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October 6, 2010 by admin

FASHION SPOTLIGHT: KEEPING THE SUMMER IN FALL

By Jordan Edmond

Wait! Don’t put away that pretty little summer dress quite yet. Fall is the perfect season for layers and incorporating something with a summery feel will add a little something extra to your fall basics. Stick to these three rules to make your autumn outfit a standout.

1.   Keep it flowing; to nail this look, light layers are key. Thin layers that have movement look natural with your favorite summer pieces while layers that are too bulky make you look larger than you really are. Try a belt to define your natural waist. 

2.   Put your tights to the test! Pair tights to your favorite cut-offs with a plaid button down and you’re grunge in the best way. Also, add your tights with your summer heels but, steer clear of those strappy sparkly stilettos and grab your peep toe wedges or platforms instead.

3.   Try keeping your make-up basic. A dewy face with rosy cheeks looks fresh and new compared to the glamorous look you rocked throughout the summer.

Now, check out these Brookdale students making the most of their summer wardrobes.

KYLEE DOOLEY

MAJOR: Fashion Merchandising

STYLE IN THREE WORDS: Preppy, hipster, and classic

HEELS OR SNEAKERS: I would prefer heels but I’m too tall. But, I love my chucks.

FAVORITE THING IN CLOSET: Sequined dress.

STEAL HER: White Blazer. Whoever decided no white after Labor Day anyway? Adding boyfriend jeans and chucks give Kylee a laidback cool look.

LINDSAY MACIK

MAJOR: Foreign Language

STYLE IN THREE WORDS: Self-hating hipster (giggles)

FAVORITE DESIGNER: Proenza Schouler

FAVORITE HIGH-END PLACE TO SHOP: Saks but, I go there just to look!

STEAL HER: Tiny flower printed dress and oh-so-now motorcycle boots.Pairing the two gave Lindsay a girly grunge feel.

CHIARA STURGILL

MAJOR: Education and Aspiring Model

STYLE IN THREE WORDS: Unique, outgoing, and BAM!

FAVORITE HIGH END PLACE TO SHOP: Funk and Standard in Red Bank

FAVORITE LOW-END PLACE TO SHOP: Joyce Leslie

STEAL HER: Jean jacket and high-waisted floral skirt. Adding a jean jacket to this girly print gives a subtle toughness while keeping the romantic edge.

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