The October 2011 issue of ESSENCE Magazine had a feature that was dear to our hearts: beautiful photos of stylish coeds from various HBCU’s.

At Grambling University, photographer Christine Brown captures chic students, while Cory Gueverra took photos of well-dressed young ladies at Spelman, and finally Stephen Small-Warner turned his lens on the coeds at Hampton and Howard.

What did we learn from their photos? That our reputation for having the best-dressed students at HBCUs is well deserved.

See how these students style it up — and be inspired!

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