Desiree Dahl, the model who graces our September/October cover, shares her favorite healthy meals, local stores

Our September/October issue is on its way to newsstands and subscribers. And to get you ready, let us introduce you to our cover girl, Desiree climbed trees and looked perfectly at home playing in the fields of Slate Run Metro Park for our '70s-themed photo shoot. Stay tuned to see those looks online, and find a copy of your ownhere.

Name:Desiree Dahl

Age: 23

How I stay fit:I'm really bad at working out, so I try to live an active lifestyle. I take my dog for long walks, and I'll play sports like volleyball or basketball with friends. I like to hike at local nature preserves.

Favorite healthy meal:Fish! I eat it about five times a week. It's a good, lean protein.

Personal style:It's kind of a mix between Parisian chic and modern edge.

Favorite item in my closet:My Tibi silk joggers. I can dress them up or keep them casual.

Go-to shops in the city:Rowe Boutique and Ladybird

Tip for taking a flattering photo:Never do the duck face!