Style Syllabus: Dress Trendy Without Being Spendy

There is very little gray area when it comes to trends; they’re either good, bad, or just plain ugly. But still, each season, we follow our whims to incorporate a few key items that push our usual boundaries of style and also make our wardrobe feel a bit more modern. Of course, when on the budget of a college student, risky trends must come cheap since the long-term investment potential is low.
That's why we followed our fashion savvy instincts and rounded up five trendy pieces that are affordable and aren't headed out of style immediately. Must-haves for the spring semester: florals, fruit, and fresh colors to set you on the right track towards total adorability.
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