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fashion or flop: the newest trends in tuscon
By Faith Chadwick
Let's start with a disclaimer: I'm no fashion expert.
At best, I'm an aspiring Instagram baddie knockoff. If even.
Regardless, I love
. Renaissance dresses, gingham two-piece sets, paperbag shorts—
if it's cute and trendy, it's going in my Pinterest board wishlist.
So, I did what any writer sick of fluorescent light and Chipotle leftovers would do: I grabbed my DSLR and my mentor/fashion expert Jamie and headed to the nearest shops around UA campus.
Strong geometric frames and vibrant hues are essential staples to add a pop of color to your wardrobe.
Iridescent chrome tops like the ones on the top right from Swindlers give off vibes that you're out of this world.
dresses & two piece sets
Matching sets are IN for 2019. Pictured to the right is the
Glenda Gingham Cropped Set
from Urban Outfitters (UO). Bold, monochrome prints are seen all over the UA campus.
Wrap dresses add a touch of style and sophistication to any wardrobe. Rock them with hightop Converse for casual days or pair them with a nude heel for a night out in town.
tube tops & paperbag shorts
When temperatures soar above 100 during Arizona summers, a tube top is a quick and cute option that pairs well with any skirt or jeans.
slightly up, from Pitaya, offer a modern spinoff of mom jeans with a cinched waist that adds flare.
Chunky dad shoes like the
FILA Disruptor 2 Sneaker
from UO have become one of the biggest 90s comebacks of the year.
Layering necklaces of varying lengths makes your décolletage shine. Choker sets like the
Stevie Delicate Double Necklace
from UO and
cut down blocky tees and create a streamlined effect.
A common theme in all the shops along UA is marigold yellow! The three tops on far the right from Boutique 861 showcase the bright canary tones, giving off sunny vibes.
hair clips & rings
Large barrettes are a brazen addition to any hairstyle, upping the ante of a slicked-back brushcut or elevating a braided updo.
Stacking rings, if matched with other jewelry, add an elegant touch.
A straw circle handbag like
from UO add a neutral tone to ground your outfit and blend tones.
Anything Highlighter is here to stay! Fluorescent tones are an eye-catching statement pieces that attract attention from everyone.
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