WHAT TO WEAR: On The Quad

What to Wear

There’s nothing more quintessentially “college” than an afternoon spent on the quad. Here on the East Coast, the weather has finally taken a turn for the better and the campus has started to boom with frisbee games, picnics and studying in the grass. Although NYU is a school that is in and of the city, I will always argue that we do have a campus and true sense of community down here in Greenwich Village. One of my favorite places around here is Washington Square Park, a public lawn that is adored and visited by Manhattan residents and NYU students in equal capacity. I love my school because it strikes such a balance between city and college life.

I had to ask this Fashionista if she was actually a student. Sometimes it is hard to tell around here, and she almost looked too stylish to be in the throes of finals week! Alas, she was prepped for a sunny afternoon studying in Washington Square Park. I spotted her parked outside the entrance to the lawn, right in front of our library.

Her white jean capris are perfect for this time of year. They scream summer but still keep her warm as she bikes down the windy avenues of Manhattan. I personally think that there is no wrong time to wear white, as long as it is done in moderation. Her glam sandals are an upgrade from flip flops but are still perfectly easy to kick off in celebration of the warm weather.

I really love her shirt, a flowing printed piece that has a great spring pattern and color palate. She tops it off nicely with a fitted jean jacket that provides just the right amount of warmth. She keeps accessories to a minimum with a simple, pretty pair of stud earrings. Her plain backpack makes it easy to commute and carry books yet it doesn’t interfere at all with her outfit.

No matter what finals may bring, this Fashionista gets an A+ for dressing perfectly for a spring day on the quad.

One Simple Change: Are you looking forward to starting an internship this summer? Swap the jean jacket for a navy blazer and the sandals for a pair of chic flats for an outfit that is comfortable and professional!

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