Catwalk to Campus: Stanford Bookstore Chic for $40 or Less


Going to a California school has obvious perks—great weather, great diversity, and great opportunities. Still, there's another perk that's often overlooked too…great fashion! Stanford students have great style, and the Stanford apparel definitely reflects that by offering beachy pieces designed by Hurley and preppy outfits by Brooks Brothers. But dannnngg are the prices can be steep! Fortunately, HerCampus has compiled a list of 7 items of clothing that won't empty your wallet. 


1) Plaid Flannel Pajama Shorts ($18.95)

Sporty freshmen Kay Rusher is modeling these adorable pajama shorts. These cardinal PJs are super cheap at under $20, plus they have an adorable stitched Stanford logo on the left pant leg too (so even people in your dreams know where you go to school!). Cute and comfy? Worth it. 



2) Flowy Black ScoopNeck T-shirt ($36.00)

This t-shirt is effortlessly cute, and great for all body types. Sweet freshmen Elly Untermeyer shows how this shirt can be simple yet flirty, perfect for her casual Texas style. It's loose shape drapes the body and highlights the curve of your hips. The stripes on the sleeves also catch attention and add fun detail without being too conventional. 



3) Spandex Black Stanford Leggings ($40.00)

Don't be surprised if you catch a lot of people staring at your behind while you're wearing these! These snazzy spandex leggings are great for athletes like Kay, or really any girl who wants to have trendy high quality workout gear. What makes this piece special is the red Stanford waistband, which is super flattering and brings attention to your best…assets. 



4) Black "Cardinal" Yoga Pants ($28.00, on sale now!)

Let's be honest here, every girl needs a pair of yoga pants. Multiple pairs. These are awesome, and super cute on Elly. Best of all? They're not only comfortable, but guys LOVE them. The white script  "Cardinal" on top of plain black pants gives these a classy look too. Go get them now, they're on sale!




5 & 6) Blue Let's Go Card Tank & Pink Stanford Cardinal Tank ($26.00)

Go big, go bold, go bright with these adorable neon tanks! Hurley designed a new set of beach-chic apparel for true blue Cali students, and this tank is trendy without being too pricey. These against the grain colors are not only great for showing off day-to-day school spirit, but they can totally double as rally gear! 



7) Grey Stanford Boatneck Long-Sleeve ($28.00)

Sometimes…it gets a little chilly. Like, low 70's. For those rare occasions, you're going to need a long-sleeve. Kay rocks this shoulder-less shirt that is edgy and trendy but still has awesome Stanford pride. At just under $30, something this adorable is a total steal. 



So be smart ladies! Shopping at the Bookstore for the coolest Stanford swag isn't worth going broke.