Akot Riak of Kansas City models some signs of past times: burnt orange from the 1970s and ripped jeans from the 1990s. A hint of today: emoji stickers. Jeans: Wet Seal, $34.90. “Saucy” bodysuit: Wet Seal, $16.95. Scarf: Standard Style, $235. Binder emoji patches: Justice, $6.90.
Akot Riak of Kansas City models some signs of past times: burnt orange from the 1970s and ripped jeans from the 1990s. A hint of today: emoji stickers. Jeans: Wet Seal, $34.90. “Saucy” bodysuit: Wet Seal, $16.95. Scarf: Standard Style, $235. Binder emoji patches: Justice, $6.90. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com
Akot Riak of Kansas City models some signs of past times: burnt orange from the 1970s and ripped jeans from the 1990s. A hint of today: emoji stickers. Jeans: Wet Seal, $34.90. “Saucy” bodysuit: Wet Seal, $16.95. Scarf: Standard Style, $235. Binder emoji patches: Justice, $6.90. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com

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