STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Off the Shoulder First Day

STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Off the Shoulder First Day

School has begun but it doesn’t mean we have to pack away our favorite summer trends just yet. This past summer, off-the-shoulder blouses became extremely popular. This fashion favorite has been featured in numerous magazines, street style blogs, and of course in fast fashion stores such as Forever 21. There’s a reason why this piece is so popular. It is probably one of the most versatile trends from this summer. With the right skirt or pants and shoes it can easily be dressed up or dressed down. For example, when paired with cut-off denim shorts it is perfect for hanging out with friends or any daytime occasion. If styled with culottes, the outfit will have more of a high-fashion feel that would be perfect for a night out. Another thing about an off-the-shoulder top is that it is a great a way to show off skin without being too risqué.

This Fashionista is wearing a floral off-the-shoulder cropped top for the first day of classes. Even though it has long sleeves, the blouse is light and breezy. The sleeves have slits making it more unique and easier to stay cool. She chose to dress it down with a pair of light washed jeans cuffed at the ankles. The sneakers provide a sporty vibe as well as comfort.

If you are still dealing with the heat of summer you can swap out the jeans for a pair of shorts or a skirt. Interested in taking this look from class to a night out? Replace the sneakers with a pair of sandals or even heels.