With the decrease in temperature comes the perfect opportunity to increase your occasion for a new trend. You only need a few basic pieces that any Fashionista probably already has to complete a look chic and ready for the cold. This Fashionista has pulled off a look that will keep you warm and comfy during this hectic, cold finals week.

Here at the University of New Haven, the temperature has dropped these past couple days and it’s bound to just get colder. That makes showing off your personal style difficult, if not impossible. With that being said, my tip for you is to take a risk. Take a risk in what you choose to wear and remember that comfy and chic can go hand-in-hand. Basic clothing can get you far this season, especially during finals week when you have better things on your mind than your outfit.

Starting from the top, notice this month’s Fashionista took a little extra time in her day to style her hair and put on her wings. That little extra time is what helps to pull this look together due to such a simple wardrobe. Next you notice the scarf. She picked a neutral color, destined to match any color scheme she could have picked. The scarf acts as a way to keep this Fashionista warm and can even double as a blanket when you’re in the library.

Now let’s talk clothes. This Fashionista picked a simple look that really rocks the comfy and confident look during this December month. She has a striped pattern long sleeve that is comfy and warm. The pattern helps to make the shirt stand out, especially when matched with the olive green pants that are guaranteed to keep you warm and chic during this holiday and final season. Together this outfit is simple and pulls together your essentials from any wardrobe.

Lastly, her shoes. These shoes make her look like she is strutting the runway instead of just headed to the library, or worse, a final. Tall boots are an essential to this winter weather. They block out the wind and the slush as you walk around campus.

Now next time you think your wardrobe is outdated, head back to the basics and focus on one detail to make your style pop, and don’t forget, comfy and warm can be chic, too.