Fashionista Spotlight

Many people spend a lot of money on clothes thinking that the higher the price, the more quality they’ll get. Quality, one of the concepts my professor of consumer behavior class asked us about the very first day, I will always remember because none of us knew the correct answer. Later, my professor explained that quality depends on people’s perception, even different countries have their own perception of quality. For example, in Asia, purple is perceived as a color of luxury, although in America it’s considered a cheap color.

Social media has never been so important like these days and a lot of people are using it to put across their individual point of view. From blogs to Pinterest, almost all of us have searched those sites for inspiration. Loads of Fashionistas around the world are starting to realize that they don’t have to spend a fortune to dress nicely and with the latest trends. “Fashion fades only style remains the same,” said Coco Chanel.

I will not lie, I obviously want some Laurent or Louboutin in my closet. But for now, I can have a lot of fun searching and discovering clothes which are my OWN style and not anyone else’s. With this in mind, the Fashionista that I am presenting today is perfect. I totally loved her outfit when I saw her and I was really surprised when she told me where she liked to shop.

Name: Serena Oh

Major: Pre-Pharmacy

Year: Junior

CollegeFashionista: What do you look for when you go out shopping?

Serena Oh: I like to buy things at good price so I look for affordable clothes.

CF: Where do you go to find great styles at low prices?

SO: I usually go to Kohl's and also Ross.

CF: What advice would you give to people that don’t go to those stores very often?

SO: I will say that they have to make sure to be in a good mood, to have patience to look through the whole store and that you have to go thinking about something specific. Also, you can go with someone that has your same style or same interests so you can help each other.

How To: To recreate this look, try this pencil skirt. The length is actually very appropriate for school presentations. Pair the skirt with a sleeveless polka-dot shirt and short booties that are perfect for fall! Finally, add a pop of color with colored sunglasses or a headband for the perfect final touch.


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