The weather has been pretty unpredictable this summer. You’re not sure whether it’s appropriate to wear dresses and shorts or bring out a light jacket for the rain. This can definitely make getting dressed in the morning more complicated than it has to be. However, you can always find alternative pieces from previous seasons and cross them over to a summer outfit. Take this Fashionista’s sheer chiffon top for instance. This Fashionista can wear this with a skirt on a hot day; but for a day that is a little bit more breezy it can be paired with some nice jeans. She also chose to pair her chiffon top and jeans with cute sandals to complete her look.

Name: Nisma Haq

Major: Human Resource Management

Year: Senior

CollegeFashionista: What is your favorite thing to wear in the summer?

Nisma Haq: On hot summer days, I love wearing dresses and skirts. Think about it. We wear jeans almost all year round. So, I have to show my legs off at some point. 

CF: Where have you been shopping the most recently?

NH: I recently fell in love with a store called Cotton On. I find so many nice skirts, dresses and shorts. Their clothing has great quality and they always have so many good deals.

CF: Is there something or someone who inspires your style?

NH: My Indian culture and background help inspire the clothes in my wardrobe. It mostly influences the patterns and jewelry I wear. 

CF: What is your favorite accessory?

NH: I love all my necklaces. Whenever I wear necklaces they always make a bold statement. I buy most of them from stores like Forever 21, ALDO, Zara and H&M.

How to: As I mentioned before, a lot of styles from previous seasons cross over to our summer trends. This Fashionista’s outfit can even be paired with some combat boots or laced-up booties. Check out ALDO for some nice summer shoes. Zara is also a great place to find nice sandals and heels.

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