For the entirety of my Holiday Break from PSU, I traded working 30+ hours at METRO downtown for Ann Taylor LOFT at the mall near my house. I was really excited to come home and work because I knew in the retail fashion industry, this is the time of year that spring collection previews start to appear on the shelves. Being at the mall everyday did not disappoint, spring is alive and well! LOFT and other stores like The Limited and Forever21 all have one thing in common this year and that is a heavy Nautical influence. I spotted this Fashionista at a bar near my house in sporty and classic staples for the spring– stripes and distressed denim. Her look is great for the transition from winter into spring; her outfit could be repeated 3 months from now and still be on the pulse of what is to come. Stripes are everywhere in all shapes, colors, and sizes this year. One of my favorite pieces from LOFT is this pinstriped corsage oxford shirt. Forever21 has some great nautical-inspired jewelry like these red white and blue earrings and also some fun apparel like

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