Fashionista Spotlight

Upon waking on a cold winter day, I find myself prioritizing comfort and warmth over style. But, this Fashionista, found walking down the street adjacent to this nearby park, models how to strike the perfect cold weather balance between fashion and function. By pairing staple pieces of riding boots and a chunky sweater, this Fashionista created a polished, everyday look.  My favorite part of this outfit was the back of the sweater, which featured delicate crochet detailing, serving to give a fresh look to this classic piece. The pairing of the sweater with black boots and dark jeans kept the outfit clean and crisp.

Name: Kirsten Scavone

Major: Nursing

Year: Junior

CollegeFashionista: What are you wearing?

Kirsten Scavone: My jeans are Lucky Brand, my boots are by BCBGeneration, and my sweater is Free People.

CF: How do you describe your personal style?

KS: I would describe my style as a classic chic.

CF: What is your go-to class outfit?

KS: The typical outfit that I will wear to class is pretty similar to this one—jeans, black boots and a tan or crochet sweater.  It’s easy, but still stylish.

CF: What fashion item can you not live without? And why?

KS: Long black leggings are a fashion staple of mine because they are very comfortable, but also versatile.  I can pair them with a casual or a more dressy top.

CF: Which season gets you most excited about fashion?  Why? 

KS: I would have to go with spring. I just love the bright colors!

How To: To get this Fashionista’s look, pair dark wash skinny jeans with tall riding boots and a chunky knit sweater.  Try to pick a sweater with unique detailing, like crochet or beading, in order to give your outfit an extra edge.


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