Fashionista Spotlight

Students returned from their fall breaks rejuvenated, relaxed and, of course, more fashionable than ever. Whether they went to their home countries for the week, traveled or just stayed in Prague, they made sure they vamped up their wardrobes with the latest trends. With winter coming, the rush to buy the chicest, yet warmest, coats so they can keep their street style in check despite falling temperatures. However, the students in this city know that winter fashion may sound like the unattainable, but in fact it is very possible. Living in Eastern Europe, warm jackets, cute scarves and hats paired with leather gloves and comfortable boots are absolute essentials in order to survive the freezing, snowy winters.

Name: Nikita Maksimovicova

Major: International Relations

Year: Sophomore

CollegeFashionistaWhere are the pieces you are wearing from?

Nikita Maksimovicova: The coat is from Pepe Jeans, the leather leggings are from Calzedonia, the shoes and snake ear cuff are from eBay. The scarf is from an exhibition I went to. The black fringe bag is from ASOS.

CF: How would you describe your style?

NM: I think it’s more or less simple in terms of colors, but I enjoy fun accessories.

CF: What’s essential for a Prague student’s fall and winter wardrobe?

NMBig fluffy jackets and cute scarfs.

CF: Where are your favorite places to shop?

NMBershka, Stradivarius, Mango, and Zara for clothes. Guess for bags and ASOS.

CF: Who are your biggest style inspirations?

NM: I would have to say it is Amanda Seyfried.

How To: Rock this Fashionista’s all black, with a pop of color, chic style by pairing a black coat with your favorite pants. In this Fashionista’s case, her’s are black leather leggings. This outfit was then paired with a comfortable yet super stylish pair of black spiked wedge sneakers. The scarf was not the only eye-catching piece this Fashionista flaunted— there was also a gold snake ear cuff. With her last accessory, we know that she clearly knows her how to pick and chose the right pieces. Who needs a backpack when you have a black fringe shoulder bag? Do as this Fashionista would, and invest in a durable yet cute bag to carry your laptop and textbooks.


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