A chain here, a bead there- this summer you will find many fashionistas finishing off theirs summers finest with piles of precious jewelry. This week’s fashionista Kofoworola nails the look by individualizing a cute dress-vest combo with signature jewelry like a copper wire and painted bangles. Here are some of her opinions on her love of accessories and her style, past and present.
Name: Kofoworola Williams
Year: Rising Senior
College Fashionista: What are some things that inspire your style (eg. people, time periods).
Koforowola Williams: I don’t have inspiration I guess. I like to just buy things and put them all together. I don’t like to keep it plain like with this dress, I went back and added the vest.
CF: What are your favorite things you’ve been wearing this summer?
KW: I would have to say my [Ray-Ban's].
CF: What is something you’d like to add to your closet right now?
KW: Rings; I really want a whole bunch, and more sunglasses and bangles.
CF: Where is your favorite place to shop?
KW: Forever 21 not gonna lie, H&M. I’ve gotten most of my recent stuff online though.
CF: How has your style changed since your started college?
KW: When I was a Freshman I didn’t have money, and since I’ve gotten a job, I’ve been able to get more stuff that’s out of the ordinary. I like to wear things that are weird but make it look nice.
CF: And what about when you’re older, how do you imagine your style might be?
KW: I won’t be one of those old ladies that dresses over-the-top and wear heels, but also not dress in baggy [shift] dresses. I’ll maybe wear some nice high waisted jeans and of course I will have to have my rings, bangles and sunglasses.
How To: Dress up your favorite summer duds with this brightly colored woven bangle from Madewell or this cool coiled copper ring.