I Stay in Texas and At all times Get Compliments on These four Styling Tips


When I’m looking for forward and elevated style inspiration, Shadi Ojelade’s feed, @scarletkent, is always a go-to. The Austin-based influencer’s wardrobe seems to include a mix of modern basics and trend-driven staples. So naturally, her outfit formulas are top-notch. And given that she lives in Texas, she’s used to crafting quite the range of eye-catching ensembles that suit a variety of seasons. “The weather goes through all seasons in one day in Texas (especially Austin), so there are a few standout ways I dress to still look effortless and in season,” she told me. Naturally, I needed to know more.

On that note, I asked Ojelade to share with me four of the go-to styling tricks she routinely turns to when she creates her most popular looks while in Austin. Essentially, she receives the most compliments when she leans into the fashion looks in question.

Keep scrolling to check out tips from Ojelade, complete with visual references. You’ll also uncover a smattering of shopping picks sprinkled throughout in case you’re feeling especially inspired by any of the style moments.


Melinda Martin