A Fan’s Style: Stephanie Elmir

Chatting about stripes, celebrity encounters and guilty pop pleasures.

A Fan’s Style highlights the personal tastes in music and fashion of ordinary people.

Stephanie Elmir, 22, is an actor and writer who I am very fortunate to call my friend. She is a first-generation American and daughter to hardworking parents from Lebanon and Honduras. Her upbringing and background make her wondrous, curious and insightful. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

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Song Diaries: Hero/Heroine by Boys Like Girls (2006)

The friendship trials of an aspiring emo teen.

Song Diaries looks back on songs and the memories they carry for the writer.

We change as we grow older, it’s just a part of life. I, at least, would like to think I have changed from the person I was back in middle school.

It was during my middle school years (’08-’09) that being emo was a popular thing. Shopping at Hot Topic and listening to bands like Paramore and My Chemical Romance were all the rage. “Rawr” also meant “I love you” in dinosaur during those days, apparently.

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