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WHAT TO WEAR: Tailgating

WHAT TO WEAR: Tailgating

Saturday tailgates in Lexington are like no other. Game days have become so popular that Saturdays have been renamed Caturdays during football season. One of the reasons tailgating for Kentucky football games is so unique is because the girls don’t wear the typical jeans and a jersey look. Caturdays are a prime example of where you can see many different fashionable ways to wear UK blue.

This Fashionista styled a chic look for the warmer outdoor tailgates. A cute blue dress is a notorious look for game day fashion here in the Bluegrass. Each home game you’ll see many girls dressed in a nice blue sundress. Since this look is so common, accessories are key to making your outfit stand out from the others. My lovely friend chose to wear pearl jewelry to make her outfit a little classier. Seeing that the pearls added to the dressy aspect of this look, wedges were a great choice for keeping it casual. Game day shoes are all about comfort because you will typically do a lot of walking. Wedges are a better choice if your looking for added height—no one ever feels good after standing in four-inch pumps all day. This Fashionista completed her look with a subtle handbag perfect for holding a water bottle and the key items she’ll need throughout the day.

If your school does not usually go all out for game day, I recommend giving it a try. This is not to say you have to mimic this exact look but branching out from jeans to a cute sundress can definitely make you look more noticeable and fashion-forward. You’ll probably be surprised by the compliments you get from others for such a simple look. When I dress for occasions I never worry about what others may think. If you like something then you should express your true style. Side note—I always say lipstick can complete any outfit so don’t be afraid to add a pop of color next time you dress for tailgates.