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Style Profile: Photographer favors easy, bohemian-inspired fashion

Madison Bartz, a 24-year-old photographer who also works with the Anne Carlsen Center in Fargo, favors easy, bohemian-inspired fashions. Anna G. Larson / The Forum1 / 2
Madison Bartz. Anna G. Larson / The Forum2 / 2

FARGO - A sprinkling of jewelry, bold lipstick and a bright smile are Madison Bartz’s best accessories.

The 24-year-old photographer who also works with the Anne Carlsen Center in Fargo favors easy, bohemian-inspired fashions.

I spotted Bartz downtown and liked her casual style paired with orange-red lipstick.

Describe your style. There aren’t certain words that describe it. I wear whatever’s comfy and in my budget, but I am specific about what I like.

What are you wearing today? Tank from Old Navy, wide-leg pants from Urban Outfitters, a thrifted belt and bracelets, rings from my mom, a Tiffany promise ring from my boyfriend and an Ax+Apple necklace.

Who’re your style icons? My mom because she dresses so well but it’s not trendy. I mostly take inspiration from my friends and people I follow on Instagram and Pinterest.

Where do you shop? Proper & Prim and Target locally, but I shop online at H&M, Urban Outfitters and Nasty Gal.

I also love Fargo Rocks, the local rock shop, for jewelry.

What inspires your style? Travel. I feel like Fargo still has that small-town, conservative style sometimes, and once you go to bigger cities, you see a greater diversity in personal style.

What’s your fashion philosophy? If I like it, I’m going to wear it. But it has to fit well too so it’s flattering.

If I’m not happy in my outfit, it’s not a good day.

What’s always in your handbag? Lipstick! I love MAC Cosmetics. I also always have my planner and some sort of camera. Right now I have a disposable camera.

What’s the craziest thing you’ve worn? A thrifted A-line red velvet dress with an off-the-shoulder neckline.

I bought it for $2.

Anna G. Larson

Anna G. Larson is a features reporter with The Forum who writes a weekly column featuring stylish people in Fargo-Moorhead. Larson graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in journalism and joined The Forum in July 2012. She's a Fargo native who enjoys travel, food, baking, fashion, animals, coffee and all things Midwestern. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter: @msannagrace 

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