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College Fashion
Olya Bezvushko

One thing that is usually asked by most students, especially international ones, is what to wear to university classes. College dress is a controversial subject among students. 

So, let’s try to find out what to wear to class, what don’t wear, what constitutes “dressing up”, and what doesn’t.

Dress up for class.  There are people who think that the fact that you are in college in such democratic country as America allows you to use the opportunity and wear nothing but sweatpants. Those who think like this, claim that sweatpants are easier to put on and more comfy than regular clothes, and that most college kids are hung over every morning and can’t be bothered to change out of their PJ’s to make it to class. These is a special feature of those who who drag themselves to class and immediately fall asleep, snoring loudly enough that they eventually wake themselves up. They think that “just showing up” is good enough. But it is obvious that sweats aren’t any easier to put on than a clean pair of jeans and a cute top. Moreover, these people are obviously insecure, and trying to make those who look good feel bad about it. For sure, you are planning to go abroad not to yawn and are rather confidence about yourself, so tracksuit is not your option for classes and other places which are in public.

Completely informal clothes express disrespect to your professors. He/she dresses nicely for class, in order to show that they take their job seriously. When you dress like you’re ready to fall asleep, it gives off the image that you really could care less about the class, which is not a good impression to make. Besides, usually it is hard to be productive when you are wearing pyjamas. When you’re dressed a little nicer, you’re not going to be tempted to fall back asleep or space out.

O.k. PJ’s and sweatpants are good only for wearing around the dorm, to the gym, or even to a final if you’ve been up all night studying.

If you love fashion (and I assume you do if you’re reading this article), you should wear your fabulous clothes! Don’t settle for boring and shapeless sweatpants. Wear something unique and have fun with fashion. Why you should take nice clothes if you aren’t going to wear it?

Even if you only have a few minutes to get ready, it’s not difficult to wear something cute and comfortable to class. Resist the urge to throw on sweats!

Look through some examples of outfits (for girls) that I’d like to offer you to wear to class:

1. Be simple and chic. This is a simple outfit that I would wear a lot in the winter - a pair of skinny jeans, a long tank top, and a cardigan on top. You can finish it off with some cute metallic or brightly-colored ballet flats, a long necklace, and a cute tote bag. It’s a great go-to’s whenever you are pressed for time and still want to look nice.

2. Comfortable with some bohemian details. It is a good option for warm and sunny school days. A dress is so easy to put on and its makes an entire outfit in itself. Add some bangles, gladiator sandals, and sunnies, but you could go even without any jewelry and just add some accessories to this outfit in the form of bangles, gladiator sandals, and sunnies, but you could go without the jewelry and even just wear havaianas if you want! This outfit is all about comfort, so your footwear should be comfortable too!

In most cases, a cute pair of jeans, a great top, and some accessories is all you need.

Have fun with it… and just say “No” to the sweats!

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