Sidewalk style

Author: Michael Rodio ’12

At first glance, Notre Dame in the wintertime isn’t exactly a bastion of fashion. Couture takes a backseat to cozy in the teeth of South Bend’s chilling climate.

But take a look past the dull blacks and browns, and ND’s subtle sidewalk style starts to emerge. Outlined against the blue-gray sky, bursts of bold color and offbeat accessories announce individuality, moxie and a determination to look — dare we say it — cool.