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Fall Into The Latest Fashion Styles

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The seasons are transitioning, school is starting, and the latest fashion trends are quickly changing. You can easily find these awesome trends in local shops or in a thrift store and you may already have these fashion pieces hidden deep inside your closet. Stay on the lookout for these upcoming fall fashion trends!

1. Polka Dots

Polka dots are making a fashion comeback this fall. This fashion pattern slowly made its way onto the clothing racks this summer and was easily spotted on dresses or swimsuit apparel. This fall you can find polka dots on t-shirts, shoes, belts, shorts, and more! Make sure not to go too overboard on the polka dot print, sometimes less is more! If you’ve already got a polka dot top, dress, or skirt, you can easily transform it into a fall outfit. Just layer a cardigan, scarf, or leggings to transform your summer wear into a fall fashion statement!

Female College Student Wearing Poka Dot Sweater Fall Style Fashion

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2. Camo Chic

Military and camouflage wear has graced the chic fashion world yet again! Not only is camouflage and military wear an easy pattern to style, but it is an easy pattern to find. If you’re not looking to break your wallet for this fashion trend, scope out your local thrift or vintage stores. There is most likely a hidden camo chic treasure awaiting on the racks! If you are looking to wear the pattern but would like to keep it simple, you can just wear a simple camouflage hat or a pair of camouflage leggings (as shown in the photo above).

Female College Student Wearing Camo Legging Pants Fall Style Fashion

Photo © Campus Companion

3. Floral Fashion

Floral print lives on! The floral fashion trend was an extremely popular pattern that swept the fashion world this past summer. It’s now still rocking the racks at stores for this falls fashion trends. You can easily transform your floral summer wear into something more appropriate for the cooler fall weather. Pair your favorite floral dress or skirt with some leggings or a scarf! Long-sleeved floral dresses are great for the fall, you can even layer on a jean jacket for those cool days.

Female College Student Wearing Floral Print Dress Fall Style Fashion

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What fall trends are you looking forward to wearing this season? What are some of your favorite fashion tips? Share them with us below!

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Fashion Savvy Summer

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Want to upgrade your closet from drab to fab? Looking to have the latest summer fashion trends? Check out these awesome DIYs that will help you revamp your entire summer wardrobe!

1. Ombre Everything

Ombre  is a trending style that has mainly been seen in women’s hairstyles. The ombre trend refers to the fading gradient color from dark to light, or light to dark. Although it has been trending in the hair world, the ombre trend has recently been taking the fashion world by a storm! Ombre denim tops, shirts, and shorts have this summer’s hottest style. Check out Real Asian Beauty’s video below on how to do a DIY Denim Top! All you need is a bucket, bleach, gloves and water!

2. Tribal Print

Tribal print is definitely a hot summer trend, you can find on headbands or pants. There are many varieties of tribal print patterns. You can avoid spending tons of cash by creating your own tribal print patterns! All you need is some fabric paint, a paint brush, a permanent marker and you’re all set to make your own tribal print clothing and accessories. To learn how to make your own tribal print, check out ItsMyRayeRaye’s DIY tribal print tutorial below:

3. Crop Tops

Got an old pair of solid or patterned tights/leggings lying around? Instead of tossing them into the recycle bin, transform them into a crop top! Crop tops are perfect for the summer time! Pair them with high waisted shorts, a cute skirt, or wear it on top of your swimsuit. MsFabulousTeeks DIY tights to top video is a fashionista’s best friend. There’s no sewing involved for this DIY. The only materials you need for the DIY tights to top is a pair of scissors and a pair of tights/leggings:

There’s no need to break the bank for these trending summer styles. With a little creativity and some helpful DIY videos, you can totally recycle and reinvent your entire wardrobe every season! Share with us your creations!

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How To Dress For Success: Men’s Edition

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Back in April, I wrote a blog for the ladies on how to dress for success when it comes to job interviews, career fairs, and when starting a job in the business world. Now I want to tell you fellas out there some tips for how to dress professionally as well. Your appearance is the first impression you make, so make sure it’s good.

1. Suit

Black suits are also preferred, pinstripes are okay as are navy and grays. Tan and light colored suits should be reserved for the summer season.

Man's Formal Gray Suit Purple Tie

Photo © Spring Clothes Style

2. Shirt

If you want to pursue finances, then stick with the white collared button-ups. Otherwise, cream colors and blues are nice as well.

