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  • 2019 College Fashion: Cute College Outfits for Girls

    January 11, 2019 7 min read

    The years we spend attending college are some of the busiest years of our lives. While trying to balance class, studying, work, and a social life, it can be hard to stay up to date with the latest trends. Here we'll give you some tips and tricks on how to feel confident and look good during your crazy busy days, and we'll give you a look into what college fashion trends are expected to pop up all around you during your 2019 school year.

    Comfort is Key

    When thinking about waking up early and heading to class, comfort is the first thing that comes to mind. A common misconception is that you have to sacrifice style for comfort, but this isn't always the case. Here are a few comfortable items that still allow you to show off your style. These are must-haves for college!

    Graphic Pullovers & Tees

    A simple pullover or tee will never go out of style, and they're so easy to throw on in a rush! A trend that is becoming more and more popular are graphic pullovers. Pair one of these with your favorite pair of jeans and sneakers for a comfortable look that is cute and stylish. Tie your favorite graphic tee into a front knot and pair it with leggings and slip-on sneakers for a trendy, comfortable outfit.

    It’s never a bad idea to start out your day by putting on an item of clothing with an uplifting message. Try something like our Girls Can Do Anything pullover, or our Good Vibes Only Pullover. If you're more of a t-shirt girl check out our Radiate Positive Vibes graphic tee. Every time you look in the mirror you can have a small reminder to stay positive and accomplish the tasks ahead whether is be class or studying!


    Leggings are a great way to show off your style while staying comfy! There are so many different options that can be dressed up or down. Wear a pair of classic black leggings to match any outfit or try wearing a colorful pair pair to spice up your look. No matter what you choose, you're guaranteed to feel confident and comfortable!

    Not only do leggings go along with the comfortable college vibe, they can also double as the perfect addition to your outfit. Try a pair of faux leather leggings to achieve the perfect, comfortable going out look!

    Cute Lounge Wear

    Whether you're living in a dorm, an apartment with your girlfriends, or at home, cute lounge wear is a necessity. In college we spend the majority of our time studying, and let's be honest, taking naps. This puts comfort, once again, at the top of our want list.

    Our study breaks tend to be interrupted by friends, needing to get a snack, or making a quick trip to the library. No one wants to have to change out of their comfy pj's to do so, and that's why cute lounge wear is so important. Make these trips and stops with ease while also getting compliments on how cute you look when you're not even trying! Try something with a cute striped pattern, or a fun-colored sweat pant.

    Keep it Practical

    Although we would all like to wear t-shirts and leggings every single day, we have to remember to keep things practical. Not every class or event you may be required to attend will allow the laid-back, comfy look. Here are some important items to have in your wardrobe for the occasions that will require a more put-together vibe.


    Owning a pair of denim jeans is a no-brainer, and it's a step up from wearing sweatpants and leggings while still being more casual. Jeans are perfect for going to class and running your daily errands.

    Different types of jeans can be perfect for different types of occasions. Wear a pair of distressed jeans for a casual day running errands or hanging out with friends, Wear a pair of dark wash or black jeans paired with a button-up blouse and heels for a business casual look. With the right pair of jeans, you can't go wrong!

    Business Casual

    During our years in college we do a lot of presentations, interviews, and possibly internships. You want to dress to impress in these situations in order to make a good first impression. This is where business casual wear comes into play in terms of college fashion.

    You don't have to own a ton of these items, just a few that you can mix and match. It is essential to have a nice dress, a few blouses, and a good pair of pants. Try palazzo pants, or the classic plaid for a trendy, business casual look.

    Have Some Fun

    Of course when thinking about college we think of the long hours of class and study, but let's not forget how fun it can be! College is also filled with nights out with friends, fun little trips, date nights, and more. These are events that you want to be prepared for, because they make the most memories! Here are some wardrobe must-haves for all of the times that you want to have a little fun!

    Night Out Set

    College is the prime time for fun nights out with your friends. Whether it be a party, a nice dinner, or a night out on the town you're going to need a matching set! Cute outfits can be so hard to put together, and a set makes it a thousand times easier.

    A good set is so easy to throw on and style. Simply add some earrings, a necklace, your favorite heels and you're good to go. Not to mention you can wear the pieces separately as well. Wear the top with a high-waisted pair of black skinny jeans for a whole new outfit that'll fit the occasion!

    Bags & Backpacks

    Surviving college would not be possible without bags and backpacks! How else are you supposed to carry all of your stuff around campus? There are many different types of bags that you can choose from to express your style. Whether you need a bag for to carry all of your books, pack for a weekend trip, or to carry your everyday essentials, choose one that you love!

    Large hand bags, or faux leather backpacks are perfect for all of your campus needs! Try large macrame bags for overnight trips, They'll fit all of your stuff, and they're adorable. For an everyday cross-body bag, try a bamboo bag! These bags are so trendy right now, and will be sure to make you stand out.

    What to Expect in 2019

    Now that we are in a new year, new trends are expected to start popping up everywhere in college fashion. It's a good time to try something new and have a little fun with your style. Here are some of the fashion trends that are expected to become popular in 2019.

    Faux Leather

    Faux leather jackets have always been a popular, classic piece. Not only is faux leather clothing going to become more and more popular, but in 2019 we are going to start seeing a trend of faux leather accessories- especially earrings. This trend is such an easy way to stay up to date and have fun with your style. Most importantly, don't forget to grab yourself some faux leather earrings!

    Silk & Satin

    Silk and satin blouses are timeless, and we're glad they're making a statement in 2019. Wear a silky blouse with your favorite plaid pants for a girl boss look with a feminine flair that you can wear for all of your interviews and presentations. You can also incorporate silk and satin into you night out and date night outfits. They're so fun and you'll be sure to stand out while wearing them this year!

    Pleated Skirts

    Pleated skirts are making a come back! We all know how amazing skirts are, especially during the school year. They are so comfortable and easy to wear year round, just throw on a pair of tights! Wear a pleated midi skirt for all of your business casual needs, and get a pleated mini skirt for a more girly, fun look. The possibilities are endless!

    Popcorn Style Cardigans

    Cardigans will always be a popular piece, but in 2019 popcorn style cardigans are going to be all the rage. These cardigans get their name from their fun texture that resembles popcorn. Try pairing our one of our cardigans over your comfy clothes, or over a business casual outfit. This is going to be a must-have for the year! Cardigans are so versatile and practical, there's no easier way to stay on trend!

    Now that you know how to style the perfect college outfits we hope that you'll be able to incorporate the upcoming 2019 trends to stay feeling stylish and confident! Cute, practical outfits are always a good idea, and you won't regret taking some time out of your busy schedule to treat yourself to some new clothing for the school year. Happy shopping girls!


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