Street Style on Gould: Back-to-school edition

Now that the new school year is in full swing, Folio gets style tips and tricks from Ryerson’s best dressed. These looks draw inspiration from ‘90s revival, models off-duty, chic sportswear and all black everything. Here’s to two terms of impeccable street style.

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Michaelle Bunkenka, 
Biomedical Science, 2018

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

Meeting new people. And labs. I love chemicals.

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

I just wear whatever and consider the weather.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

Cute sweaters.

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Abigail Ballanger, 
Fashion Communication, 2016

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

Graphic illustration

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

It’s a very long and very messy process. Sometimes I plan around a piece of jewellery. I’ll put together outfits the night before and throw them away in the morning. It all depends how I feel.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

Sweaters and cardigans. I love layering.

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Aeriell Carpio, 
Business Management, 2017

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

Getting more involved. There’s so many opportunities with TRSM.

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

I think of something comfy. Then I use shoes as an accessory rather than something like a necklace.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

Oversized sweaters.

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Holly Chang
, Creative Industries, 2018

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

Learning. It’s nerdy but I love it.

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

I wear what’s comfy. I usually end up changing a few times.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

Boots. The next pair [of Doc Martens] I want to get are those high ones with ribbons laces.

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Thy Vo, 
Architecture, 2016

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

Getting more involved.

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

I check the weather. Then I check my closet. Most of my closet is black.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

Layering. Layering different textures of black and when darker colours are actually in.

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Clark Backo
, Creative Industries, 2017

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

My film classes.

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

I just dress casual. And comfortable. Like a tomboy in black and white.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

Layers and big scarves.

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Sydney Myles
, Arts and Contemporary Studies, 2016

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

The new student centre because there’s nowhere to study on campus.

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

I check the weather and wear whatever’s clean.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

Leather jackets. And socks with everything.

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Brian Ejar, 
RTA, 2016

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

I just bought a laptop. I’m in a production program and went two years without one. I used to sleep on the [computer] lab floors. So I’m excited to see my work habits adjust.

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

I try to think about it the night before.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

I’d like to see the casual look slowly fade away. And also more patterns.

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Mikaela Ergas, 
Creative Industries, 2018

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

Meeting new people.

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

I check the weather. I hate being too hot.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

Big fur coats.

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Dayna Goldhar, RTA, 2017

Folio: What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year?

I’m on my way to a job interview right now.

Folio: What’s your strategy for getting dressed for school in the morning?

I like to look cute but not look like I tried very hard.

Folio: What fall trend are you most excited for?

Giant sweaters. Knits. Things I can make what I like to call “Friday outfits” with. Outfits that are comfy and cute that I can wear to an 8 a.m. class and still look good in.