This Fashionista caught my eye while she stood outside the Johnson Center building, just about to light up a cigarette. She definitely had the cool factor. It was how she looked so casual and still confident in her comfy sweater dress outfit that really caught my eye.
Name: Vanessa Johnson
College Fashionista: How would you describe your day-to-day style?
Vanessa Johnson: I would describe it as very comfortable, very classic and very baggy.
CF: What are some things that inspire your style?
VJ: “Style by Kling.” She’s a Swedish blogger that I like to look at and “Fashion Toes” is by an LA blogger, I look at her a lot too.
CF: Are there any fashion related items that you couldn’t live without?
VJ: Tees, just plain tees. I couldn’t live without them.
CF: Are there any fall trends that you’re looking forward to?
VJ: Big, cozy, cashmere sweaters.
CF: Do you have any style advice for all the CollegeFashionistas out there?
VJ: Dress comfortable, don’t try too hard and dress for the season.
How To: To get this Fashionista’s cozy chic look invest in some knitted basics, such as a sweater dress and long knee high socks. Pieces like these are versatile for fall and winter wear year after year. If you're looking for a more daring outfit you could wear a pair of patterned socks or a brightly colored sweater dress along with your favorite bold statement necklace. Match your outfit with a funky nail polish color and you’ll be cozy chic in no time.