We’ve all had those semesters where 8 a.m. classes are unavoidable. You may also have back to back classes until long past lunch. Every night you go to bed already dreading waking up to your alarm and when it finally goes off you snooze it at least three times. Already late, you barely have time to grab your books, your laptop and breakfast, let alone think about what you are wearing.
Don’t get me wrong, days like this it is so tempting to slide into baggie sweats and walk around campus like a zombie praying that no one sees you. This early in the school year, it is still crucial to make a good impression on your new professors and classmates. Dressing nicely for class is just as important as getting enough sleep, eating breakfast or buying the right materials for the course.
This Fashionista’s look exemplifies a perfect early class look. Her look consists of high-waisted denim shorts (a staple in every Fashionista’s closet) and a sleeveless white shirt. Initially her outfit looks very put together, yet plain until you see the back of her shirt. I am obsessed with the lace detailing and the buttons down the back because it adds an element of surprise, drama and interest to her look. Shirts like these are perfect for an early class because they are easy to throw on with any bottoms. The back detailing adds a little fun to any outfit. She completes her look with sandals and bracelets. It may be simple and easy but it leaves the right impression: she cares about her school work and is prepared for the class.
One Simple Change: Take this outfit from late summer to fall by substituting the sandals for booties and adding a tribal print open cardigan. At universities where the weather is mild almost every season, it is hard to appropriately dress for both the temperature and the time of year. By adding booties and a sweater while keeping the shorts you will stay cool and look like you are ready for fall.