The Style of Patricia Lagmay

2 years ago by

Photos Kate Berry

What are you wearing and how does it reflect your personal style?
Everything l’m wearing, outside of jewelry, has been thrifted. An old boyfriend once gave me the nickname budget bougie (hey Migos), which more or less sums me up. I love beautiful, well-made pieces, but can only really appreciate them if I’ve found them for a steal! The jacket that I’m wearing is the perfect LA piece because it’s compact and doesn’t wrinkle, which means I can throw it in my tote during the day, and whip it out once it gets cold at night.

Describe your style in 3 words or phrases.
Simple, but thoughtful. Also, budget bougie.

What is your ideal outfit or uniform?
A men’s navy tee, faded vintage Levis, 90’s kitten heels, and the same gold jewelry I wear everyday.

The Style of Patricia Lagmay

Who are your style icons?
CBK (Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy). And my mom.

How does living in LA influence your style?
I’ve become a much more casual dresser since moving here. Comfort has become more important, too, but that could just be an aging thing.

What are you excited about in fashion right now?
All the beautiful Filipina (and in general, South East Asian) faces that are slowly being celebrated. It’s not something I saw growing up and I definitely had moments of being a tween, wishing I was a different ethnicity. I’m excited for these shifts to eliminate that across the board.

The Style of Patricia Lagmay



Patricia Lagmay is a fashion stylist based in Los Angeles. Over the last 10 years, she’s worked with publications such as Vanity Fair, media outlets such as Who What Wear, and has shaped the styling direction of brands like Everlane and Aritzia. She’s also very good at committing to navy color schemes and thrifting for Manolos from the 90s.


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