Prep Up Your Style

Layering has been key to collegiettes across campus putting together an outfit to brave this cold weather. That’s why the prepster inside of me couldn’t contain herself when I ran into Tessa Bedell showing off her best preppy layering. Tessa layered her chambray shirt with a cozy gray sweater and wore them with leggings and brown riding boots. Tessa’s shimmery beaded headband is what really tied this fashionista's look together, making for the perfect prepster outfit. Keep reading to learn more about Tessa’s great style!

Name: Tessa Bedell

Age: 20

Year: junior

Major(s): political science & criminology

Where is your outfit from? “My headband is from Nordstrom, the chambray shirt is from J.Crew, and my sweater is from H&M. My leggings are from Victoria's Secret, and my riding boots are Gianni Bini from Dillards.”

How would you describe your personal style? I don’t really have a single particular style. How I dress is often a reflection of my mood that day. Sometimes my style may be more prepster and other days it could be more indie.”

What’s your favorite trend right now? “My favorite trend right now are kimonos. Flowy and free, yet classy and chic.”

What’s important to you when it comes to fashion? “When it comes to fashion, I think it is important to feel comfortable and confident in what you wear.”

Where do you like to shop? I like to shop at Free People, Urban Outfitters and Nordstrom.”

What are you currently obsessing about in your closet? “My current obsession in my closet is my lace trapeze dress from Free People.”