WHAT TO WEAR: Not Your Typical Spring Break

WHAT TO WEAR: Not Your Typical Spring Break

Even though many of us are still bundling up for classes on these chilly March mornings, spring break is right around the corner. Ah, spring break—a week of mental rejuvenation after several intense weeks of tests, papers, and projects. Perhaps some of you have already started the spring break fun, by browsing through retailers’ websites for the perfect bathing suit and cover-up duo.

For those lucky college students spending their holiday at a sunny beach destination, retailers are happy to provide these spring breakers with plenty of spring’s floaty tops, trendy bathing suits, and other beachwear. While there are numerous garment options and outfit ideas for those headed to warmer climates, what about the college students going to more obscure spring break destinations? This Fashionista, for example, will be spending her spring break enjoying breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Her functional yet stylish outfit will be inspiration for anyone who’s spring break requires clothing for chilly or more challenging environments.

Even while hiking, this Fashionista shows that her outfit can still be fashion forward. Her lace-up brown boots are on-trend for the spring, but are also durable enough to withstand any hiking trips. Her unique slingback backpack is an essential part of her outfit. She said she’s never been huge on purses, but she wanted to find something different to carry essential things like her wallet and phone. It serves the same purpose in a unique, convenient way. She wears her backpack over a light pink crochet top and a green army jacket. The crochet top’s femininity and detailing balances the toughness of her boots and jacket. Army jackets are fairly timeless wardrobe pieces, but this Fashionista updates her jacket with fun clip-on buttons. Another idea to liven up a classic army jacket is to sew or iron on patches for a more personalized look.

Wherever your plans take you this spring break, make sure to have fun, be safe, and spread the #StyleGuruLove!