How and Why the Trendiest Girls Are Rocking Jumpsuits This Fall

With the transition into fall fashion just ahead, it’s time to discover new trends and revamp some of our summer favorites. Jumpsuits have been all the rage over the summer, seen on celebrities and Fashionistas alike. I’m a huge fan of jumpsuits because they’re so versatile and easy to wear for any occasion, but it can be a challenge to transition into styling them for cooler temperatures. Check out the two ways I came up with to wear your cutest jumpsuit this fall and find out why you should jump on the trend!

Like I said, jumpsuits are perfect for any occasion because you can style them in so many ways. This black overall jumpsuit is the perfect mix of simple and trendy and allows Fashionistas to wear whatever speaks to them under it. They’re also super easy to wear since they’re only one piece and always make you look put together and fashion-forward.

If you want to go for a more casual look, pair your jumpsuit with cute sneakers, a casual T-shirt, and some layers. Whether you’re going to class, hanging with friends, or going on a date, this look is easy and adorable while still showing your personal style. This Fashionista matched her white T-shirt with her Converse and kept it trendy by adding this embroidered denim jacket to keep warm.

PHOTO: Ali Bell

If you’re going for something a little fancier, try pairing your jumpsuit with heels or wedges and some jewelry. Accessories go a long way in making a look nicer. This Fashionista paired the same black jumpsuit with a cute blouse, which gives it a nicer vibe, some fall wedges, and delicate jewelry. A simple jumpsuit can be made to look polished and even professional when styled correctly, so don’t be afraid to try it out.

PHOTO: Ali Bell

No matter where you’re going, throwing on a jumpsuit is the perfect way to get there in style. They’re simple, cute, and can easily go from day-to-night. The biggest celebrities and fashion insiders have been embracing the jumpsuit trend for months now, so what are you waiting for? Style your favorite one-piece for your life and rock it!

Show us how you style a jumpsuit by tagging @Cfashionista in your photos on Instagram!

The Perfect Class Look Comes Down To 3 Easy Steps

Picture this: your alarm clock on your phone rings. You open your eyes and glance out the window to see frost on the leaves outside your window. School time is about here, and with it, cooler weather. Even though I despise the cold weather, I love to dress for it. One of the most exciting parts of the day for me is choosing what to wear and how I am going to accessorize it. After all, what better way to motivate yourself to get up for class on a brisk morning than a cute outfit and some coffee?

First things first, I choose a few base pieces. For example, I have a staple pair of jeans I love to wear that match basically everything and also look great on. Feeling confident in what you wear is important because if you feel confident and comfortable it will show. Next I move to what top I will wear, and usually, I reach for a long sleeve T-shirt or sweater for the chillier mornings.

The next step is one of my favorites: accessories! Though I tend to have more of a simple style, a bold bracelet or earrings can sometimes be just enough to give that extra element of excitement. I chose to wear a glitzy headband for this shoot, not only because it perfectly matched my outfit but also added a little more personality to this look.

Lastly, I love to switch up my shoes. These new babies are one of my favorite pairs and are perfect for transitioning into the fall season. Wedges are cute and give a little more height, creating the illusion that your legs are longer. The great thing about shoes is that you can switch up your look simply by switching to a different pair! Putting on some booties can instantly make your outfit a little warmer for the cold weather.

What are some of your favorite back-to-school style tips? Let me know in the comments below!

How Fashion Provided This College Student With More Than Just Good Style

Growing up, I was so self-conscious, had horrible anxiety, and was always in a world of fear. I realized I was this way because I didn’t feel comfortable in my own body and was always worried about the size label in my jeans or the letter size on my tops and dresses. I became so fearful of what others thought of my appearance. I stopped myself from doing so much and being social because of the way I saw myself in the mirror.

I didn’t realize at a young age that nobody judges you as much as you judge yourself. I soon felt that weight of trying to “fit in” lift off my shoulders. I started caring less about what others thought of me and focused on my own style and my own world. I explored my creativity and became confident with myself after I realized that the only person who needed to be happy with me was myself.

Fashion quickly became the biggest pass time and outlet for me to express myself. I opened up an online boutique when I was a sophomore in high school and sold accessories and crafts online. I took my designs to local craft shows and saw other young girls’ faces light up when they saw that everything at my booth was made by my two hands. I felt that I too inspired other girls out there to dream big and not to let their own thoughts, fears, or worries scare them away from doing what they love the most.

