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STYLE GURU BIO: Bailey Wojcik

Hey pals! I’m Bailey Wojcik and I’m a senior at the University of South Florida. I’m graduating in a few months and I couldn’t be any more terrified. In a matter of a few short years, Tampa has become my home. (Freshman me would be more surprised than anyone to hear me say that.) I’m a dual major in mass communications, with a concentration in public relations, and psychology. My dream job would be to edit or write for a fashion magazine, so hopefully, that’s where I’ll be in ten years. Fingers crossed.

As egotistical as it sounds, I sort of take pride in being the “fashionable” one amongst my friends. However, I don’t even know how to properly describe my style. I try my best to stay on top of trends, but then again, I don’t want to dress like everyone else. I think the key is to stay unique and always look for opportunities to make a look your own. The staples in my wardrobe include white low-top Converse, the perfect pair of dark wash jeans (shout out to American Eagle Outfitters), an excessive amount of T-shirt dresses and an army green jacket. Nine times out of 10, I’ll be wearing at least one of these items daily.

For fall and winter, I’ve been really into faux fur vests. Although a second layer of this sort is completely unnecessary in the Florida heat, do you think it stops me? Absolutely not. A fur vest can instantly make an outfit more dynamic. It’s also so easy to make an outfit look like you actually tried, which is always the ultimate goal. For this look, I paired the vest with a burnt orange, flowy long-sleeved top from Forever 21. I chose to keep it simple with some black leggings and classic, black Chelsea boots. The ladder necklace, with a hint of color, adds a much needed detail to the overall look. Any sort of statement necklace would work just as well though.

I’m obsessed with Instagram and hope to be cool enough to actually have an aesthetic one day. When I’m not working on something for CollegeFashionista, you can catch me taking selfies for Instagram, watching reruns of The Office or doing hoodrat stuff with my friends. Here’s to another great semester as a Style Guru!