Fashion From Abroad

Huge trends this season are studs, patterns and textures, yet being able to combine the three into one outfit without going overboard can be somewhat of a challenge. This Fashionista’s outfit, however, combines these three trends by using a muted black palate to pull it all together. Her studded sneakers, shiny leggings and star-print sweater are all tied together through her use of black make this outfit trend heaven.

When I first spotted this Fashionista on the streets of Florence, I was amazed at how classically chic yet fashion-forward her outfit was. As a fellow student studying abroad, I am constantly trying to stand out amongst the fashionable Italians without looking like I am trying too hard, and this Fashionista mastered that! As I took a closer look at her outfit I realized she had hit another huge trend of this season: the wedge sneaker. The concept of these sneakers may sound extremely odd, but the practicality of these shoes is genius. A comfortable sneaker with a hidden wedge to secretly elongate your legs…what more could a girl want?! Their suede material, which was covered in studs, made this item alone stand out as a trend combination.

As much as I was impressed by this Fashionista’s use of trends, I was even more impressed by how she made these trends look so put together. Combining this many trends could have landed her in trend overload, but instead she tied them all together by putting a classic black twist on the outfit. I am always so amazed at all of the style I see while abroad, and this Fashionista’s outfit is a prime example of why I love FASHION FROM ABROAD.


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