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Welcome to the latest edition of Working It, where Racked National takes street style to the next level—the office. The litmus test of a true fashionista is how she (or he) rocks her style on any old day to work. Forget the pedestrian khakis and a button downs—these fashionable professionals take the office dress code to a whole other dimension. Quick, somebody call HR!
This week, we took an inside look at what it takes to be a Jack Wills Seasonnaire—the stylish college students behind the classic English university outfitters. As a Seasonaire, college students nationwide represent the Jack Wills aesthetic through a visual-diary of fun summer parties, events, and campaigns on the Jack Wills Tumblr.
Rachel Romanowsky, marketing manager: My personal style emerges from my British-American heritage, fused with a lifetime in sport and competition. Growing up on Martha's Vineyard in a small sailing town, my style is classic New England preppy with a personal eccentric twist of bright color and pattern.
Romanowsky is wearing the Jack Wills Eckersley dress and the Raynham cardigan, paired with Glenthorne brogues.
Sasha Gemis, Jack Wills Seasonnaire: I like the deeper colors of Autumn and the warmth of the layers that come with it. [I'm] probably at my most unstoppable when I'm rocking the skinny jeans and military boots with a tweed, riding blazer. You could call me the dark side of Jack, if I didn't have such a soft spot for the Fairisle cardigans.
Gemis is wearing the Jack Wills Heathcliffe tee over the classic floral Hanford tulip skirt with the Streatley sandals.
Harriet Broun, Nantucket Store Manager: I grew up in the picturesque surroundings of Brighton, on the south coast of Sussex, England. The setting of my hometown provided an abundance of seaside imagery, which I believe has influenced my expressive, tasteful style. I try to convey subtle elegance with flashes of vibrancy to replicate the multicultural and incredible diversity of life in Brighton.
Broun is wearing the Jack Wills Cookbury top, the Taynton cardigan, and the Fernham super skinny jeans.
Harald Zurakowski, intern and winner of the Jack Wills' Best Summer Job in America Contest: I grew up in the Northeast, but spent a lot of time overseas as I'm Danish-American. So my personal style is laid-back, preppy chic with a dash of European styling.