Kelly’s Chic Under $100: Varsity Inspired.

varsity street style under $100 | kelly burns, the stripe

There’s something about this time of year that incurs a collegiate, back-to-school, varsity-inspired feel. I’m blaming it on the weather and football season. That said, the athleisure trend has been around for quite some time, but sometimes it can feel a bit too edgy/casual for my taste. I wanted to round up a few pieces that felt a bit more feminine ivy league, and a bit less downtown cool.

Wear these with your regular wardrobe – try cool pink high top sneakers with your jeans and tee, or a fun, tennis-inspired pleated skirt that feels at home in your work wardrobe (this one was gorgeous too, but just outside of that $100!). Add a scarf like this striped number to your fall looks to keep you cozy, and throw on a practical backpack (like this pink Baggu or this fun Tommy Hilfiger style) instead of carrying a purse.



Top: Tommy Hilfiger Varsity Jacket // C/Meo Pleated Skirt // Nike High Tops // Gold Paper Clip // Yankees Baseball Hat // BP Varsity Stripe Cardigan // Baggu Blush Backpack // Madewell Stripe Socks // Soma Water Bottle

Bottom: Adidas Grey Sneakers // Adidas Bomber Jacket // Adidas Swift Run Sneakers // 2018 Wall Calendar // Nike Cropped Sweatshirt



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  1. Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog:

    This makes me miss the college days! Love the picks!

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

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    • grace at the stripe:

      Haha, me too, now that I think about it!

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  2. Emily:

    Love that Nike cropped sweatshirt and the high tops! Amazing!!!

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    • grace at the stripe:

      Me too! Kelly really nailed it with this one!

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