A new semester has arrived which means fall is approaching fast. Fall is notorious for its unreliable weather and fashion collection. With tight dorm living it can be tough deciding what to bring and leave home. To help cut back on your packing, here are few essential pieces to keep you stylish and prepared for fall weather.
Jackets: Jean & Rain
Jean jackets are great for fall because they can be dressed up or down and go with almost anything. This smart chic piece is light enough to wear to class on a sunny fall day and cute for a cool night out in heels.
Rain jackets are essential especially for those in sporadic rain climates. Pittsburgh, Ohio, West Virginia you know what I’m talking about. Although rain jackets may not be the cutest of jackets, it will keep your fabulous outfit underneath completely dry.
Shoes: Flats & Rain Boots
Fall weather can be tricky with shoes. When it’s too hot for boots and too cold for flip-flops,flats are the quintessential fall weather go-to shoes.
Where flats fall short, rain boots come in handy! Flats, flip-flops, and your trendy new leather boots will be ruined in the rain, thus making rain boots an essential part of fall weather gear.
Scarves & Umbrella
Scarves are the perfect accessories for fall college fashion. They can add a little warmth on a chilly day or a vibrant color to a plain t-shirt and jeans look.
For extra protection in that crazy fall weather do not forget to pack an umbrella. Umbrellas are standard for fall weather gear as they may save your perfect hair day when caught in an unexpected shower on your way to class.
Meghan Keane is a junior at Duquesne University. Follow her @meggdallas. To stay tuned for more articles for classy co-eds be sure to follow College Lifestyles on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter @collegelifestyl.