WHAT TO WEAR: Weekend Wear

Every relaxing three-day weekend requires a cute and casual look that can cover shopping, studying and sightseeing. It’s the perfect time of year for those favorite blue jeans, and slouchy cardigans make ideal outerwear. Not to mention, crisp white sneakers and favorite jewelry match any combination of pieces. Need an example of the perfect weekend outfit? This Fashionista recognizes that simple weekend staples never go out of style.

Although some pieces in this Fashionista’s look are versatile enough for dressing up, she makes a smart choice by selecting soft fabrics. Her cardigan has neat detailing reminiscent of your boyfriend’s old letterman, and the stripes on her tank aren’t harsh or thick. Paired together, no top could be cozier! Plus, a cardigan is ideal for layering in testy weather. Roll it into a neat ball for your purse, tie it around the strap of your bag or wear it around your waist. This convenience factor makes cardigans statement pieces, especially if you buy them in neutral colors. Cream and gray probably match everything in your closet!

Cuffed jeans are a current favorite among trendsetters, and for good reason. They’re simple, polished and fresh. Although distressed and faded jeans are an excellent trend, dark washes will withstand the test of time. They make a preppy pair with the Fashionista’s bright white Converse, and highlight her nautical stripes.

The details of this Fashionista’s look may be simple, but they can’t be ignored! Sparkling diamond studs are another piece that time won’t leave behind. Her simple silver ring is thick enough to be noticed, but sculpted femininely. Navy glasses also add to her preppy look, which is balanced with a black leather bag. Because the bag has some edge, it adds structure to the relaxed look and ties things together.

One Simple Change: Need a little more cover than a cardigan? Throw on a quilted navy jacket for an extra preppy layer.