Following high school, I attended the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising San Francisco. Here was where my love for the city grew so much. It was also at FIDM where I realized that fashion can be for anyone, it can look like anything, and it can make some people the happiest.

What are you passionate about? Let me know in the comments below!

Confession—Dressing For That Awkward In-Between Season is Actually Kind of the Best

As summer vacation is coming to an end, it’s important to consider how you are going to make that transition from summer to fall fashion. One of the hardest things in fashion to master is the “in between” look. You know exactly what I’m talking about. The look for that period of the season where it’s cold in the morning but hot by the afternoon. Just like you, I’ve searched high and low for the perfect outfit, and I have finally found the secret to that perfect “in between” outfit.

The most important thing when dressing during the beginning of fall is to remember to layer, layer, layer. I know it seems pesky, but it really will change your life in the end. You want to start off by taking a cute and simple fall college fashion outfit. A pair of light wash jeans and a solid colored shirt paired with black booties. This outfit is not only adorable but it keeps you comfortable throughout the day.

Now for those chilly but wonderful fall mornings. Your problem of shivering your way to class has finally been solved. Simply adding a cute and cozy gray cardigan to your outfit will stop the shivers, but you can easily take it off during the heat of the day.

If you really want to embrace the culture of summer to fall fashion, pairing a hat to match your boots is just the thing you need to put a little extra spice in your outfit.

If you’re the kind of girl that prefers to skip the layering, then your fall college fashion solution includes wearing a lightweight off-the-shoulder sweater. The sweater will provide just enough warmth for those chilly mornings, but you won’t be sweating by the end of the day. Layering a cute lace bralette will add the perfect amount of detail to your stylish sweater.

Just like the previous outfit, you can always add more accessories to spice up your look. Wearing a brown hat would match perfectly in fall with a burgundy sweater. The off-the-shoulder and lace-up sweater will help you keep up with all of the latest trends without having to be too cold or hot during the day.

Now that you have all the knowledge you need to create the perfect fall school outfit, go out to find your new look and share your outfit with @Cfashionista on social media!

Returning Trends You Didn’t Know About

Clothing trends tend to make reappearances every few decades or so and with every reappearance comes a feeling of something fresh. However, recent returning trends have already lost their appeal—sorry chokers and overalls, you just aren’t cutting it anymore. These three returning trends that aren’t talked about will re-inspire you just in time for fall.


We all rocked them at some point during middle school with that signature Limited Too sequin top (don’t worry, nothing to be too embarrassed about.) However, culottes are making a major come back and it’s time to take a second look on this once glanced over piece. Culottes may seem intimidating to a generation that grew up wearing the tightest of skinny jeans, but these flared pants will freshen up any wardrobe. A great tip for styling these wide legged pants is to pair it with a tighter top. The tight top balances out the flared bottoms and saves you from being swallowed up.

Pleated Skirts

Pleated skirts tend to make reappearances every few decades or so. My mom used to wear them in the ’80s and they were one of the ultimate style symbols of femininity. While there is nothing wrong with traditionally feminine clothing, my style tip for this particular trend is to toughen it up a bit. Pairing a pleated skirt with a cropped leather jacket sharpens up the outfit and brings a whole new meaning to the more traditionally viewed skirt.

Jean Skirts

Jean skirts first made an appearance in the ’70s when denim was king. This trend has also made the rounds throughout the years and popped up once again in the ’90s. This classic bottom has resurfaced once more and my style tip for this trend is to keep it just that, classic. It’s fun to play around with past styles and the jean skirt is the perfect base to recreate these iconic styles. Accessorize with time period specific pieces and you’ll have a look that will surely be worthy of a throwback picture on Instagram.

Have any other returning trends that aren’t yet being talked about? Let us know in the comments below so we, too, can be ahead of the curve!

The Back to School Look You Need

It is officially back to school season, and one of the best parts about this time of year is back to school shopping. Not only does it give you an excuse to shamelessly buy all of the clothes you’ve been wanting for months, it is also the time where stores have some of their top deals. However, it can be a bit overwhelming to decide which pieces to invest in and which ones to pass on. That is why this Fashionista has created the perfect back to school look for you to take inspiration from.

