Name: Angela Su
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
Please describe your personal style: Comprehensive
How has your style changed/evolved since you’ve been at Harvard: I think in a sense my style has definitely become peppier, though I don’t mean it in a prim and pearls sense. It’s more that I think people in New England, particularly in Cambridge, embody a certain casual elegance that I’ve incorporated into my own taste. For example, I can’t seem to own enough button-down shirts, though mine tend to lack ponies or initials. I think they’re such an indispensable classic and even sexy piece and the perfect starting point for any outfit. Also, Harvard has made me obsessed with finding ways to remain stylish and comfortable in precipitation. I stalk rain boots.
What is your typical wear-to-class outfit: Wool tights, ankle boots, high-waisted shorts with a button-down shirt tucked in. Possibly something ridiculous in my hair.
How do you stay chic in the cold weather: Balance! The hardest part of cold-weather dressing is remaining chic in face of the inevitable and necessary bulk. Keep things streamlined with coats in flattering cuts. Even down parkas can be made slimming with the right length and quilting. Or, embrace the volume and go all out with a huge parka and a full scarf but balance it with very fitted bottoms: wool tights, leggings, jeggings, jeans—whatever you feel most comfortable in.
What is your one fall must-have: A fur vest
What’s one fall trend you wish would go away pronto: I hate calf-length boots. They hurt me. Not physically, just spiritually.
Name: Sonia S. Dara
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Please describe your personal style: Casual chic with the occasional sequin dress