Fashionisto Spotlight

A new semester can bring on a new chance to express our personal style on campus like never before. Many come back eager to sport new clothing and pieces that they received or bought over the winter break. It’s almost like the first day of school all over again! Take this opportunity to stand out. You never know, your head-turning fashion just might capture someone’s attention that you never even knew existed last semester!

Name: Van Crawford

Major: Marketing

Year: Junior

CollegeFashionista: How would you describe your personal style?

Van Crawford: I would describe it as innovative. I like to do things that other people normally wouldn’t. It’s like having a trendsetter’s mindset but not really trying to set trends, just genuinely enjoying trying different things.

CF: Where are your favorite places to shop?

VC: I really enjoy online shopping because of the variety and I also like thrift stores. I feel like a good shopper can find something anywhere.

 CF: When did you first discover your personal style?

VC: I’ve always cared about my appearance ever since I was young. When I got to high school I just really started noticing and trying different things with my style. Then when I got to college my fashion sense just heightened.

CF: If you could splurge on one thing what would it be?

VC: I would definitely splurge on shoes. I love shoes that aren’t limited to one season.

CF: What’s one piece of style advice you would like to give to others?

VC: I like to tell people that you should always try to say something different with your outfits, try to say something different every single day.

How To: Bold patterns and fabrics look great on top of all black! To achieve this Fashionisto’s look, start with a basic black T-shirt and Levi’s denim. Set the look off with an eccentric blazer or vest for the perfect back to school look that will be sure to capture everyone’s attention.


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