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You know the type: She can make a subway platform look like a personal runway, and turn an ordinary T-shirt into the most glamorous thing you've ever witnessed. One of our favorite such elusive fashion goddesses is Cat Party blogger and VFILES staffer extraordinaire, Chelsea Fairless.
Her personal aesthetic and sharp eye set her apart in every setting. Each month, thousands log on to Cat Party to read Chelsea’s witty, irreverent, and well-curated posts on everything from '70s horror films and '90s magazine editorials to musings on Kanye West.
When she isn’t sharing her insights on style and pop culture with her loyal online following, you can spot her on the streets of Bushwick, Brooklyn, where she’s lived for over three years. That's where we tracked her down, stopping by Chelsea’s fantastically girly, kitschy apartment to experience what it's like to surround yourself in pink, 24/7. (Spoiler alert: It's magical.)
Photographed by Maia Harms
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