Spring fever is in the air, but despite some of the flowers starting to bloom, spring has not fully sprung just yet. While it might still officially be winter that doesn’t mean that you can’t start to incorporate touches of color into your outfit and prep for the warm days ahead. I saw this Fashionista rocking the neon trend on her way back from class. The bright yellow stripes on her gray, layered sweater adds a pop of color in an unexpected way that brings a unique element to her otherwise simple outfit. While she kept her accessories simple, with an evil eye necklace and tortoise Michael Kors watch, her Tom Ford glasses and leather pieces add a chic statement to her ensemble. This Fashionista made dressing for the dreary transition months an opportunity to incorporate a bold trend in a subtle way. Neon may not be the new black, but it is the perfect remedy for spring fever!

Name: Paige Arfman

Major: Marketing

Year: Sophomore

CollegeFashionista: How would you describe your style?

Paige Arfman: I would describe my style as laidback and on-trend but edgy.

CF: What is your favorite trend for the spring?

PA: My favorite trend is pops of color, but I love wearing button-downs with shorts.

CF: What is your best advice for dressing in the transition months?

PA: To pair a cute dress with edgy stockings or choosing stylish but functional pieces like a leather jacket.

How To: To add something bright and fun to your outfit like this Fashionista, try incorporating subtle hints of color into your winter wardrobe. Adding accent pieces like bright shoes or bags is a great starting place, or you can choose funky tops with touches of color like this Fashionista did. Make sure to choose basic colors so that your outfit doesn’t get too busy and the colors can really pop. Try rocking your glasses instead of contacts and choose a leather jacket to top the outfit off. You’ll feel ready to tackle class and cure your spring fever at the same time!

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