Superlatively CUR8-ed School Style
The new school year is almost in session, and you have the power to take on the classroom and the world. Valedictorian, star quarterback, class president—no matter where you fit in the academic ecosystem, your style speaks volumes.
Your first assignment of the year is simple: Join our curate YOUR personal style to Instagram and show us the items you’re coveting for the Class of 2019. Use the hashtags #AventuraMall and #iCUR8by to get in on the conversation and tell us the story behind your inspiration. We’ve got the ultimate study guide to get you started.
Most Likely to be an MVP
Are you the next Dwyane Wade or Serena Williams? Get a full ride to all-star style with this year’s athletic trends. High-performance outfits and colorful training shoes are just a few of the must-have items in your gym bag. Keep the competition on their toes as you excel in champion-ready fashion.
Men’s Authentics Hoodie at Adidas, $80
Men’s’ 880v8 Shoes at New Balance, $124.99
S’well ‘The Wood Collection – Teakwood’ Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle at Nordstrom, $35
Apex Gym Duffel at The North Face, $55
Speed Up Crop at Lululemon, $88
Nike Air Zoom Fearless Flyknit at Six 02, $140
Some of the best years of your life will happen in college, so why not set the stage? You’ll be spending lots of time in your dorm room over the next academic year, and you deserve a place that feels like home. Decorate your space with photos and notecards from family to create the perfect memory board in your new abode. It’s no surprise that your dorm might run a little small, so space savers like a foldable desk and wall cubbies will work magic! Stay caffeinated for long study sessions with the cutest coffee mug around, and unwind for the evening with your favorite candle. Your dorm room aesthetic will set the tone for your entire semester, so better start decorating!
Mina Folding Desk at Urban Outfitters, $149.00
Wire Wall Cubby at Anthropologie, $238
Window Frame Memory Board at Restoration Hardware, $279
Homesick Florida Candle at Bloomingdale’s, $30
Whim by Martha Stewart Pillowcase Set at Macy’s, $40
Most Likely to Star in Fashion Week
Known for your impeccable style? You’re no stranger to the Best Dressed list, and your classmates know it. Treat the first day of school like the first showing at New York Fashion Week with a sophisticated, stylish wardrobe. Perfect your walk and prepare to be the hautest on campus with designer backpacks, kicks, and A+ outfits.
Red Leather Backpack at Fendi, $2,290
Reissued Contrast-sleeve Wool Jacket at Burberry, $1,790.00
Vita-Parcours Trainers at Bally, $475
Bee print GG Supreme backpack at Gucci, $1,590
Polka-Dot Print Silk Shirt at Red Valentino, $595
Janitag Studded Slide Sandal at Christian Louboutin (Located in Nordstrom), $645
Most Likely to be the Founder of the Next Big Tech Company
Have the next big idea for a social network? Before you move out to Silicon Valley, you’re set to conceive the next big tech phenomenon from your dorm room. Will you create the next big social network or invent the latest gadget of the digital age? Get inspiration from innovative tech tools we love. From chargeable tablets to headsets that change your reality, we bet you’re one encounter away from cracking the code for the next big digital giant. Move over, Zuckerberg!
Floating Bluetooth Speaker at Brookstone, $89.99
AirPods at Apple, $159
Surface Go at Microsoft; Starts at $399
PlayStation VR at Game Stop, $199.99
Gen 3 Smart Watch at Fossil, $275
Most Likely to be CEO
You’re the natural leader of group projects who treats the classroom like the boardroom. And let us guess, you’ve had more internships than you can count on one hand? You’re the go-getter of your friend group, and you climb to the top of every ladder in your path. Prepare for that shiny corner office in your future by becoming a CEO of style. Suit up and accessorize to pave the way for your big break.
The DVF New Jeanne Two Silk Jersey Wrap Dress at Diane von Furstenberg, $468
Linen Mixed Blazer at Topshop, $100
Meisterstück UNICEF Doué Classique Rollerball, $815
Slim Black Briefcase at Zara, $79.90
Puppytooth Wool Flannel Blazer at Hackett London, $735
Most Likely to Attend an Ivy League
Calling all valedictorians! You were practically born with an SAT prep book attached to your hip, and you’ve had your college admissions essays ready since Freshman year. There are no universities out of your reach, not even the Ivy Leagues. You’re all about prestige, which is why you love heritage brands that fit the life you want. Polos from Lacoste, rugby shirts from Abercrombie & Fitch and a whole lot of seersucker reign free in your closet. Dress for your Ivy League interview in an outfit that fits the part.
Striped Stretch Icon Polo at Abercrombie & Fitch, $48
Golden Fleece® 3-D Knit Camel Hair Cardigan at Brooks Brothers, $798
O’Malley Glasses at Oliver Peoples, $380
Women’s Cotton Mini Polo Dress at Lacoste, $155
Parke Blazer at J. Crew, $198
Most Likely to Travel the World
You’re an adventurer who loves nothing more than getting another stamp in your passport. Whether you study abroad in Barcelona for a semester or take a gap year to explore Southeast Asia, your internal compass always empowers you to make bold choices. Get your travel essentials to prepare for your next big expedition.
Le Foulonne Garment Bag at Longchamp, $890
Cat Travel Pillow at Forever 2, $9.90
Passport Cover and Luggage Tag at H&M, $17.99
AMIKA Mighty Mini Jet Set Kit at Sephora, $80