What 8 College Students Are Wearing For Thanksgiving This Year

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Whether you are staying in for a nice family dinner or going out to celebrate Friendsgiving with your besties, Thanksgiving is the perfect time for good food, and even better outfits.

College Fashionista spoke with eight college students about what their outfits look like this year, and what inspires them to create the perfect Turkey Day fit. If you’re still trying to find the perfect Thanksgiving dinner outfit, look no further!

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Kassandra's Thanksgiving Look

School: University of South Florida

Major: Digital Communication and Multimedia Journalism

This Thanksgiving, Kassandra is staying in Orlando to enjoy the day with her family. She loves “Sala Glam” which essentially means “getting dressed up to sit on the couch all day— but that’s the best part!” She prioritizes a comfortable outfit completed with a beautiful fall makeup look. This year, she is rocking brown faux leather pants paired with a white cable knit sweater.

Kassandra predicts leather pants, corset tops, shackets and UGGs as some of the main trends this Thanksgiving.

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Cable Knit Sweater


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Bershka Petite Faux Leather Straight Leg Pant in Brown


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Alaina's Thanksgiving Look

School: College of Mount Saint Vincent

Major: Communication Studies

Alaina prioritizes style over comfort during Thanksgiving and prefers to go for a family-friendly vibe as opposed to something more avant-garde. This year, she is wearing a black top and black straight legged jeans underneath a brown mid-length coat.

Alaina thinks that we will be seeing suede and velvet making a comeback in the forms of jumpsuits, tops, and more.

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Plaid Double-Breasted Blazer


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Wide-Leg Twill Pants


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Aja's Thanksgiving Look

School: Arizona State University

Major: English

Aja is all about comfort on Thanksgiving! “I tend to not want to wear anything that’s too right around the stomach area, especially when having dinner and playing games with family and friends- you want to be stylish but comfortable at the same time”.

This year, Aja predicts that oversized sweaters will be a huge trend! She will be wearing an oversized black sweater paired with a bold leopard print mini skirt and tights.

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Chunky Oversized Sweater


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Animal Print Mini Skirt


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Anessalyn's Thanksgiving Look

School: Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

Major: Beauty Marketing and Product Development

Last Thanksgiving, Anessalyn wore a cheetah print midi skirt paired with a cropped brown jacket and white boots. This year, she plans to wear a white bolero sweater and a brown body-con dress with heels! Her go to style is classy yet simple. For the holidays, she equally prioritizes comfort and style. “The holidays should be carefree but also fun”! This year, Anessalyn thinks a pair of comfy joggers and UGGs will be a popular trend.

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Corduroy Raw Hemp Crop Jacket


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Viscose Skirt


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Syeda's Thanksgiving Look

School: Bangladesh University of Professionals

Major: Business Administration

This year, Syeda is wearing a casual outfit that is comfortable above anything else. “I believe that comfort plays a big role in a Thanksgiving dinner because we are there to appreciate each other and feel good at home”. A monotone look is perfect for a casual and easy-to-put together outfit!

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Utility Shirt


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Plaid Blanket Scarf


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Ahnna's Thanksgiving Look

School: Kent State University

Major: Marketing

Ahnna’s look is both bold yet comfortable. She is planning to wear wide leg leather pants paired with a white turtle neck and a brown velvet top. She is focusing on style without sacrificing comfort and has found the perfect pair of leather pants for the occasion.

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Velvet Ruched Cami Bodysuit


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Flare Pants in Faux Leather


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Kaia's Thanksgiving Look

School: Loyola University Chicago

Major: Marketing

This Thanksgiving, Kaia is prioritizing coziness. She is wearing a patterned dress underneath a black turtleneck sweater for a stylish yet easy-to-move-around in look. She believes that high boots and chunky scarves will be extremely popular this holiday season.

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Parisian Button Through Denim Mini Dress


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Turtleneck Top


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Emma's Thanksgiving Look

School: Fashion Institute of Technology

Major: Fabric Production Management

Comfortability and a formal style are crucial for Emma’s Thanksgiving look. “This is the one time a year I come back from fashion school to see my entire family so there is always some pressure to look sharp and cute!”

This year, Emma is going for an oversized argyle sweater with shades of blue and brown, a brown mini skirt, navy argyle tights and matching brown boots! The best part? The entire outfit is thrifted!

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Blue Elizabeth Argyle Cardigan


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Knee-High Boots


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