INTERN CLOSET: Sundays at the Park
March 5, 2012 | by

At a young age, I became addicted to fashion. While many seven year old girls were playing Game Boys and Barbies,  I would tear out everything from my closet, lay it on my bed and plan outfits for the school week. Looking back, there may have been a few too many rhinestones and hair bows, but it never stopped me from creating the perfect outfits for Monday through Friday.

Although now I only dream of having the time to plan anything in my life, let alone outfits, I haven’t lost my love for fashion.

From my favorite headbands down to my worn-out Converse shoes, I will give you a glimpse into some of my daily outfits. I can’t classify how I would describe my wardrobe in one category because it’s all across the board. Some hangers hold the girliest of dresses while my closet’s top shelf is covered with t-shirts and jeans. My outfit for the day usually just depends on how I am feeling and what I am doing that day.

For a recent Sunday afternoon at the park, this is what I went with:

Sweater: I found this gem at the Salvation Army. Fifty cents later I found myself wearing this guy everywhere. Although I’m sure it was made for a man, probably one named Bill Cosby, it is just too cozy to pass up.

Leggings: Wearing leggings is basically my way of dressing up when sweatpants are not an option. Just make sure they’re opaque!

Bag: Another winner I found at the Antique Center on campus. This steal was only $1.49 and perfectly fits my daily necessities.

Boots: A favorite Christmas present from Target. Lately, I cannot be seen without them on. Not only are they super comfortable, but they keep my feet warm, too!

Scarf: No outfit of mine is complete without a scarf. I wore a pink one to bring a little color to the all-black ensemble.

Sunglasses: Sunglasses are like headphones to me. They are always on.

Even though my days of preparing outfits in advance are over, I still like to play around with what goes with what. As long as I am comfortable, confident and different, I’ve nailed the perfect outfit in my mind.







Stay tuned to CL’s Intern Closet for more of my fashion favorites!


Jessica Fecteau is a senior fashion, etiquette and apartment/dorm life writer and is a sophomore at Central Michigan University. Jessica loves fashion magazines, listening to indie/folk music and traveling to big cities.

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Jessica Fecteau is a College Lifestyles alum and contributing writer, studying Journalism at Central Michigan University. Follow her at @jessfect. To stay tuned to more articles for classy co-eds, be sure to follow College Lifestyles on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.

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