WVU back-to-school fashion
Published: Friday, August 24, 2012
Updated: Friday, August 24, 2012 06:08
Whether you are a new or returning West Virginia University student, going back to school means looking your best and making a good impression.
Planning that coveted first day of school outfit has been something that many students have probably done since kindergarten. The passion for fashion doesn’t have to end with the first few days of classes.
While the weather is warm now, fall is peeking around the corner, which will mean cool mornings and evenings.
The best way to make it through this transitional fashion period is by layering. Layering is both a functional and fashionable way to dress yourself.
For girls, adding a tailored blazer over a trendy top and denim shorts can keep you looking polished while staying warm. Accessorizing with a lightweight scarf can also help with those colder mornings and can easily be stashed in your purse, complementing your bag later on in the day.
Other easy switches for transitional weather include switching out sandals for flats or tall leather boots.
Gentlemen, you have things a bit simpler with what you can choose to do to refrain from wearing gym shorts to class.
Adding a button-up shirt over a graphic T-shirt is a more fashionable alternative to pulling on a hoodie. You too can switch out those sandals for a lightweight sneaker or even waterproof leather loafers.
Still running out of fun and functional outfits to wear to class?
Try finding someone else in your dorm or class who wears the same size you do.
Switching out trendy pieces allows you to extend your wardrobe without diminishing your bank account. This also helps the other person out, giving them more clothing options, as well.
Are you still bored with your wardrobe? Is it in need of a face lift, but you are still strapped for cash? The Endless Closet, located at the end of Walnut Street (closest to University Avenue) is a new consignment-style shopping experience.
You can shop other pre-owned brand name clothes or trade in some of your own for credit to shop at the store.
No matter your budget, there are simple fixes to stay looking fresh throughout the beginning of the new school year and into the cooler weather.