Off-the-shoulder tops have been trending for a while, and they have proven that they are here to stay. These tops are such an easy way to instantly look trendy and put together and can be found in most stores. This Fashionista chose to wear a form-fitting smocked off-the-shoulder top, however, there are many other styles of off-the-shoulder tops available. They come in solid colors and prints, tight and loose styles, and an abundance of fabrics, so just find whatever one works for you!

Denim skirts and color-block denim are two more trends that everyone should try this school year. These trends are a simple way to add texture and interest to an outfit, while still looking casual. This Fashionista incorporated both of those trends into her look by wearing a color-block, two-tone denim skirt. If skirts aren’t your thing, you could opt for a pair of color-block mom jeans, which also pair nicely with an off-the-shoulder top.

Lastly, it’s time to add a couple of accessories to complete the look. This Fashionista kept it casual with a simple black choker and a pair of sneakers. The sneakers and simplicity of the accessories make it perfect for walking around campus and going to class.

Leave a comment below letting me know what look you’ll be rocking for the first day of class!

6 Fashion Essentials Every College Woman Must Have

College comes with exams, projects, meetings, and a bunch of other time-consuming things that often leave little time for shopping or attempting to put together a fashionable outfit. Some college students seem to pull off effortless fashion every day, even while being bombarded with assignments. How do they do it? They stick to the staples.

The secret to looking fashionable every day in college is to know the basic outfit essentials. Here are six fashion staples you need in your closet right now to get yourself on the right track.

1—Comfy fitted T-shirt. This is the most basic closet essential. Find a T-shirt that fits you nicely, but is still comfortable enough to slip on at seven in the morning on your way to class. All you have to do is pair it with your favorite pair of jeans, and you’ll look ready to take on the day.

2—Simple slip-on dress. Dresses are the easiest outfits to wear because they’re just one piece. Just slip it on, accessorize it, and you look stylish even if you barely tried. This means you can actually sleep in a little instead of trying to match your lime green shirt to your maroon skinny jeans. Not cute.

3—Dainty layered necklaces. You can wear these with anything to look effortlessly chic. Jewelry makes every outfit look more thought out and put together. If you choose simple necklaces, you can wear them by themselves, in multiple combinations, and with many different outfits.

4—Functional bag. Ladies, this is my favorite essential. If you are running around campus like a crazy woman because you thought it was a good idea to involve yourself in every college organization, you need a functional bag. Choose a stylish bag that has way more room in it than it looks like. Pockets are such a wonderful luxury. How else are you going to store all your snacks, pens, planners, and textbooks?

5—Nude sandals or flats. Shoes that look good with everything are a necessity. My go-to shoes are nude sandals or flats because they don’t distract from your outfit and, therefore, you won’t have to worry about if your shoes match.

6—Something bold. This one is important. You absolutely need something fun that shows your unique personality. This could include a maxi dress with a huge print or even a bright pink bomber jacket. If you throw in some fun, you’ll be sure to turn heads.

All in all, the main idea is to find cute basics that you can easily mix and match when your brilliant mind is thinking about a million other things.

What are your college fashion essentials? Show us on social media! Don’t forget to tag @Cfashionista.

Expressing Yourself One Outfit at a Time

Fashion is important because people represent themselves by what they wear. This is why it is important to have fun expressing yourself in different patterns and colors! Similar to my personality, my style is all over the place. For an ideal “Camilla” outfit, I try to mix vibrant colors, without becoming too chaotic.

For anyone that knows me, my go-to top is always a sleeveless turtleneck. In my opinion, this type of shirt is very classy, while not being too conservative by revealing one’s arms. Plus, in this specific outfit, the black color is enough to keep all of the other colors in my outfit under control.

My bag has been an essential to me for a few years. It is almost like my personality security blanket. I started off with the plain brown bag from Anthropologie, which I immediately fell in love with for its simple but professional look. A while ago, I became obsessed with pins, and I decided to start building my collection onto the strap of my bag. This way, I have an assortment of colors, but the buttons themselves are displayed in a neat manner.

