Fashionista Spotlight

When you look around in your classes, you see that people are either dressed up in cute and thought out outfits, or they’re casual and wearing shorts and a sweater. This Fashionista caught my eye when I saw that she was wearing just a plain white V-neck and jeans, but made it look so fabulous and stylish. She wore brown ankle boots that matched the shade of her hair and sunglasses, and a lighter shaded denim top around her waist. Wearing different shades of denim together is in, and this Fashionista wore it well! This shows that with just a little effort, even the simplest of outfits can be dressed up.

Name: Isabel Valdez

Year: Junior

Major: Fashion Merchandising

CollegeFashionista: How would you describe your style?

Isabel Valdez: I would say it’s very casual but still stylish. I don’t like wearing just jeans and a top, I have to always dress it up somehow but still keep it comfortable.

CF: Who are your top three favorite designers?

IV: Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs and Alexander McQueen. I love these designers because they can turn their fancy and stylish designs into casual and everyday looks. It doesn’t have to be one or the other.

CF: What are your favorite places to shop?

IV:  Nordstrom, Urban Outfitters, Zara and H&M. They all have a great variety of styles.

CF: What trend are you looking forward to this summer?

IV: Crop tops and casual looks! I love flannels and shirts around the waist with a high-waist short and either booties or converse. I also am looking forward to the bohemian look with long flowing skirts and crop tops.

How To: It’s very easy to get this Fashionista’s simple and stylish look. You first need a plain white V-neck, like this one from Forever 21. They can also be found almost anywhere, even at places such as Wal-Mart or Target. Pair that top with your favorite pair of dark wash skinny jeans and accessorize with some cute brown ankle boots and brown shaded aviators to match. My favorite part of the outfit is the chambray top that’s tied around the waist. Pick one that’s a different shade than the pair of jeans to create some dimension in your outfit, and now you turned your plain outfit into a trendy one!


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