College Trends – Back To School 2018 Shopping Guide

Dorm Decor

Pink is back in a big way! As a mature college student, you don’t want to feel like you’re living in a nursery. The way to accomplish this dorm room trend in a mature way is to pick several shades of pink in several different textures (fluffy, ribbed, fuzzy etc). Then sprinkle in some metallic gold decor accents in order to add sophistication and a touch of glam.

Flirty & Feminine

Pink is back in a big way! As a mature college student, you don’t want to feel like you’re living in a nursery. The way to accomplish this dorm room trend in a mature way is to pick several shades of pink in several different textures (fluffy, ribbed, fuzzy etc). Then sprinkle in some metallic gold decor accents in order to add sophistication and a touch of glam.

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Urban & Quirky

For an easy to maintain #dormdecor look, mix and match dark shades (greys, blues, browns) with a fun focal point. This one features an awesome succulent wall hanging, but you can also opt for interesting bedding or a funky chair that draws attention.

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Fashion

 

Casually Cropped

This look is perfect for throwing on as you run out the door to your 8am class. The key to staying stylish in college is to embrace comfortable and easy trends that help you look put together and stylish, but don’t require a lot of energy to put together. Outfits that work for the classroom, the library and the dining hall.

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Professional Prints

As you continue to get involved in the college ecosystem, whether that means Greek life, student government or a relevant internship, you’ll need to stock some professional clothing items that will help you dress for success. Classy prints in non-traditional silhouettes serve to take your outfits to the next level without making you feel matronly.

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Overall Dresses

Cotton, denim, faux suede or faux leather, it doesn’t matter. Overall dresses are all the rage and it’s the perfect way to finish out the summer! These dresses can easily be transitioned into fall/winter by adding stocking and layering long sleeves underneath. Mix it up with bold colors and funky prints…these dresses are meant to break all the rules!

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Other Must-Haves: Dormify

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