The College Wardrobe

the college wardrobe

Your appearance doesn't matter as much as your academic performance, but your professors and fellow classmates will immediately get a sense of your attitude toward college by seeing how you're dressed for class. If you wear pajamas or sweats all the time, it gives off the impression that you don't care about school; if you walk in looking like you're going to the club, it says "Hi, I'm only here for the dating opportunities." Neither impression is favorable!

So, if you're serious about college, here's how to appear professional and still be comfortable. You don't have to go out and buy a whole new wardrobe--just think about your current wardrobe in a new way!

Visual Examples

Basics, by yamie on Polyvore

Basics, by borntorun on Polyvore

(Note: Though these sets feature women's clothing, the same concepts work for men's attire as well.)

Basic Concepts

30 for the (College) Fashionista
A Modest Clothing Checklist

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