Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
A college wardrobe must be classic — funds are limited, so long-lasting pieces reign supreme for a smart shopper. However, somewhere along that road, someone got lost and wandered into a North Face surplus store. And these days, a few too many college girls fall into the trap of wearing the dreaded uniform of fleece, fur, and denim, that's high in comfort and negative in style. We've taken it upon ourselves to suggest some way sleeker alternatives to falling into the fashion abyss of boring, everyone-has-them staples.