For college students, summer is all about having fun, especially when it comes to fashion. After months of wearing layers to protect themselves from the frigid weather, Fashionistas look forward to throwing on something simple and light on a hot summer day. Whether running errands, attending class or working a summer internship, a smart Fashionista’s go-to ensemble consists of quick and easy pieces that promise to keep you cool and comfortable on a hot summer day. While a sundress is the classic summer pick, lightweight rompers and jumpsuits are perfect for spicing up your wardrobe this season. Take it from this Fashionista, who chose an effortlessly chic floral romper to keep her cool while lunching with friends on a warm summer day.

Name: Megan Rocha

Year: Sophomore

Major: Communications

CollegeFashionista: What inspired your outfit today?

Megan Rocha: I just love rompers. I wanted to wear something that was one piece. It is very carefree and breathable.

CF: What trend do you love this summer?

MR: Pant jumpsuits and rompers. I am loving anything that is one piece.

CF: What brands of clothing do you often find yourself wearing?

MR: I work for J. Crew and I love their clothes. I also love Marc Jacobs and Kate Spade. I like the basic preppy look. But, really, my style is always changing. What I wear depends on how I feel that day.

How To: Rompers and jumpers are made in several different styles and are flattering on many shapes if worn properly. This summer we have seen Fashionistas rocking bright colored rompers in light, carefree materials. Rompers that cinch at the middle, like Megan’s, are perfect for showing off your figure and accentuating your waistline. A simple romper is ideal for accessorizing with colorful jewelry and shoes in the summer and for layering in the fall.

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