Karen Strassman
Runway|Winter 2019
Tell us about your personal style.

Because I’m petite, I tend to gravitate to more classic lines, especially for the red carpet...pieces that fit well and don’t overwhelm, with some fun, elegant or sexy flare. In my daily life, because I spend a lot of time in the studio standing in front of the mic or in rehearsal working on auditions, scene work, theater, coaching clients, or running around town from session to session, I lean towards clothes and shoes I can move a lot in: jeans, boots, and playful tops.

Tell us about your time in Paris.

I grew up in the United States on the East Coast, but my mother was from Denmark, and we spent a lot of vacations there when I was growing up. I always felt a deep resonance with Europe. When I was a teenager, I yearned to go back there to live and study.

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