Meet the Front Row Challenge Finalists!

Get to know the four stylish college students who'll be putting on a runway show at their school.


The Four Finalists!

Gone are the days of rolling to class in sandals and sweats. After searching campuses across the nation to find college's most stylish student, we've selected four finalists to compete in our first-ever Front Row College Challenge. The lucky stylists-in-the-making now have a shot at producing and styling a full-on fashion show at their university. But first, the girls came to the New York City offices of Marie Claire to share their favorites in fashion.

Abigail Hardin

School: The University of Alabama
Personal style: Tasteful, cohesive, and memorable
Style icon: Grace Kelly
Favorite designer: Oscar De La Renta
Celeb you'd love to dress: Kate Moss

For more on Abigail, read her full bio.

Breanne Palmieri

School: The University of Delaware
Personal style: Creative mix-and-match
Style icon: Rachel Bilson
Favorite designer: Prada
Celeb you'd love to dress: Anyone from Gossip Girl!

For more on Breanne, read her full bio.

Diya Liu

School: The University of Texas
Personal style: Vintage romance with a modern twist
Style icon: Patricia Field
Favorite designer: Marchesa
Celeb you'd love to dress: Alexa Chung

For more on Diya, read her full bio.

Elysia Mann

School: Penn State
Personal style: Edgy and fully accessorized
Style icon: Kate Bosworth
Favorite designer: Catherine Malandrino
Celeb you'd love to dress: Ashley Olsen

For more on Elysia, read her full bio.

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