Five talented teens athletes step out of their uniforms to showcase some of fall’s best local fashions, hair styling, and makeup.
Photographs by Alix Martinez
Hair Styling by Imogene Wilson of Alchemy, The Salon
Makeup by Marne Dustin Denslow, with Cosmetics by Organachs, Westport
Fashion Styling by Cindi McCann & Nancy Wasserman, Worth New York
Grace Flink, Fairfield Ludlowe
Why lacrosse and hockey? They both require mental toughness and athleticism—and they are activities most girls wouldn’t necessarily do!
Surprising fact about me I want to be an FBI agent.
Motto Great moments are born from great opportunities (Herb Brooks).
I can’t live without Chapstick.
Grace is wearing a Worth New York navy cotton and leather Miles Pant, $498, and navy rib turtleneck Hi Lo Tabard, $398. Camel wedge shoes from Apricot Lane, $58. Pearl earrings from Fairfield Center Jewelers, $120.
Marcel Parsons, Fairfield Warde
Why basketball? Its life lessons: teamwork, leadership, learning from mistakes, and taking care of your body.
My style I love a sporty look: hoodies, athletic shorts, and sneakers. And more dressy: khakis and polos.
Surprising fact about me My sister and I danced in talent shows from first to seventh grade and we always won!
Marcel is wearing a J. McLaughlin Gramercy green/blue plaid shirt, $145, Southern Tide dark pant from Island Outfitters, $125, and Raymond Weil automatic watch from Fairfield Center Jewelers, $3,100.
Alexander Gough, Fairfield Prep
Why soccer? I love the fun and competition of playing center midfield.
My style Preppy.
Surprising fact about me I played cello for five years in the chamber orchestra.
I can’t live without Music!
Favorite song “Cooped Up” by Felly.
Motto Try your hardest in everything you do.
From Island Outfitters, Alexander is wearing Southern Tide Indigo trim-fit shirt, $99.50, Southern Tide dark pant, $125. His watch is a Frederique Constant Slimline Silver Dial black-leather watch with alligator-leather strap, $2,795 from Henry C. Reid & Son
Jewelers in Fairfield.
Olivia Parisi, Fairfield Warde
Why volleyball and basketball? Nothing feels better than to go hit the volleyball as hard as I can or to go to basketball and make a bunch of shots.
Heroes Emma Watson and Malala Yousafzai.
Hobbies Binge watching “The Office.”
Ambition I want to do everything in my power to win a state championship, and I also want to be a doctor.
Surprising fact about me I love to argue everything and anything, even if my point is wrong.
Motto Do what’s right, not what’s easy.
From Mama Jane’s Global Boutique, Olivia wears a Yatra Shabana Dress, $225, Nigel Preston Knight leather jacket, $900, and Shiraleah Chicago Tallulah earrings, $24. Stuart Weitzman wrap Gilligan shoe, $175, from Walin & Wolff.
Bridget Walsh, Fairfield Ludlowe
Why rowing? I have always had a love for the water. My parents always had to pull me out when I was little, otherwise my lips turned blue!
My style Casual and girly.
Motto My current situation isn’t my final destination.
Surprising fact about me I have gotten third-degree burns on my ankles from frostbite.
Favorite song Elton John’s “Your Song.”
Hobbies Learning how to play the guitar.
Favorite meal Archie Moore’s wings.
Bridget is wearing a Likely Brand Dress from Apricot Lane. Suede Allie booties in sand by Rebecca Minkoff, $175, from Walin & Wolff, Southport. Bracelet is Marco Bicego, 18k hand-engraved yellow-gold bracelet with rose-cut cushion dark aquamarine, $3,510 from Henry C. Reid Jewelers.