Spring 2011 College Fashion Trends for Women

The Feather Earring(s)

Last year suede and fringe were huge, so it was only a matter of time before we saw feathers. Best worn on one ear, a la 80's Madonna.

The Feather Earrings - Jessica Szohr, Vanessa Hudgens

Pictured (from left): Jessica Szohr and Vanessa Hudgens

The Belt

Much like the scarf, the belt will be the it accessory for every outfit this spring. You name it...beach cover-up, jeans, dress, sweater, shorts...add a belt for an instant style upgrade!

The Belt - Olivia Polermo, Jessica Alba, Lauren Conrad, Lo Bosworth

Pictured (from left): Olivia Polermo, Jessica Alba, Lauren Conrad and Lo Bosworth

The Structured Black Hat

Whether your look is boho, retro or rock, the black hat is bound to make it's way to the forefront of your spring wardrobe. The Derby or Bowler, The Fedora, The Gambler, The Trilby, The Outback, The Porkpie or Be-Bop,The Floppy Bohemian  - this trend hardly discriminates. It's all very Brigitte Bardot.

The Structured Black Hat - Nicole Richie, Jessica Szohr, Beyonce Knowles

Pictured (from left): Nicole Richie (in a floppy bohemian hat), Jessica Szohr (in a trilby hat) and Beyonce Knowles (in a gambler hat)

The Layered Gold Jewelry

It's all about mixing and matching - short with long, thin with chunky, feathers with medalions, and so it goes.

Pictured (from left): Kate Moss and Vanessa Hudgens

Also, good news for those college budgets, last spring's cat shades, cross-body bags, boyfriend jeans and mixed bangles - all still in!