We recently had the chance to sit down with a few of Indy’s most fashion-forward bloggers at our Fall FashIN Preview and quiz them about all things autumn-related, including their must-have pieces of the season. Read on for their fashion tips!

This week, we’re featuring the stylish and savings-savvy Whitney Smith, Indy’s FruGal at the Indianapolis Star. Take a look at Whitney’s top closet, beauty, and trend picks for fall!

Whitney Smith, Indy's FruGal at the Indianapolis Star, talks fall fashion

How would you describe your personal style?

Whitney: All over the place!


What’s your go-to Pantone hue of the season?

Whitney: Koi.


Which fall/winter wardrobe pieces can’t you live without?

Whitney: A great pair of leather ankle boots and gold lipstick.

Whitney Smith DIY's a pair of sunglasses at the Fall FashIN Event

Whitney getting creative with a pair of shades at our DIY Sunglass Station.

What’s your favorite trend for fall/winter?

Whitney: Edgy, ladylike, and co-ed chic.


What must-have accessory channels your favorite trend?

Whitney: Long chains, pearls, and big funky hoops.

Bedazzled DIY Frames by Whitney Smith!

Whitney’s finished DIY sunglasses (get her pair here)!

A special thanks to Whitney for attending our event and taking a moment to chat about her fall favorites.