Choose the Right College Clothes for the Right Climate

Jaylen Waddle
Jaylen Waddle

If you’ve chosen a college in a different climate zone that your hometown, then adjusting to the weather is just one more college transition that’s going to take place. The south-bound northerners will relish the warm fall days and mild winters, while the north-bound southerners will realize quickly that long underwear are very real and very necessary. college girl in sunglasses
Preparing your wardrobe for the climate change ahead is quite simple, and will afford you a back to school shopping spree!
Wardrobe needs for warmer climates:

  • Swimsuits
  • Shorts
  • Cotton T-shirts (especially with the school logo or mascot)
  • Tank tops
  • Flip-flops
  • A few sundresses

Wardrobe needs for cooler climates:

  • Winter coat (think: warm and waterproof)
  • Snow boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Knit scarves
  • Wool cap
  • Gloves
  • Heavy pants of all kinds

Learn more about how to survive a climate change in college.

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