STYLE GURU BIO: Emily Hornung

Hello fellow fashion lovers! My name is Emily Hornung. I am a junior at SUNY Oneonta where I am pursing a major in Fashion and Textiles with a concentration in Merchandising and a minor in Mass Communications. I am part of the Fashion Institute of Technology three and one program through my school, so I will finish my senior year studying at FIT in Manhattan! I can’t wait to finally live in NYC, the center of the fashion world. Who knows, maybe I’ll be the next Miranda Priestly from The Devil Wears Prada (but not so mean)!

Before I get into my personal fashion style, let me give you a few fun facts about me: I have an intense passion for music. I taught myself to sing and to play guitar, piano and ukulele. I am obsessed with my new Goldendoodle puppy, Abbi. She is a chubby bundle of joy. Niykee Heaton is my role model and if you haven’t listened to her music then you need to ASAP. I suffer from shopaholic’s disease and I don’t plan on recovering anytime soon.

I don’t really have a signature “style.” One day, I’ll be sporting a white T-shirt and light wash ripped jeans paired with booties. Then the next day, I’ll be rocking a bright, two-piece dress, statement necklace and wedges. Whether I’m dressed preppy, edgy, sporty or boho-chic, comfort is the most important factor I take into consideration when I purchase clothing. If there is one thing you should know about my style, it is that I LOVE neutrals. My closet mostly consists of black, gray and white. Neutrals are easy to mix and match with each other. Some people may find neutrals boring, but I find them simple and practical.

I do like to add some color into my wardrobe from time to time, as you can see from the pictures above. Boho-chic is one of my favorite looks to rock. This cold shoulder dress from Free People is cute, comfortable and colorful. I tucked the front into a pair of shorts from American Eagle Outfitters. I paired it with crochet booties that I found at Francesca’s. To complete the look, I added a leather necklace and rings that can also be found at Free People.

Since I am usually wearing neutral colors, I like to spice up my wardrobe with lots of accessories! I am always wearing my Lust Limited Unix bracelet paired with other fun arm candy. I own more purses than I can carry and enough pairs of shoes to last me more than two months if I wore a different pair every day. I am also an avid makeup lover, so I’m constantly experimenting with new makeup looks to spice up an outfit.

I am ecstatic to be apart of the CollegeFashionista family this semester! I can’t wait to explore and share new trends with you this fall. Here’s to a RAD semester!