"Extra" Style

AJ Baumann / For The Post

"Extra" Style

AJ Baumann / For The Post

Geena Provenzano describes her style as “extra.”

“I feel like I’m very monochromatic, but I like having a statement piece with that,” Provenzano, a freshman studying journalism, said.

Provenzano was voted by her peers as the Post Pick for Most Fashionable, and it’s quite easy to see why.

“I think the best way to put it, is that she makes everyone look average,” Annie Kautz, a freshman studying photography, said.

Provenzano, who is from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area, has been interested in fashion since she was a toddler and could be found going through her mother’s closet putting together outfits.

Provenzano now puts her fashion insight on a blog called Psychonic Style. On the site, she writes about trends she’s interested in, current fashion news and shows off looks of her own.

“I do lookbooks of what I wear and how I pair certain things, and then I’ll do trends I’m currently obsessed with and where to buy certain things that are trendy now,” Provenzano said.

She also created a Christmas list on her blog, as well as anniversary picks for Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale.

“I work at Nordstrom, so I shop there a lot because (of the) discounts, and I like how they have a little bit of everything,” Provenzano said. “I shop at Free People a lot because I like all of their bohemian sort of different things, and Urban Outfitters, too, for the same reason.”

Provenzano finds inspiration from other people’s blogs, as well as social media sites such as Instagram. Her favorite places to find new looks are reality television shows like Project Runway.

“I feel like (fashion is) its own artform in a way. I think it’s one of the best ways to express individuality.”– Geena Provenzano

“I’m in a group in Pittsburgh that’s a blogger group, so I look at (their blogs) a lot,” Provenzano said. “I think Instagram is big because of the pictures. You can see the outfits easily.”

One of Provenzano’s biggest inspirations is Rachel Zoe, who is a fashion designer, writer and businesswoman. She is a role model to Provenzano because she was one of the first people she saw with a similar job that she wants in the industry.

Provenzano is reluctant to say she finds inspiration in the stylings of the Kardashian family, but she said her closet is stocked with some similar items.

“I don’t want to say the Kardashians because they’re not who I would think to be style inspiration,” Provenzano said. “But some of the clothes they wear I do see myself wearing, so I guess I take outfit inspiration from them.”

Alessia Accordino, a freshman studying exercise physiology, admires the fact Provenzano is not afraid to stand out and be the most fashionable person in the room.

“She just wants to look her best all the time and puts her best foot forward,” Accordino said.

Provenzano’s dream job is to combine her passion for fashion and journalism experience to become the editor of Vogue, one of the most well-known fashion magazines in the world.

“I feel like (fashion is) its own artform in a way,” Provenzano said. “I think it’s one of the best ways to express individuality.”

Photo by: Meagan Hall / Photo Editor

Development by: Taylor Johnston / Digital Production Editor

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