How is the COLLEGE aesthetic carried in the ‘street style’?

Friends, as much as we are going to miss the summer, the routine is something that needs to be recovered: the schedules, the return to the gym, the weeks of work and the weekends of disconnection… Also the weekly meal planning and, of course, the organization of the looks of the rentrée.

The fact is that going back to work after the holidays has its own aesthetic: the one known as university or, what is the same, the typical university or college style of the United States and, above all, of the series and movies that interpret it. A) Yes, the garments protagonists of the style university They are: checkered blazers, pleated skirts, shirts with ties, vests, XL cardigans… but also others such as tailored trousers, moccasins or classic oxford-style shoes, currently converted into garments and accessories totally genderless.

They have had a lot to do with the celebrities on the success of this trend. Lady Di was one of the forerunners and it is that, already in the 90s, the princess wore the bomber on numerous occasions combined with mini dresses or jeans with boots. In recent years, the Hadid sisters, Kaia Gerber and fashion prescribers such as the Spanish Monica Anoz or the Danish Emili Sindlev, have become style references university thanks to their own reinterpretations.

How to introduce aesthetics university in your wardrobe according to the ‘street style’

So that you can incorporate this hot trend in your daily life as a true it-boy and it girlfrom Vanity we have prepared a selection of unisex clothing and accessories that will help you achieve outfits of ten. Take note:

1. A cardigan

The cardigan style preppy cable knit, it is an absolute must-have in any wardrobe. You can find it in a multitude of colors, but white with some navy blue stripes trim is a classic.

Polo Club. RRP: €69.99

2. A striped polo or sweatshirt

The marine style is always very flattering at any time of the year, as its aesthetic is quite timeless. For the rentrée, a sweatshirt or polo shirt with nautical stripes will come in handy.

Scotta 1985. Price on request

3. A bomber

We saw it in full swing in the 90s, it is the iconic garment in American series and, for this new season, the bomber style university come back stomping. With sleeves in the same or different colors, with striped trim, in leather, cotton or denim, you decide, but it cannot be missing from your favorite outfits.


Lacoste. RRP: €162.00

4. Cable knit jumper

What is the most preppy what do you know? Yes, the V-neck cable knit sweater is an essential piece in the aesthetic university, having been part of the uniforms of private schools for decades. Classic, elegant and very basic, the Z generation has not hesitated to incorporate it into their daily outfitsgiving it a more informal touch.


Ralph Lauren. RRP: €280.00

5. A pleated skirt

The presentation of the Miu Miu collection on old catwalks already announced it, and it is that the pleated skirt is now worn in a mini and low-waisted version. Whether you like it or not, the truth is that it goes very well with the back to school plus fashionist.


SourceUnknown. RRP: €84.92

6. A white shirt

The white shirt is a basic and functional garment for any style and occasion, and in aesthetics university it was not going to be less. Under a sweater or as a main piece, get one to reverse the trend. Our advice is that you opt for a classic model with a renewed touch like this one from Diesel:


Diesel. RRP: €150

7. A blazer

Of course a pretty blazer will be key in your outfits of rented. And very much in keeping with this aesthetic in question, it is the checkered or houndstooth jacket, although you can also bet on blazers monocolor or even with logos, in the purest private school style.


Sandro. RRP: €182.50

8. Some shoes

in aesthetics back to school You can not miss good shoes. For this reason, our advice is that you opt for a proposal like this one from Dr. Martens, with a platform that is as light as it is revolutionary.


dr martens. RRP: €209

9. A cap

Baseball caps have been flooding our outfits casual in recent seasons, and they manage to give us a very stylish sporty touch. With the initial of your name, the signature logo or a sports team, this accessory is perfect to get back to the routine.


Zetta. RRP: €21.00

10. A briefcase

Although it will not be full of books to study, your bag or briefcase to go to work should also be consistent with this aesthetic. Bet on a unique piece and invest in a luxury bag reminiscent of the most bohemian school bags. You won’t want to take it off!


louis negri. Price on request

This back to school, cheer up with aesthetics university in its most retro version.

Bruno Fabra: @brunofabra

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How is the COLLEGE aesthetic carried in the ‘street style’?