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WHAT TO WEAR: Class

July 10th, 2015 at 2:00am

With fewer students on campus during the summer months, it’s tempting to roll out of bed, throw on whatever you can find and make the trek to the classroom. Believe me, if I could I would wear nothing but Soffe shorts and muscle tank tops all summer, but who wants to look like that all of the time? Looking sharp for class can seem like a tedious step that you don’t have time for, but it doesn’t have to! By pairing a few summer basics together, you can look pulled together for summer classes without the headache.

The greatest thing about this Fashionista’s look is that it exudes a feeling of ease while still looking fabulous. A lot of the time “easy” gets grouped together with “lazy”, but this Fashionista looks anything but. Her printed pants take center stage, which allow them to be paired with simpler pieces. Printed pants are a great piece to have in your closet because they can be styled so many different ways and come in a variety of lengths and cuts. The narrower cut of this Fashionista’s is easy to take from a casual to a dressier look. A wide-leg trouser gives a breezy vibe, while a jogger-style pant is youthful and super trendy. Whatever style you choose, let the print be the stand out element of your outfit.

A crop top is another piece that is big this summer. The monochromatic pairing of her top and pants keeps the look from being overwhelming and gives that look of ease that we all crave. Choose a top in a similar shade to achieve a sleek, chic look. Hesitant to rock a crop top? Opt for a simple, fitted tank top in a solid color instead (but never be afraid to wear what you want!)

To finish off the look, she chooses a metallic sandal in a neutral tone to keep the focus on that great print. She pairs a simple ring and watch to pull it all together. The minimalist vibe works so well with this look, as it allows for an overall streamlined ensemble.

One Simple Change: Go from the classroom to girl’s night out by trading the sandals for stilettos. A caged heel is on trend and offers a bit more support than a sandal-style heel. Keep your accessories simple by swapping a watch for a minimal cuff that offers both serious style points and simplicity.