Fashionista Spotlight

Crisp earth tones will never go out of style. This Fashionista channels colors that remind her of her home country, Trinidad, into her fashion. With December taking it very easy on us thus far, this flowy burnt-orange top paired with jeans and booties is a more-than-fitting ensemble during finals week. Not only does this Fashionista feel confident in the tests she’s taken, but her personal style as well.

Name: Kadesha Holder

Major: Public Relations and a Theater Minor

Year: Sophomore

CollegeFashionista: What are you wearing here?

Kadesha Holder: I have on a light-weight top from Trinidad, jeans from Forever 21, boots from Eternity Fashions and my necklace is from Egypt!

CF: What inspires your fashion?

KH: My country inspires me a lot. Seeing that I am from the Caribbean, I tend to wear a lot of earth tones and blues. These colors remind me of the beautiful beaches and sand back home.

CF: Who are you style icons?

KH: Rihanna and Kourtney Kardashian.

CF: How would you describe your fashion?

KH: I would describe my fashion as very Afrocentric and ethnic. I have a strong love for tribal prints and earth tones; for example, burnt orange and rustic browns.

CF: What makes you stand out in the crowd?

KH: I think my confidence makes me stand out in a crowd and also my individuality seeing that I dress to match my personality.

CF: Any tips for fellow Fashionistas?

KH: Ladies, always stay true to yourself and dress to please you. It’s amazing when you express yourself through your dressing.

How To: Incorporate earth tones in your wardrobe…
Earth tones are a must have for fashionable reasons and for psychological reasons. Statistics show these colors set a peaceful mood; see. fashion does make a difference! Burnt orange, rustic brown, olive green and ocean blues all heal the mind and the wardrobe. So scavenge away for these soothing fashions that will truly make the difference.


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