dependent on who I want to be that day. I believe in fashion's power to challenge people's expectations and speak against authority.



You say you experiment--what do you look for in people's expectations? What's a "successful experiment"? If I'm trying to look good, I could try to get compliments, of course. If I'm feeling cynical, maybe I'll subvert how you're "supposed to dress". Any reaction is successful, because what I'm interested in is the reaction and the social context behind it. It&#…