30-1 Spring Issue
Entertaining the Bakersfield Way
Baklava is a traditional Eastern European dessert (its origin is often disputed). It consists of multiple layers of phyllo dough and you can find it everywhere in the Balkans.
Written by Bakersfield Magazine
Lieane Burgess, 42
Occupation: Commercial Insurance/ Marketing Specialist
Are you a Bakersfield Native? My family and I moved out here from Minnesota when I was 8.
Is there a beauty product that you absolutely can’t live without? My mascara. No matter how tired I am, it always does the trick.
Do you think Bakersfield has a style? I don’t think Bakersfield has any particular style. There is such a diverse group of people with many different styles. That is what I love about Bakersfield.
Describe your personal style. Cute and girly, but classy.
How long does it usually take you to get ready in the morning? About an hour….that’s after my coffee.
Is there a celebrity or person in your life that you get your style from? No, I like to create my own sense of style. What are you wearing? INC blouse with Ralph Lauren Capris, Brighton Jewelry and Franco Sarto Shoes.
Does your style change when you are not at work? Definitely more casual. I love to wear my jeans and shorts.
How do you personalize your ‘business’ look? Professional, but young and trendy. A lot of black. Whether it be a skirt or slacks, you can mix and match with bright colors and accessories.
What are your favorite places to shop in Bakersfield? Christine’s, Apricot Lane and LaTiDa Salon & Boutique, Macys, Forever 21.
What is your favorite item of clothing? My Lucky Jeans. I can dress them up or down to fit any occasion.
What is the biggest fashion mistake you have made? The big hair in the 80’s. I don’t know what I was thinking.
Are you a bargain hound? Yes, there is nothing like finding the perfect outfit at a bargain price.
What mistakes do you think men make when they dress? The saggy pants and shorts. No one wants to see their undergarments!
Article appeared in our 29-2 Issue - June 2012