Being a Fashionisto may not be as easy as it looks, especially for college students. With the cost of tuition and living on a continual rise, it’s fair to say that rationalizing fashionable clothes with basic necessities is hard. Menswear could be pricey, especially for one of a kind quality pieces that don’t wear and tear easily. One of the ways you can stay within your budget while achieving a unique fashionable look without the expensive tag is by wearing vintage pieces.
It’s inevitable that looks from the past inspire styles that will come back at some point in the future. Besides the friendly prices vintage pieces offer, they keep you on track with the ongoing fashion cycle. If you’re already wearing vintage, though, you are already ahead of the pack. Thus, this Fashionisto illustrates how he’s ahead of the game by incorporating unique pieces in his daily wardrobe.
The vintage Yves Saint Laurent cardigan this Fashinosto is wearing is a great alternative to the heavy coasts and jackets common in the winter season. Although underrated, cardigans serve as great layering pieces. By throwing on a cardigan over a couple of solid layers , you can achieve an easy and nonchalant casual look perfect for a laid back week. He offers great contrast by pairing it with a bold graphic T-shirt from Topman and desert toned standard cloth pants from Urban Outfitters. He then finishes off with some American Apparel shades, a BDG hat from UrbanOutfitters and Converse. This Fashionisto successfully creates a well balanced casual look through creatively pairing classic pieces.
By using an analogous color scheme with bold graphics and fun vibes, this Fashionisto shows us how to takes an eclectic spin on Seattle street wear and shows us how to look like the big bucks with out having to spend any.
Hint: For those that live in areas that are not as blessed with a variety of vintage shops, check out eBay and other online stores to get more bang for your buck. Make your own style and enjoy looking unique.