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Style Stop

  • Karen Currie on Main street Northampton.
  • Karen Currie on Main street Northampton.<br/>

On one of the first truly hot days of the season, the Style Stop team spotted Karen Currie dressed in a long, flowy dress and relaxing on a bench in downtown Northampton. A 2004 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Currie lives in Richmond, Va., but said she and her wife are hoping to move back to this area.

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HER CHOICE FOR SUMMER: Something that’s comfortable that’s not going to stick to me

THE DRESS: I got it from Ann Taylor Loft. I’d been looking for one for awhile. A dress is easy — you just have to pick one thing that you want to wear. I kind of feel like I’m wearing PJ’s, and that’s a benefit.

THE PATTERN: I tend to go for bold. This is actually a little muted for me.

FOOTWEAR: Whatever I can walk in. These aren’t really that comfortable. I’m usually wearing my Tevas.

HER STYLE: Whatever I happen to see that I like. And if it’s on sale, that’s good, too.

SOUTHERN SUMMERS: It’s more humid there. You go from really hot outside to really cold air conditioning inside, so layers are good. I always have a sweater stuffed in my purse.

HER BAG: Whatever will hold all my stuff, and my wife’s

— Suzanne Wilson

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