Our September cover star, Lauren Jauregui, can't settle down with just one fashion aesthetic—she says her style changes with her mood, because style is "an expression of self." If you're just copying what you see on the runway, she says, you can lose sight of yourself and what you actually want to wear. “The whole stress of life, I feel like, comes from trying to be someone you’re not,” says Jauregui. "Not knowing yourself is when you project your insecurities and your fears and your bullshit onto other people.” So dress exactly how you want.
Below, hear more of our cover star’s thoughts on fashion influences and self-awareness.