Diana Artashesyan said she had her health in mind when pairing a checkered scarf with a blue Topshop sweater and gray peacoat. The fourth-year psychology student said she chose to add a thick scarf in anticipation of the inevitable cold weather.
Kneil Kameron used his love for knitting to patch together his outfit, pairing his homemade Harry Potter-inspired scarf with a handcrafted mustard sweater and blue-grey peacoat. The third-year music composition student finished his look with a green beanie. “I guess I wanted an excuse to bring out all my own items I made, it makes me feel good,” he said.
Viviana Lopez, a third-year international development studies student, said she integrated her culture into her outfit. She paired her denim jacket and mustard sweater with a vibrant red-and-yellow patterned scarf that she said pays homage to her Mexican background.
The cold weather was a big influence on graduate student Rachel Poutasse’s outfit of choice. She wore a blue polka-dot scarf over a Macy’s checkered black coat, layered over a hoodie and finished off with blue jeans.
Mary Youngblood combined comfort and style with her fluffy white scarf from Target. The second-year applied linguistics student used the cold weather as an opportunity to pair her warm scarf with an olive green sweater and denim jacket over black jeans.
Doctoral student Elizabeth Crawford combated the cold weather with a checkered black scarf from her hometown of Santa Cruz and a Calvin Klein down coat. She finished her look with blue jeans and Kate Spade boots.
Ruby Tucker, a Northern California native, said she was excited for the cold to bring out her warmer outfits. The third-year sociology student paired a bold burgundy scarf from Forever 21 with a white blouse and workout leggings.