FASHIONISTO SPOTLIGHT: Courtney Steadman

Holy Hamptons! I wanted to be whisked away to the prestigious vacation destination the minute I saw this Fashionisto. The Long Island hot spot’s recognition goes beyond summer getaway to its summer fashion. Inhabitants of this area have gained notoriety for their sharp prep-wear built for June through August. This Fashionisto flawlessly flaunts the renowned preppy style here in central Florida. I found him modeling the Hamptons look to a T in bright magenta sailor stripes (it is an island after all) and summer white trousers that surely would earn him entrance to Diddy’s annual white party on the island.

Name: Courtney Steadman

Major: Communications

Year: Senior

CollegeFashionista: Where do you like to shop?

Courtney Steadman: H&M, that’s where I mostly shop.

CF: Is there anyone you consider a style icon?

CS: Pharrell, Andre 3000, Nas and Diddy.

CF: What fashion advice would you give to fellow college guys?

CS: Be yourself, wear whatever you want to wear and put it on however you want to put it on. Just be you.

CF: Any advice for college girls?

CS: I actually get a lot of motivation from women, so I like what they’re wearing.

CF: How would you describe your style in one word?

CS: Different.

How To: To pull off the same shoreline style, start with a horizontal striped tee. Choose a shirt with brightly colored stripes to especially stick with the Hamptons flare. White may be an intimidating color due to possible spillage, but it’s worth the risk for these pants. Feel free to stylize them by cuffing or rolling their hems at the ankle. Tie the look together with a casual sneaker such as these by OBEY or Vans.

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