Fashionista Spotlight

This Fashionista was spotted out and about braving the frigid Buffalo weather, while still managing to look extra stylish. My favorite part of her outfit? Those black lace-up boots. Pretty sure I need a pair, pronto. Clearly this Fashionista isn’t letting the cold winter air get in her way.

Name: Christine Aiad

Major: Accounting

Year: Senior

CollegeFashionista: What are you wearing?

Christine Aiad: A Forever 21 coat and dress. J.Crew Scarf, black tight and Nine West Lace Up Boots.

CF: Describe your style in three words.

CA: Comfortable, fun and evolving.

CF: What are your top three wardrobe staples?

CA: My Levi jeggings, Ray-Ban Wayfarers and my Nine West lace up boots (worn above). 

CF: Where is your favorite place to shop?

CA: Forever 21 – it’s literally where all my clothes are from.

CF: Who is your celebrity style icon?

CA: Emma Watson. I love that she can be edgy and girly at the same time.

CF: Where do you find your fashion inspiration from?

CA: The people around me. And I like to check out what’s trending from various magazines and blogs.

CF: Best tip for dressing for the cold winter weather?

CA: Leggings under everything. They’re a must.

CF: Go-to outfit for school?

CA: Skinny jeans with a loose tank underneath an oversized jean jacket, paired with a scarf and moccasins.

CF: What’s one item on your fashion wishlist?

CA: A set of pearls.

How To: To achieve her look pair a fun floral dress, like this one from Forever21, with black tights, and if you’re feeling daring, pair the dress with a fun pair of patterned tights for a little extra flair. Top it off with this purple coat from dELiA*s, and add an infinity scarf to keep extra warm. And don’t forget to add a little edge to your outfit with a pair of lace up boots. Another great thing about this outfit is that it’s simple enough to easily translate from day to night.  Just trade those boots for this pair of ALDO heels, swipe on some red lipstick and add a moto jacket for some edge.


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