Men's White Collared Tucked In Button Up Shirt

Photo © Buy Corporate Apparel Blog

3. Shoes

Your shoes should be polished and the color should either match or blend well with your suit. Sometimes you can mix it up, but this is a bold move.

Men's Black Dress Shoes

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4. Groom

Make sure you are nicely groomed. This includes a nice hair cut, shaved face, and even shaving the back of your neck to keep your hairline sharp and looking clean.

Man Shaving His Face With Razor

Photo © Best Chicago Electrolysis

5. Tie

Learning how to tie a tie is a very useful skill to have. There are many different ways to tie a tie, but the Full Windsor is the most professional.

Full Windsor Man's Tie

Photo © Anchor Neckware

When presenting yourself to a potential employer, especially as a college student or a recent graduation, looking professional portrays that you act professionally. Watch this video below for further details on how to dress successfully.

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Safe Fun In The Sun

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Recently, a friend told me I was too pale for the upcoming summer months and that I should consider tagging along with her and some friends to the beach to work on a base tan. I laughed it off at first and turned her down, but it was later that I realized how deeply her comment got under my skin (no pun intended). I was offended and started second guessing having ever even worn a dress in front of her. After discussing this little matter with some family and friends, I have come to the conclusion that pale skin should not be considered ugly or bad, but rather beautiful.

Many magazines are producing articles about how paleness is a desired characteristic. Embrace your skin tone for what it is. However, if you are still wanting to appear tan, consider these safer alternate options than using tanning beds or baking at the lake.

1) Instant Tan Lotion

My go-to is Banana Boat ($6 at drugstores). Slather it on and in less than an hour, your skin will look a shade darker. Reapply to reach your desired shade. Bonus: This stuff doesn’t even smell bad.

Banana Boat Instant Self-Tanning Tan Lotion

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2) Gradual Tan Lotion

If you’re a little skeptical about the instant lotion, try Jergens Natural Glow ($8 at drugstores). It takes about a week to notice anything different about your skin, but it’s a good way to build a tan if you’re picky about what shade you are.

Jergens Natural Glow Lotion

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3) Spray Tan

Spray tanning is another safe way to get that summer color you want. Before making your appointment, however, I would recommend talking to the salon about which spray tan level to use. Oftentimes, spray tanning can have adverse effects, such as an orange Oompa Loompa color. When in doubt, choose the lowest level of spray. It doesn’t need to be dark to be noticeable.

Spray Tan Booth

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4) Clothing Choices

Clothes that are lighter than you are accentuate your skin tone. For example, wearing a white shirt or dress will make your skin tone look a little darker next to the fabric.

White Dress Tan Look

Photo © The Beauty Insiders

Pale is not a bad or ugly thing and be sure to use sunscreen whenever you go outside (even if it’s a cloudy day) and remember to reapply every couple of hours. Appreciate your body for its natural beauty.

Remember, everyone’s skin tone is different and never let anyone make you feel inferior about your appearance.

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How To Dress For Success: Women’s Edition

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As a college student, it is completely okay to have those lazy days where we roll out of bed and spend an entire day in our sweats to lounge around to study and do homework. Although, it is important to remember how to dress professionally when going to those job interviews, career fairs, and when starting out at a new job. Keep in mind that your outfit says a lot about you and is the first impression you leave of yourself. Make sure your outfit is clean, not wrinkled, and tailored to fit.

Woman Business Professional Suit

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1. Suit

Every lady should have a black button-up suit jacket (not a blazer) with matching pants and a matching skirt. Navy and gray suits are good as well.

2. Blouse

Get a nice button-up collared shirt with a pop of color to add some style. It would be best to have a white one as well. It is okay to pair your suit with a blouse that doesn’t have a collar, however make sure there is no cleavage exposed and that if you place your hand on your chest, your thumb should be touching your collar bone and your shirt should not be below your pinky.

3. Shoes

Make sure your shoes are comfortable to be worn all day. Heels shouldn’t exceed a couple of inches and you should avoid open-toed shoes. Black is the most professional color, but grays and nudes are okay as well.

4. Make Up

Keep it simple, keep it clean. Easy on the eyeliner and wear little or no eye-shadow. Stick to daytime makeup and keep it natural.

5. Jewelry

A simple pendant or pearls is desired. Avoid anything too flashy, but do allow a little creativity to show some self-expression. Also avoid wearing bracelets that will jingle and keep earrings to only studs.

Your first impression can have a major impact on how other’s perceive your character. Dress for success to come across as a business professional. Watch this video below for further tips and be sure to check back for my next blog, “How To Dress For Success: Men’s Edition.”

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