You have finally gotten your classes memorized, your social life (somewhat) figured out and your Flex Bucks budget schedule down pat. What is up next? Slaying on-campus, fashion. When the H&M and Forever 21 at the Oaks Mall just are not cutting it for you, visit any of these Prism-approved Gainesville stores for your everyday shopping needs. A word of warning: these stores are not to be frequented by the faint of wallet.
Written by Anna Burbano
Photos by Anna Burbano
Designed by Meryl Kornfield
Shop here if you like… fun, on-campus shopping.
Less than five minutes away from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Henri Girl’s campus-adjacent location is a godsend to students who have very little downtime and a whole lot of love for boho vibe attire. Browse this boutique’s extensive selection of collegiate attire in-between your classes and share in owner/store visionary Cassandra Cordon’s mission to “feel confident” through an expression of personal style. (Look good to feel good.)
Website: www.henrigirl.com | Price: $$ | Distance: 6 min. Address: 1800 W University Ave 120 | Hours of Operation: Mon—Sat (12-7)
Shop here if you like… fashion-forward game day looks.
Ilene’s for Fashion Gator Store
We advise hitting up Ilene’s for school spirit looks. After all, everything in Ilene’s for Fashion Gator Store bleeds orange and blue. Besides a fantastic collection of women’s apparel and accessories, Ilene’s for Fashion offers clothes for men and children as well. Worker Shannon Maccioli adds, “We have anything you can wear, from the President’s box to tailgating in the parking lot or out in the fields.”
Website: www.ilenesgatorstore.com | Price: $$-$$$ | Distance: 29 min. (RTS 43 to Millhopper Square from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium) Address: 2441 NW 43rd St. | Hours of Operation: Wed—Sat (11-6)