College is a hectic time of your life. With lectures and assignments and trying to figure out your whole future, it is difficult to take time to think about your clothes and fashion. However what you wear is an extension of your personality and a way of self-expression.
College is also a time to have fun. Therefore you have to make sure that your wardrobe is equipped with articles of clothing that you can use for all these occasions. If you need help planning your wardrobe we have a list of a few types of clothes that you will want to get.
Wearing something comfortable
Make sure you stock up with clothes that are comfortable. You can expect to spend a lot of time studying and sitting at lectures, and if your clothes are uncomfortable it would make these tasks so much harder. You should also pick clothes that are not warm. If your classrooms are air conditioned and you prefer a warmer climate to help you concentrate, you can also add an article of clothing like a sweater or a scarf that will help you ward off the cold.
Have on interview outfit
While you are in college you will find yourselves going for a lot of interviews for internships and jobs. Therefore you should have a smart outfit that you can wear to such occasions. It can be a really good article of clothing, tailor made or branded, that will give you confidence as you walk in to the interviews, and give your interviewee a good first impression of you.
You can pick an outfit that is a neutral shade like black or go for a navy blue suit if you want to add a pop of colour to your outfit as well. Make sure you maintain this outfit and get it dry cleaned after using it so that its ready when the next interview comes up. You can keep this outfit for other events that require a formal outfit such as an alumni dinner or a meeting with the dean.
Throw in a few fun outfits as well
College is not only about working hard and preparing for you future. It’s a time to have fun and enjoy being young. Therefore while you are in college try and include as many fun events into your calendar as possible. You will need some fun outfits like a dress or a few nice tops. Get a few articles that you can mix and match and wear as different outfits.