It is almost mid-October, also known as the time of the year when it is winter in the morning and summer in the afternoon. With Illinois weather, it can be a complicated task when deciding what to wear for the day. Factor in some lecture halls are cooler (or hotter) than others and this becomes a fashion situation. This is when layering clothing becomes part of the daily routine. Luckily, here are a few tips on staying warm and not looking like a homeless person while doing so.
As college students, many of us are not financially set to go on a seasonal shopping spree so we attempt to stretch the lives of our summer clothing. Styling tights under a pair of tailored shorts allows you to wear shorts, without freezing your legs off on the walk to class. This is also good to use when shorts have become a bit short. Choose a lightly colored pair of shorts and black tights to create a bold, color-blocked contrast.
Don’t be afraid to pull out the tall socks. Yes, the knee sock may give you flashbacks of childhood, but they are back and looking better than ever. It is ideal to wear them with shorts or skirts, but they only look stylish when paired with the right shoes. Solid colored canvas shoes paired with white socks sort of feed into the 90s vibe fall 2013 fashion is based on. If you choose to follow this, stay away from crazy prints on your socks. It just looks weird.
If you are one those people who wear flip flops all year round, extending sundress season may be a solution to your problems. Sundresses are such a versatile piece of clothing. The easiest way to extend the life of your sundresses would be to pair them with a sweater. Pair solids with solids, and never pair a crazy patterned sweater with a patterned sundress, though crazy patterned sweater and solid sundress is perfectly fine.