Looks on Campus: Caroline - Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul

A bright blazer, burgundy booties, and a ruffle skirt make for some serious street style.
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A bright blazer, burgundy booties, and a ruffle skirt make for some serious street style.

I was walking by the Communications building on campus when I saw Caroline talking to some friends. I immediately fell in love with the color palette she chose for her outfit and had to feature her for my latest CF article. 

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Caroline 101

Name: Caroline

School:  Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul

Major: Journalism

Semester: Fourth

Let's Talk Fashion

How would you describe your sense of style? "I like being comfortable while having classic references.”

Who or what inspires your style? “I’d say everything classic. I appreciate things that have always been beautiful and will continue [to be] that way.”

Where do you like to shop? “I’m not sure I have a favorite store, but lately, whenever I can, I go to Daniel Cassin [Uruguayan] because I know I’ll always find something I like there.”

What you do for fun – do you have any unique hobbies or interests? “I like literature, cinema, and music.”

Elements of Caroline's Outfit

1. Purple Blazer + Cameo Necklace 

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Caroline’s bluish-purple blazer made her stand out from the crowd in a great way. I fell in love with the color at first glimpse, and everybody knows I already love blazers in general. 

For me, a well-fitting blazer is an absolute closet essential and, although one in black goes with everything, a more colorful choice can change your whole look. Caroline accessorized her black top with a cameo necklace, which gave her outfit a classic touch.

2. Printed Ruffled Skirt

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Caroline was wearing a gorgeous printed skirt she bought at Bo.Bo, a Brazilian store known for its bohemian chic clothes. The colors on the skirt paired perfectly with her blazer and top, and the ruffles brought some playfulness to an otherwise serious outfit.

3. Burgundy Ankle Boots

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If you haven't jumped on the ankle boot bandwagon yet, what are you waiting for? 

I adore how Caroline brought color to her look not only with a bold blazer, but also with her killer burgundy shoes. Deep shades of red have been everywhere lately and they scream fall. Even though it’s technically spring down here, Porto Alegre’s crazy climate means it’s every season, every day. Which, thankfully, means we get to wear our ankle boots.

What do you think of Caroline’s style?

What are your favorite ways to add pops of color to your look? Comment below and let us know!