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Stylin’ Seniors Present 10 Things To “Fall” Into

Brittny Flint and Amelia Thompson | Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Even though that Fergie tune is beyond played out, this season it is still all about the G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S. Here is a list of 10 tips that will help you stylishly embrace the upcoming fall season.

Steppin’ out

This season is all about the wide leg jean and trousers. From the darkest denim to a refined tweed, this sophisticated style dresses up any look. But hold on ladies, don’t throw away the skinny jean just yet; both styles can transform any fall outfit from blah to breathtaking.

Heavy metal

Two seasons ago we became enamored with metallics and that love affair is still going strong. Keep piling on the bangles, earrings and other accessories for some extra shine.

A member of the metallic family, sequins also adorn everything from going out tops to nighttime dresses. Flashy, fun and funky; these precious metals can make the dullest of outfits sparkle.

Bright not black

The change in South Bend weather can rattle even the most fashionably faithful. Bring the sunshine back by accenting simple outfits with bursts of orange, yellow and shades of green.

Make a statement with your jewelry

When your go-to pearls just won’t do the job, make a statement with your jewelry by wearing eccentric pieces that speak for themselves. A heavy necklace or a dramatic ring can make you stand out in any crowd.


With dresses, skirts and those skinny jeans we told you to hold onto, a chic pair of boots are a great way to transition from a flirty summer to a fashionable fall. With the addition of Macy’s and an Aldo to the University Park Mall this look can easily be attained.

Reach for the sky

Don’t be blue, get blue! Shades of cobalt, royal and sapphire are just a few options for this trend. With this fresh alternative to last season’s red, you’ll definitely discover blue’s hues.

Making the band

Headbands are a fun way to accessorize any casual outfit. From elaborate prints to solid colors, this trend is a great way to be fashion forward with little effort.

Go goth for nails

As the saying goes, the darker the berry the sweeter juice. This season the same applies for the latest nail colors. Deep reds, purples and near blacks embody fall sophistication.

Get juicy

This fall treat yourself to a comfortable yet stylish pair of lounge pants. We suggest Juicy Couture or even Juicy look-a-likes for those casual class days.

Pile it on

Remember last winter? Because we sure do. The upcoming months will be frigid and cold, but that doesn’t mean you have to be frigid or cold. Layer up this season by combining comfy tanks with lightweight sweaters and cozy hoodies. With this stylish yet highly practical trend you will be able to weather any storm as South Bend snows approach in the coming months.