This Fashionista does not let a cold and dreary day prevent her from wearing bright colors, in fact, it inspires her. She stood out amongst a crowd of North Face jackets in her bold tribal sweater and rainbow umbrella. This Fashionista shows that just because it’s cold and raining does not mean we have to sacrifice style. She pulled together a fabulous and warm outfit by utilizing her layering skills and choosing items with bold graphics and patterns.
Name: Rachel Rutsky
CollegeFashionista: Can you describe what you’re wearing today?
Rachel Rutsky: I have an Aztec print sweater that’s extremely warm and comfy. A printed Ganesh tank top with leggings and a pair of beige ankle booties.
CF: I really like how your outfit looks very tribal-inspired, what about tribal attracts you?
RR: I like darker colors and I just find the tribal print to be unique and fun. Usually I try to pick items when I’m shopping that have prints on them and then I’ll pair them with other items that have a similar color pattern.
CF: What’s your advice to dress fashionable on a cold and ugly day like this?
RR: Definitely utilize your sweaters, scarves and boots; those are my favorite items to pull out on a cold day. They’re warm and also you can find these items in so many different styles, prints and colors it’s easy to look fashionable.
How To: This Fashionista bases her outfit on funky prints. To recreate this outfit you have to get crazy with patterns and get inspired by your inner hippie. Pair this cool printed Hindu god tee from Urban Outfitters with a pair of acid wash jeans for a laid back stylish look. Also, don’t forget to grab your chunky tribal sweater to bring out on a rainy day.