Links We Love

Links We Love: Oct. 13, 2013

By Sarah Darrow
Photos: Teen Vogue

With midterms just around the corner, finding the time to get dressed in something other than sweatpants can be a challenge. This week, there are plenty of links with outfit inspiration, D.I.Y. activities and some awesome one-of-a-kind sneakers that you should consider purchasing. Check them out below!

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1. Anthony Urbano is an incredibly stylish guy who has a solid understanding of how to dress well. He puts together simply bold looks that are inspiring to both men and women. Check out his personal style blog if you just want to look at perfectly put-together outfits, find out a chic way to sport sneakers or learn how to rock an orange and blue combo in your next look. [Closet Freak]

2. Halloween is quickly approaching, so of course I am including a link with some fashion-inspired costumes. Fashionista.com offers some fun ideas. From dressing up as Betsey Johnson to Andy Warhol, there are some clever ideas wit ha list of pieces that you’ll need to pull them off. [10 Fashion-Themed Costume Ideas to Try This Halloween; Fashionista.com]

3. Now that fall is here, it’s time to break out your sweaters and boots. If you have a plain old sweater or find a cheap one from Forever 21, amp it up with some beads and stones. Check out this supply list and instructions, also featuring a bunch of other different DIY ideas for clothes and accessories. [Embellished Sweater; P.S. – I Made This…]

4. Jimmy Kimmel is at it again with his hilarious videos. This time, he brings in the names of fake fashion designers and real people at New York Fashion Week. If you need a break from studying or just want a good laugh, check it out. [Lie Witness News – Fashion Week 2013; Jimmy Kimmel Live]

5. Northeastern has a very active campus and Marino is usually pretty packed, so we should probably make more of an effort to look put together at the gym. I used to believe that since I would look like crap by the end of a workout, there was no point in buying cute gym clothes. However, just like dressing professionally for a presentation, I’ve found that it’s also motivating to dress well for the gym. Take a look at these cute workout finds for your next trip to Marino. [Shop Our Fashionable Gym Gear Picks; Who What Wear]

6. Do you feel like your dorm room is looking a bit drab? Instead of putting up a plethora of pictures and posters, look for some more creative approaches to making your room more personalized. Teen Vogue tours college students’ dorm rooms and there is a lot of great inspiration for how to store your jewelry or how to make your desk look cuter. [A Room of My Own; Teen Vogue]

7. Sometimes it can be difficult finding outfit inspiration. Although looking through fashion blogs like Blonde Salad or Man Repeller is great and can be inspiring, these bloggers are sporting pieces that are way out of our college budgets. Along with blogs like those, check out CollegeFashionista for inspiration from fellow college students who are wearing more affordable and stylish outfits. You can read it every day for a dose of fashion inspiration and get some great advice! [CollegeFashionista]

8. If you like to be comfortable and you appreciate original pieces of art, Bucketfeet has incredibly awesome sneakers that will make a statement in your wardrobe. Each sneaker is designed by a different artist, which makes the shoes original and unique. There are options for both men and women and if you sign up with your e-mail, you will receive 20 percent off your first purchase! [Bucketfeet]

One thought on “Links We Love: Oct. 13, 2013

  1. I have been surfing online more than 2 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours.
    It’s pretty worth enough for me. In my view, if all site owners and bloggers made good content as you did,
    the internet will be much more useful than ever before.

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