FASHIONISTA SPOTLIGHT: Christina Vivinetto

This week's Fashionista has a knack for making a subtle statement by combining simple essentials with intricate detail. Her everyday items may seem standard upon first glance, but sophomore Vivinetto has a keen attention to detail that sets her staples apart from the ordinary go-to ensemble.

This week, Vivinetto wears black skinny pants accented with utility patch stitching and a sleek pair of over-the-knee boots. Paired with an oatmeal colored tie-dye silk square scarf, her muted ensemble allows her statement accessory to pop. She finishes her bronze and black look with a flourescent yellow belt accented with a tortoise buckle, perfect for playing off the coordinating scarf. Vivinetto's look pairs this spring's neon trend with a calm color palette and this winter's edgy, detailed denim.

Name: Christina Vivinetto

Major: Accounting

Year: Sophomore

CollegeFashionista: Where do you typically look to for style inspiration?

Christina Vivinetto: I guess magazines and the website lookbook.com. I look there a lot.

CF: If you had to whittle down your wardrobe to five items what would they be?

CV: Definitely boots, a blazer, a denim shirt, a comfortable T-shirt and a scarf.

CF: Is there a trend you're looking forward to wearing this spring?

CV: Bright colors and pastels!

CF: What is the best style advice you've ever received?

CV: Just don't be afraid to try something new. And be different.

CF: Has living  in NYC influenced your style in any way?

CV: Definitely, not only by being able to expose myself to more fashionable people, but also being able to shop in different places where you can't shop anywhere else: stores in SoHo and other sorts of unique neighborhoods.

CF: Describe style in one word

CV: I guess simple.

How To: Get Christina's look by pairing this spring's favorite neon accessories with a neutral palette outfit. To add some flare to skinny fit denim and leggings, try out a leather-paneled style or a utility patched pair like this Fashionista's. Complete the look with a silk square scarf for the perfect transition from winter to spring.

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