Costume vs. Culture: Dressing with Discretion

Halloween is this weekend and many students are excited to play dress up in the coming days. Choosing a costume is often hard work. Many find themselves with dilemmas such as “should I dress… Continue reading

High Fashion, College Wallet: Rebecca Minkoff

With the recently pleasant weather, it’s a good idea to play with different lengths and layering. In Rebecca Minkoff’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection, she does just that and adds great textural components to break… Continue reading

John Galliano: A Deserved Return?

In 1995, Galliano got his first big break when he was appointed the head designer of Givenchy. He was the first British designer to head a French couture house.  Two years later he… Continue reading

Makeup 101: The Basics

Many students feel a little more comfortable in their skin with a bit of makeup on. There is something about outlining our most beautiful facial features that gives us a confidence boost to… Continue reading

High Fashion, College Wallet: Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein Collection, the storied American fashion house’s black label line, experimented with textures for Fall/Winter 2014: jackets, sweaters, and dresses came in shaggy earth-tone colors, while stark black and white ensembles were… Continue reading

Artistic License vs. Fast Fashion: Where is the Line?

Note: This article is Part 2 of 2 opinion pieces covering fast fashion. Part 1 can be viewed here. Last week I trekked through the overbearing maze of Forever 21, trying to grab a… Continue reading

Fast Fashion: Leveling the Playing Field

Note: This article is Part 1 of 2 opinion pieces covering fast fashion. Part 2 can be viewed here. While flipping through runway collections on, I find myself lusting after certain looks… Continue reading

Transitioning for Fall: What to Wear

Leaves are changing color, temperatures are dropping and pumpkin-flavored anything can be found on every block; fall is officially in full swing. As the autumn season takes over New York City, the long awaited thrill… Continue reading

High Fashion, College Wallet: Maison Martin Margiela

French fashion house Maison Martin Margiela has been innovating since 1988. Designer Martin Margiela originally hails from Belgium and graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp), which also trained other renowned… Continue reading

Casting Call

This past September, Instagram addicts and filter extraordinaires alike were buzzing with news that Marc Jacobs was running an online, Twitter contest to cast models for an upcoming campaign. Through September 26th, hopeful models were able… Continue reading