WHAT TO WEAR: Midterms

What to Wear

It’s that time again, when the sweats find their way out of the back of your wardrobe and style becomes obsolete. Midterms, and the stress that accompanies them, are the cause of many fashion blunders. In order to combat the study blues, line up your basics for versatile, easily interchangeable outfit options. Take cues from this Fashionista on how to mix and match for a casual chic ensemble that is sure to turn heads.

Our Fashionista is rocking multiple trends seen in street style photographs from New York Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and London Fashion Week. Her white denim is the perfect base for a multitude of spring ensembles and can be customized just like regular denim. Not only does this pair from J.Crew tout a stretch cotton and comfortable fit but they are also on sale!

Another street style trend our Fashionista exhibits is the double bag. Our Fashionista has chosen a clean and neutral Steve Madden cross body bag paired with a smaller, flirty floral Betsy Johnson bag. The larger bag serves as a practical carry all for school necessities while the smaller bag adds personality and convenience. Try this satchel from ASOS as your carry-all. This floral mini satchel by River Island packs the perfect punch to complete the look!

When searching for trendy fashion pieces, the last place most Fashionista/os think to search is Etsy. Etsy is known for wonderfully creative, handmade items and the clothing is surprisingly on point. Our Fashionista turns to Static Shirts on Etsy for unique pieces such as this “Feline” sweatshirt. By staying with the black and white color palette, this sweatshirt falls easily into a transitional wardrobe.

To keep this ensemble fresh, our Fashionista has opted for simple and understated accessories. You can find the black high top sneakers here from H&M. By keeping the accessories in the same metal family, it is easy to layer up without seeming overcrowded. Each of our Fashionista’s rings can be found at Claire’s for a bargain. Try out this chevron midi ring and these edgy textured rings for a bold look. Our Fashionista has perfectly mixed high and low finds by pairing her Claire’s rings with a classic and chic kate spade Gramercy Grand watch.

Our Fashionista shows us you don’t need to sacrifice style to ace your exams. Boost your own confidence and performance by putting some effort into your outfit of the day. Don’t let midterms be an excuse to lose yourself in those infamous sweats.

One Simple Change: Our Fashionista suggested that you make a simple footwear swap. Heels in place of the sneakers makes this ensemble perfect for a casual ladies night out. Employ another spring street style trend with these transparent paneled heels from ASOS.


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