With fall finally underway, it is time for Fashionistas all around campus to pull out their favorite jackets. The main jacket trends of fall 2012 feature bold colors or bold patterns. Pairing this trend with a complimenting scarf makes dressing for the brisk weather exciting!

Name: Libby Brost

Major: Pre-Nursing

Year: Sophomore

CollegeFashionista: Tell me about your outfit.

Libby Brost: I’m wearing a red pea coat to block the wind since it is starting to get chilly on campus. I am wearing black leggings with my Bandolino riding boots and a floral scarf to dress up the outfit and make it pretty!

CF: What are your favorite stores to shop at?

LB: I like to shop for closet staples at places like the Gap or J. Crew and I like to find random odd things at Target. I also am in love with anything Lilly Pulitzer.

CF: How would you describe your personal style?

LB: I would say my personal style is toned down with more classic pieces in my wardrobe. I would also describe myself as preppy.

CF: What is your favorite thing about fashion?

LB: I love how there are always new trends popping up but you can look at what your mother or grandmother wore and their classic pieces are still in style.

How To: Choose a bold colored jacket that can coordinate with the majority of your wardrobe. In order to make the bold color pop, accessorize with a patterned scarf or leggings. A warm staple jacket for fall is an item in your closet that is worth a splurge. Pull the look together with over-the-knee or knee-high leather boots and chunky socks!

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