In the beginnings of teaching myself how to embroider, I embroidered the quote, “If I could only find a note to make you understand” onto the flap of the purse, for further customization. It is important to be creative with any type of bag, journal, or other items that you will be using often. For example, I had a shirt with many fabric butterflies sewn on, and when one fell off of my shirt, I simply sewed it on to my bag. In addition to all of the above, I have put on two enamel pins as finishing touches. The feminist pin is for women empowerment and the “born annoyed” pin is more of a comical feature.

The patterned pants that I am wearing in this look are one of the many colorful pants that I own. These types of pants are a necessity for me, because they are incredibly comfortable, as well as very stylish. With the crazy patterns and colors, they make anyone sure to pop out of a crowd! These specific pants are high-waisted and make my legs look a lot longer than they truly are. I love them because they add more chaos to my outfit, and the colors are beautifully mismatched with my bag.

What kind of style do you have? Show us on social media! Don’t forget to tag @Cfashionista.

6 Ways to Wear a Necktie

Neckties have recently made a huge comeback in style and I absolutely cannot get enough of them. They’re great for work, the beach or even when you’re lounging around the house. If you have watched Gossip Girl, you may know that Serena Van Der Woodsen, played by Blake Lively, was a huge fan of neckties. Blake is a major fashion icon in the show and off the show—who doesn’t love her style? You can wear neckties during any season and I’ll show you how! 


1—Around the neck. This one’s a given and the most popular. I adore wearing them to work and I’ve received an extended amount of compliments while wearing one. They’re super fun when wearing a simple shirt, it’s an easy way to jazz up an outfit. 

2—As a hair tie. My second favorite way to rock the accessory. It’s a fabulous look while you’re out running errands or heading to the beach on a hot summer day. It’s a nice touch to add to your style when you want your hair up.

3—Headband. I’ve seen this as a trend for a little while now, the headband that ties at the side or front of your head. This is also a great look for when you’re off to soak up some sun. When you’re studying for exams, just quickly tie it around your head to get the hair out of your face.

4—Around a hat. Another one of my absolute favorites. I was packing for a vacation and I just picked up a black fedora and a necktie so that I could pack them in my suitcase. Suddenly I thought how the tie would be cute around the hat to make it more interesting. It was adorable. I remember I immediately posted a picture on my Snapchat story because I was proud of my creation. Anyways, just wrap it around the front and tie it in the back. 

5—Purse embellishment. If you walk into the Nordstrom’s purse department, you’ll find some brands that designed their purses with ties such as Kate Spade. It’s a simple and creative way to dress up an accessory. Let’s say you have this remarkable off-white, Tory Burch tote, you can add a hot pink necktie to it to make it more summery or add one that has a mixture of fall colors like browns and burgundy and voila! That purse can pull off any season.


6—Shoe enhancement. I can’t get enough of this idea. I have two different ways that you can do this. One, wrap it around the strap of the shoe. Two, wrap it around the strap as well as your foot then tie it on the side.


If you enjoyed these ideas as much as I did, comment which style is your favorite and show us on social media! Don’t forget to tag @Cfashionista.

The Biggest Secret to Completing Your Perfect Outfit

There is one thing that every outfit needs to go from chic to undoubtedly à la mode. This one most important addition to perfecting any outfit you wear cannot be acquired from the Urban Outfitters or the Brandy Melville a block away.

The sole commodity every girl needs to perfecting her trendy outfit is (drum roll please), confidence! No matter what your style, you can always rely on confidence to enhance how you portray yourself or your outfit. As long as you feel confident in what you are wearing, nothing and no one will stop you from looking and being your best self.

People tend to be drawn to anyone who radiates positive self-confidence because it can truly be seen in several different fashions (pun intended). If you emanate confidence in yourself and your outfit, you will show it in everything you do such as your walk, your attitude, your motivation, and much more.

You will thank yourself in the long run for going with the outfit that you knew you loved but weren’t sure how others would feel about. Only you know what you like and the biggest favor you can do for yourself is to show the world you are in love with the choices you make. Confidence is contagious and if you are boldly strutting in your ensemble, you never know who you could inspire and who knows, you might be sporting the next biggest trend. Just remember one thing: confidence is the key to completing and perfecting any outfit and all it takes is to love yourself and what you’re wearing!

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