Photo: Jamar Stephens

Photo: Jamar Stephens

Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

How to Wear: School Ties

campus_aerial There's something about September that will always feel like a fresh start– perhaps it's the changing season, or the years that this month marked the beginning of a new school year. In either case, there's something about this preppy collegiate look that just feels so right.


Blake Stripe Broadcloth Dress Shirt $85, Ralph Lauren;

Leah Denim Legging $118, French Connection;

Ankle Boots $295, BCBG Max Azria;

Radcliffe Large Tote $295, Kate Spade;

Cardigan $40 approx; visit for similar sty;es

Beautiful Things: Comfy Cozy

How to Wear: Studs – Muffin