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Style Spotter: Sept. 7, 2011

Katies outfit is the perfect solution for those awkward transitional days between fall and summer.
Katie’s outfit is the perfect solution for those awkward transitional days between fall and summer.

In the fashion purgatory I like to call the summer/fall transition period, a chemistry major named Katie seems to have gotten it right. With a self-proclaimed style she refers to as “varied” and a complete disinterest in brand names and designers alike, Katie has put together an outfit collected at thrift stores and through “clothing swaps” with friends.

On a cold and rainy day not long before the start of the semester, Katie combined layers of clothing, which is the key to transitioning from one season to another. She wore a long-sleeved gray cotton shirt with a tasteful linen scarf in green. The bottom half of her outfit she kept light, tucking dark leggings into tall black leather boots with gold hardware accents.

Katie’s outfit proves that switching seasons is about light layering and that looking fashionable doesn’t always mean brand names.

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About the Contributor
Christina Giannapoulos served as the arts editor for The Mass Media the following years: Spring 2012; Fall 2012