Fashionista Spotlight

It’s finally a new year and, according to every article published thus far in 2013, it’s also time for a new you! And what better way to begin again than with a new spring wardrobe? It’s time to toss out the boring basics and go for something edgier this season. Out with the old and in with the new. A great way to do that is by adding more colors and prints to your seasonal wardrobe. This sassy Fashionista is wearing an eccentric zig-zagged black and blue maxi skirt. She’s toned is down with a simple sleeveless top and added a little glam factor with her chunky heels and oversized sunnies, a must have for practically any season.

Name: Meredith Gershon

Major: Interior Design

Year: Junior

College Fashionista: What are you wearing today?

Meredith Gershon: Most of my pieces come from various designers but I got everything from Madewell. I love that they’re constantly changing their inventory and I’m a huge fan of all things Beyoncé so I also love that her sister, Solange, is one of their spokes models!

CF: Who’s your biggest style inspiration?

MG: My biggest inspiration is most definitely my mother. She has a sort of sixth sense when it comes to fashion and staying edgy with her clothing.

CF: What’s you favorite staple piece this season?

MG: This season it has to be leather leggings. You can dress them up or down, they’re always warm and always sassy.

CF: Do you have any style tips for fellow Fashionistas?

MG: When in doubt? “What would Beyoncé do?”

How To: Maxi skirts are perfect for both your winter and spring wardrobes. Tuck in a sleeveless top to a printed maxi skirt and wear it around campus on a bright sunny day or cozy up in a slouchy sweater and pair your skirt with some flattering ankle boots. To add something extra, throw on a strand or two of necklaces, such as this Fashionista did, to make your ensemble a little trendier.


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