Simple and cute yet effortless outfits are must have during midterms week. Running around campus to classes and studying in your free time can take a toll on your sense of style since comfort is your main priority. This week’s Fashionista is known for her classic sense of style and kept comfy yet fashionable in her hunter green maxi dress.
Name: Amina Ali
Collegefashionista: What are you wearing today?
Amina Ali: A green maxi dress from Forever 21 (I got it on sale for $6!), a Cache watch, Guess earrings and sandals from Love Culture.
CF: How would you describe your style?
AA: It’s spontaneous and depends on my mood that day. I usually have to work after I’m done with classes so I like to look professional yet comfortable. Overall, I don’t like to wear what everyone else is wearing. I like to stand out.
CF: What is your favorite item in your closet?
AA: My vintage shorts that my mom gave me. She wore it in the ’70s and they fit perfectly! They are high-waisted and a piece that will never go out of style.
CF: What is your go-to, everyday look?
AA: Some comfortable jeans and a cute, loose fitting top. I wear sandals most of the time.
CF: What’s your favorite accessory?
AA: I love dangly earrings because they frame my face and add personality to my outfit.
CF: What’s your favorite color to wear during the spring?
AA: I love pastel colors. But overall, bright colors. Anything that stands out and corresponds with spring’s fun mood.
CF: What advice would you give to aspiring Fashionistas?
AA: Don’t feel like you have to be like everyone else. Wear what makes you feel confident and don’t be afraid to try new trends.
How to: Start with your favorite maxi dress. Maxi dresses are easy to style and are a basic piece in any wardrobe. Add your favorite accessories and sandals and there you have it, an effortless yet stylish outfit.