FASHIONISTA SPOTLIGHT: Katie Kages

Fashionista Spotlight

Although many fashion fads have come and gone, the preppy look has always remained in style. Throughout the years, preppy has gone from pearls and Lily Pulitzer-esque looks to more classic yet defined fashions. In fact, I spotted this Fashionista sporting a new and improved preppy style. With her classic look, this Fashionista’s preppy outfit made her look polished yet defined as she wore her fun sparkles and patterns.

Name: Katie Kages

Major: Marketing, Finance Minor

Year: Sophomore

CollegeFashionista: What are you wearing today?

Katie Kages: Today I am wearing a pair of J.Crew printed corduroys and a chambray shirt from J.Crew. My glitter flats are from J.Crew, along with my necklace. I am also wearing a vest from Rugby. 

CF: How would you describe your personal style?

KK: I would describe my style as classic and preppy. I like bright colors that are easy to mix with patterns. They keep me happy! 

CF: Where do you go to buy items that fit your style? 

KK: I find things that fit my style in stores, like J.Crew, Gap and other places that have an updated version of basic clothing.

CF: What would you add to your current outfit in order to take it to the next level?

KK: To this outfit, I would add some sparkly nail polish to tie all of my shimmer together. I wouldn’t add any other pieces because I would not want to take away from my patterned pants and necklace.

How To: Check out J.Crew or other preppy-inspired stores to achieve a similar look as this Fashionista’s. Her outfit is the perfect way to look presentable for class or even a day out with friends. For the colder days, throw on a heavier coat and you will be good to go.

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