Hey Good Lookin'

What’s cooking for 2018? For Stephanie Hoban, a long-awaited brick-and-mortar spinoff of her rave-worthy vegan food truck Ripe Cuisine. The beautiful chef — mostly in looks by homegrown designers, in all the colors of an organic garden — is making her plans, eyeing the Heights and turning up the heat!

Watercolor striped gown, $1,898, by Cesar Galindo at Sloan Hall; necklace, $1,495, ring, $3,900, earrings, $2,000, and bracelet, $2,500, all at Lewis Jewelers; shoes, $850, by Sophia Webster at Neiman Marcus

Photos by Steven Visneau

Styling by Todd Ramos

Makeup by Edward Sanchez

Hair by Melissa Ivanic for Estilo Salon and Spa

Shot on location at Heights Mercantile and Yale @ 6th apartments

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