Freezing February | Sparkly Sunday: outfit of the day


by Chloe Cheung

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In my experiences of British weather, the best way to stay toasty in the library and beyond is to layer up like a wedding cake.

A sequinned velvet pencil skirt might seem like overkill for the daytime, but it definitely added a little sparkle to my day. Velvet is such a warm material, especially combined with the longer length of this pencil skirt.

Knitwear instantly gives a cosier, more casual feel to an outfit; here I’ve paired a sparkly black-and-silver knit with a thin black woolly jumper underneath as a super-warm base layer.

Keep your legs cosy – not chilly – with black tights and black ankle boots that are perfect for running to lectures/ tutes/ spinning around under the Bridge of Sighs and frightening off all the tourists, à la me.

Finally, wrap up warm with a comfy, oversized biker jacket – a classic wardrobe staple.

And if you’ve got a little extra time in the morning, red lipstick is an instant pick-me-up for tired winter complexions!

As a last note, wear what you feel comfortable and happy in. Experiment with new combinations and see where it takes you… carpe sequines!


The Poor Print

The Poor Print is Oriel College's student newspaper, with contributions from across the JCR, MCR, SCR, and staff. Our current Executive Editors are Siddiq Islam and Jerric Chong.

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