Street style: What's in your bag? Novels, sandwiches and more!

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"I'm mostly I'm inspired by mid-'80s new-wave culture in terms of fashion. I try to avoid things with logos on them and shop consciously, no sweatshop-condoned labels," says Kat. She carries two bags most days: today it's a patterned floral print purse that came from the ARC in Lakewood, as well as a black leather bag as well. Let's see what's inside...

Good old-fashioned lunch: oriental-flavored Ramen Noodles and PB&J. This is the diet that fuels most college students and starving artists. Kat is a combination of both. This is Kat's sketchbook that goes everywhere with her, so when inspiration comes, she can capture it. "When I was fifteen years old and full of angst, I thought all ideas came from a pencil. That's when I got my first tattoo," she says. With her sketchbook and proper pencil, Kat will surely never miss an idea.

Discover the style of Adam Ward on Page 3!

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Mauricio Octavio Rocha graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in English writing and a minor in cinema studies; He has been writing about fashion and style for Westword since 2012. Rocha also writes songs for his music and art project, VULGAR FEVER.
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