There’s been an overlying trend of tank tops and shorts around campus lately. While I’ve spotted numerous two-piece, basic outfits as students compensate their outfit for the warm weather, my undeniable love for layers remains. My theory is: you can only take off so much clothing while commuting around campus in the heat, but when it comes to sitting in chilly lecture halls for three hours, having that one extra layer to easily put on/take off will save you. Fashionista Rebecca Wheeler’s outfit serves as a noteworthy example of how to layer on campus for spring and summer heat. Wheeler’s coral blazer instantly caught my eye and made her stand out. That’s what being a Fashionista/o is all about, right?

Name: Rebecca Wheeler

Year: Sophomore

Major: English Literature

College Fashionista: How would you describe your personal style?

Rebecca Wheeler: Fun, like my personality.

CF: Where do you turn for fashion advice?

RW: Vogue and Elle Magazine.

CF: Which television show’s wardrobe would you like to steal?

RW: Gossip Girl.

How To: Ladies and gentlemen, dress up or dress down with a one-piece blazer, jacket, or cardigan this spring. It’s the perfect element for a business casual or preppy collegiate look. Always faithful and affordable, Forever 21 has an amazing selection of spring and summer friendly blazers. Try mixing up patterns. Solid, stripes, or denim– with styles like these, “jacket required” will be your new motto.

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