With a black leather jacket from Versace, a black turtleneck by Gosha Rubchinskiy, dark khaki pants from 032c and sunflower yellow Vans to contrast the dark layers, Chris Gal, a graduate student in Applied Economics, maintained warmth and style.
''If I go to a thrift store and touch a piece of clothing and feel something, I'll buy it,'' says Pam Gwen, a third-year gender studies student who credits Freddie Mercury and Patti Smith as her fashion inspirations.
Annie Choi (left), a fourth-year statistics student, gives Josh Lee (right), a student from the Boston School of Medicine, a tour around North Campus in matching monochrome outfits.
''I’m mainly inspired by my frequent visits to Goodwill with my friends, we kind of just go wild and share everything,'' said third-year art student Taylor Kaltman, donning a thrifted jacket.
Third-year psychology student Alexandra Watts (left) and third-year computer science major Marko Sevo (right) sport fall-colored jackets for the crisp, cold weather.
Third-year molecular, cellular and developmental biology student Christina Ly wore an outfit that subtly embodies the transition from warm fall days to cooler winter temperatures.
''The weather here is great. I love how it’s always so sunny,'' said third-year cognitive science student Ruiwen Zhou, wearing Victoria Beckham shoes and a Zara coat.
''I'm not afraid to try different things'' says UCLA alum Leigh Phan, who graduated in 2012 as a geography major. ''But I do think about colors and contrast.''