Second-year anthropology student Kyle Fernando wore black ripped pants from the women’s section of Forever 21. Fernando paired the pants with a blue Tommy Hilfiger shirt – he cut the collar and a few inches off the bottom. He also wore a gold necklace from his godmother that symbolizes good luck.
Drawing inspiration from the decade of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Clueless,” fourth-year fine arts student Kelsee Thomas wore a ’90s get-up, featuring Tommy Hilfiger overalls. To tone down the masculinity of her fashion pieces, Thomas said she adds gold jewelry to her outfits. She chose to wear red Pumas because they matched with the red on the Tommy Hilfiger flag.
Fourth-year philosophy student Meggie Tenser sported a shirt from the record store “Vinyl Conflict,” which she visited with friends, browsing punk and hardcore vinyls when she was home in Richmond, Virginia. She paired the graphic shirt with a neutral plaid skirt, a staple she has had since eighth grade. To add a pop of color, Tenser accented her outfit with knee-high coral socks and boots.
In simple black boots and a long gray sweater, first-year business economics student Teresa Sanchez wore her ensemble for its comfort and warmth.
UCLA alumna Yajaira Sesmas took inspiration from ’60s Chicano style to give her hair a retro flare. She wore fall colors of burnt sienna and tan, finishing her ensemble with accent gold-and-black triangular earrings.
Second-year biochemistry student Patricia Peng’s hat was originally owned by her grandfather. The cap initially said “RPAT” for “Retired Police Association of Taiwan.” Now, the letter “R” on the worn black cap is missing, leaving “PAT,” similar to her name Patricia.