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MY LOOK: The Urban Element’s Payton Kennedy talks about her style — and her three closets

This story appears in the October edition of Ottawa Magazine, on newsstands now. Click here to subscribe to the print or digital versions.

Photo by Jessica Deeks; makeup by Jessica Tomas from The Loft.
Payton is wearing a customized vintage dress by Canadian label Daymor Couture, from Value Village, and an H&M ring. She was shot on location at Urban Element with Seascape by Michael Smith, courtesy of Gallery 3. Photo by Jessica Deeks; makeup by Jessica Tomas from The Loft.

You have a really unique style. How would you describe it?
Eclectic. It changes on a daily basis. I literally get up in the morning and say to myself, “How do I feel today?” and take it from there. It’s almost costumey; it can be hippie, dressy — and I love the ’70s. I have stuff that I bought in the ’90s and have worn recently — I never throw anything away.

Where do you keep it all?
I have three closets. My blazers, skirts, and pants are in my room, my jeans are in my son’s room, and my dresses are in my office. I thought about turning my office into a walk-in closet, but I still need to work. Someday!

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