Shopping Your Closet: Hoodies

While hoodies don’t exactly have a rep for being fashionable, every girl has a few in her closet. They are pretty much THE staple in every college wardrobe since they are comfy, warm, and easily slip on over whatever you wore to bed last night. Even hardcore fashionistas have lazy days!

Since you most definitely have one (or 6) zip-ups in your closet, I’ll give you a few different ways to wear them so you look more casual cute and less “Holy sh*t I just woke up in my boyfriend’s room and I’m 20 minutes late for class so I’ll just borrow his clothes and run out of the door.”

Contrary to popular belief, that is not cute.

Hoodies are extremely versatile and as long as you get the fit right (read: fitted!), you can wear them with just about anything.

Try pairing a hoodie with skinny jeans and flats to keep it stylish. When comfort is your goal, look past the sweats and throw on a roomy pair of boyfriend jeans or gaucho pants instead. Swap slides, sandals or casual flats in for sneakers so you don’t look like you should be at the gym.

Yes, it’s that easy. Looking good in college doesn’t take time – you just need to pay attention to the way your stuff fits. And if you have a few good hoodies around, you’ll always be one pair of jeans away from a cute ‘fit for class.

Left outfit: Freedom Hoodie, $79 at Guess; Lurex Skinny Jean, $29 at Wet Seal; Rampage Harmonic Flat, $44 at

Center outfit: Dip Dye Hoodie, $79 at Athleta; Current Elliot Long Boyfriend Jean, $244 at Singer22; Havaianas Top Flip Flop Accessory, $18 at Bare Necessities.

Right outfit: Stud Logo Hoodie, $78 at Armani Exchange; Ruched Gaucho Pants, $14 at Charlotte Russe; Cole Haan Air Ibiza Slides, $121 at Zappos.

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