Tag: Winter Outfit

How Fashion Changes in College

burgundy pleather jacket, Francesca's jeans, leopard rain booties

When I started college in the fall, I had every intention of maintaining my rather fancy everyday style. My high school’s dress code was a loose “business casual,” and as a result, I became accustomed to dressing nice each day (and actually really enjoyed it—gasp!). I’ve now made it into my second semester of college and have yet to attend classes in my sweatpants…so I guess I’m still doing okay with my goal. What I didn’t expect were some unintended consequences of life on a college campus that have affected how I choose to get dressed each morning. Sure, there’s the stereotype of students looking like slobs and never changing out of their sweats or leggings. But below I outline some rather unexpected, never-mentioned changes that have me itching to revamp my closet. If only the “poor college student” were just a stereotype too… Continue reading “How Fashion Changes in College”

Swinging Into Something New

black floral Cabi tank top

Picture this: last Sunday afternoon, I just got home from a 5 mile walk; the sun was shining on a gorgeous winter day; and then I suddenly received a text (a rare and exciting occasion for me). Someone I know from school added me to a group chat the previous Thursday and texted asking if anyone was interested in…going swing dancing on the town! Continue reading “Swinging Into Something New”

Trend Tester Series: Shoe Clips

pom pom shoe clips

I’m coming at ya today with the second installment of my Trend Tester miniseries. In this series, I’m selecting a few trendy items currently making an appearance in the fashion scene and testing them out to see if they “pass” or “fail” for an everyday fashionista. The first item I reviewed was the circle bag, and you can read about it here in case you missed it. Today, I’m sticking with the accessories but migrating from the shoulder and hip area to the feet, where we find our next trend in its natural habitat: the shoe clip. Continue reading “Trend Tester Series: Shoe Clips”