STYLE GURU BIO: Cameron Norman

May 27th, 2015 at 2:00am

Hello fellow Fashionistas! My name is Cameron and I am currently a “super-senior” majoring in Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design at the best university in Georgia! I recently fake-graduated from college, meaning that even though I’m not 100 percent finished with my degree, I still got the honor of walking across the stage at commencement.

Since enrolling in college, I have “started” a number blogs, but never really had the push, or the time to keep them current. This spring, one of my advisors encouraged me to apply for CollegeFashionista and I realized that it was the perfect opportunity for me to really get serious about blogging. So, here I am! In addition to CollegeFashionista, this summer I am also interning with a store in my hometown called Vintage Ooolee. It’s a vintage/costume shop and home to hundreds of one of a kind gems. Then, this fall, I will be moving to Atlanta for another internship with AmericasMart, the largest apparel showroom in the south.

As far as my personal style goes, I really can’t say that I have a signature look. Some days I’m preppy, some days I’m boho-chic and some days I’m a tomboy. If I had to describe my fashion-sense with one word, it would be definitely be: prints. I love, love, love all things patterned! Whether it be paisley, stripes, plaids, polka-dots or tribal prints, I own them all. I like to take risks, and mix different prints to add more interest to my look. In addition to being a Fashionista, I am also a frugal-ista and I live for a great sale. I’m an avid thrifter, and am currently working on starting an online store to sell some of my finds, as well as pieces from my wardrobe.

For this oufit, I pulled out an old, paisley circle skirt that was collecting dust in the back of my closet. If you like paisley as much as I do, take a look at this vintage skirt from NASTY GAL. I paired mine with my favorite button-down denim shirt. This was a piece that I got years ago, (2009, to be exact!) when Miley Cyrus and Max Azria collaborate and launched a reasonably priced line for Wal-Mart. I love this shirt so much because it literally goes with anything. Whenever I’m having trouble getting dressed, or am really pressed for time, it’s my go-to. I can just throw it on with any bottoms, and know that I’ll still look cute. In addition to versatility, another great thing about this top is the distressing, which keeps getting better with time. Here’s a similar one from Reformation. I am really awkward and clumsy, so I usually stick to flat shoes, but these Lucky Brand wedges are comfortable amd easy to walk in.

As of right now, I am just riding the waves and taking all the opportunities that life presents me. I am looking forward to writing for CollegeFashionista and meeting wonderful, fashion-forward people along the way.