Student Style Spotlight: Bria Johnson

Meet Bria Johnson, one of WFU Style’s new members this year.

I caught up with her to talk about scoring deals, her Instagram crushes, and how she would describe her personal style.

In Forever 21 boots, jacket, skirt, and hat. Turtleneck from Belk. All photos by Katie Dickens

Her style icon: Solange Knowles

One of her favorite Instagram accounts: Being Her– a lifestyle blog run by twin Ethiopian fashion bloggers named Hermon and Herona, who are also deaf.

An adjective to describe her personal style: “My style depends on my mood. I just want it to be fun.”

On the evolution of her style: “In high school, we weren’t allowed to wear sweatpants or leggings, and I didn’t want to be basic when I had to dress up. I did colored pants and printed pants and things like that. I’m a big fan of Mary Janes and mules. I would say my style is my journey, so depending on the day it constantly changes.”

On where she shops: “I shop everywhere! My mom always taught me that no matter your socioeconomic background, a deal is a deal. If you have $1,000, don’t buy the most expensive thing. Start with the clearance rack. Target is my secret weapon spot for shopping. I also love H&M, Forever 21, Boohoo, and Altar’d State. I also shop at Ivy and Leo and BohoBlu in Winston.”

On joining WFU Style: “I joined WFUStyle because I like to be fashionable and to write and express myself. I also want to bring diversity to the club- we have really diverse styles, but in the past the club didn’t have the most diverse people.”

Bria is also starting a blog with her friend called “Denim and a Dream” that should be published in the next few weeks, and in her free time she is also an avid party planner and decorator.

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