Best Dressed 2016

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Cindy McCarty Sherman

60, Senior legal secretary, federal public defenders


Finish this sentence:  “I wouldn’t be caught dead wearing...”

Sweatpants or un-ironed clothes!


What’s the most you’ve ever spent on a must-have piece of clothing?

Actually, my husband bought it for me for Christmas: $1,000 on a light pink Luisa Cerano leather jacket. It will last forever.


What’s the best bargain you’ve ever found?

About 20 years ago, I found a navy blue, pin-striped, Ralph Lauren business suit.  Originally $450, and I got it for less than $150.


What’s your favorite outfit or article of clothing you’ve ever worn?  

Any piece of clothing that is high-low.


What’s your favorite fashion trend right now?



If you could wear one brand or designer for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Rachel zoe. Her clothes are awesome.


Where do you find fashion inspiration?

The harem.


Who are your fashion role models?

My good friend, julie mace.


What three words define your personal style?  

Fun, contemporary, playful.


What’s your signature piece?

Jeans. They’re comfortable, versatile, and can be dressed up or down.


How long does it take you to get ready to go out or go to work?  

One hour.  Okay, one and a half hours, because i’m half asleep when I get ready in the mornings.


What are your favorite places to shop that are in 417-land?

The harem—nowhere else! The best clothing, best sales associates, best customer service!


What are your favorite places to shop that are not in 417-land?

When we travel, I usually don’t shop.  I’m more interested in seeing the town instead of shopping.


What’s the most embarrassing thing that you’ve ever worn?

Mismatched shoes!


See Cindy walk the runway at 417 Magazine’s Fashionation on April 9! Get tickets here.


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