Although flowers are blooming all over campus, the brisk air can have a definite impact on heaviness of clothing one chooses to wear.  This Fashionista, spotted on her way to class, takes a simple plaid flannel and dresses it up with an edgy brown leather jacket by Vince.  To tie in the blue and black hues of the flannel, Avery wears a thin, trendy infinity scarf.  The scarf is light enough for a spring day and adds an additional pinch of style.  She wears classic black leggings and slouchy, brown suede boots to make her outfit complete. 

Name: Avery Carpenter 

Year: Senior

Major: Communications and English

College Fashionista: What is your favorite transition piece between winter and spring?

Avery Carpenter: I would say that my favorite transition piece would be a light-weight summer scarf. Linen scarves are perfect because they don’t add much warmth but still achieve the look I am going for.

CF: What inspired your outfit today?

AC: Definitely the weather.  Its sunny but still a little chilly outside, and I'm dying to get some last minute use out of jacket.

CF: Where do you typically look for fashion advice?

AC: Typically, I read a lot of fashion magazines and online, international blogs to get ideas to incorporate into my everyday style.

How To: Start with a simple flannel shirt.  It doesn't have to be expensive or flashy but it should incorporate a solid color palette you can reflect on in the rest of your outfit.  This inexpensive men's linen flannel is perfect for a spring day and incorporates bold color.  This plaid shirt adds a western twist and would be perfect under any jacket of choice.  For a light scarf, check out this gauze scarf found by Tilo.  Throw your favorite leather jacket on top of these essential items and you'll be well on your way to achieving this look.  

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