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Fab Friday: Xina Scuderi

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November

On today's installment of Fab Friday, meet Xina Scuderi, a fashion blogger from St. Petersburg who also works at the fantastic Buffalo Gal Vintage. If you attend any Tampa Bay fashion events, you'll probably see Xina popping around with a camera on her neck, snapping photos for her blog, The Renegade Fashion Writer. Xina won a Creative Loafing Best of the Bay award for her blog this year. Here, she tells us a little about herself, her style and her favorite finds.

Want to be featured on Fab Friday? If you live in  Tampa Bay and blog about fashion (or just have great style!), email stephhayeswrites@gmail.com with " FAB  FRIDAY" in the subject line! And don't be afraid to nominate your friends.

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Name: Xina Scuderi

City: St. Petersburg

Style philosophy: Comfortable. Basic shirt and pants. I usually purchase investment statement garments or jewelry for important events that I attend as press.

Best deal ever: Free stuff from friends and family. Some examples - my favorite pair of jeans and my wallet were given to me by friends. People leave cool stuff and my house so I claim them, and my aunt cuts my hair for free. And I borrow often.

Favorite place to shop: For basic pants and tops, Target, LOFT, Old Navy. FRIENDS AND FAMILY'S CLOSETS! My investment and statement pieces are mostly from local boutiques and vintage stores. I go with Made in China on my basics but support local in my investment and statement pieces.

Xina's outfit: This is my look from when I attended the Peace Couture Fashion Show. For events, I usually wear at least one statement piece with some meaning that is related to the event or that moment in time. Here, I wore a historical military jacket in honor of Veteran's Day and in memory of my Pepere who was a veteran, with a simple black tank top, black pants and some chunky high heel brown ankle boots. I purchased the jacket from Buffalo Gal Vintage, where I am currently working. I also like to wear Nikon and press pass jewelry at events.

Deal Diva Stephanie

Photo: Courtesy Xina Scuderi

[Last modified: Friday, November 30, 2012 1:49pm]

    

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