“Fashion is important to me because it’s what people see when they see you. A first impression is a lasting impression." - Quentoria Kendricks
Name: Quentoria Kendricks
Occupation: Chattanooga State student/Belk sales associate
“Fashion is important to me because it’s what people see when they see you. A first impression is a lasting impression. If you dress in baggy clothes, it shows people that you don’t care about appearance. I dress professionally when I go to work, and because I work at Belk, I know when all the sales are and I’m good at finding bargains. But when I’m not at work, I wear jeans and T-shirts, but I always dress up the look with bangles, a nice necklace, earrings and good-looking shoes. I also dress the way I’m feeling that day. Some days I’ll wear something rather simple, and other days I go all out.”
Feature writer Karen Nazor Hill covers fashion, design, home and gardening, pets, entertainment, human interest features and more. She also is an occasional news reporter and the Town Talk columnist. She previously worked for the Catholic newspaper Tennessee Register and was a reporter at the Chattanooga Free Press from 1985 to 1999, when the newspaper merged with the Chattanooga Times. She won a Society of Professional Journalists Golden Press third-place award in feature writing for ...