This week's Fashionista makes minimal look marvelous with an upcoming favorite of the spring 2012 season: white on white. Freshman Halle Donaldson lets staples speak for themselves in this effortlessly elegant combination. Despite a limited palette, she creates subtle intrigue by pairing delicate stripes with classic black denim and leopard print loafers. Perfect for almost every occasion from weekend to workday, this sophisticated ensemble transforms even the simplest of staples into a timeless look that's sure to turn heads.
Name: Halle Donaldson
CollegeFashionista: Where do you usually look to for style inspiration?
Halle Donaldson: Magazines. I go on ShopBop and look at their trending things because they have cool trends and lookbooks and stuff.
CF: If you had to whittle down your wardrobe to five pieces what would they be?
HD: A blazer, black pants, loafers and a couple plain tanks.
CF: Is there a trend you're looking forward to wearing this spring?
HD: Floral prints, flowy tops and bright jeans. Pastels jeans!
CF: What is the best style advice you've ever received?
HD: Less is more.
CF: Describe your style in one word.
How To: Get Halle's look by pairing like colored pieces together in varying shades or prints. Try pairing pastel denim with a coordinating spring sweater. Add variety with statement shoes or printed loafers.