Chic Gifts for Your Valentine

Many people struggle to find the perfect present for their significant other. Roses can be cliché, and no one wants the awkwardness of buying a gift the recipient hates. Valentines with a definitive fashion sense can be especially difficult, but some key items are sure to satisfy. The gifts below cover a range of tastes while sticking to a high standard of style. A Classic Handbag Choose one in a romantic blush color, perfect for date night as well as the upcoming spring months. Or opt for a classy black clutch – try a suede or fur finish if your … Continue reading Chic Gifts for Your Valentine

Yeezy: Kanye West as a Fashion Icon

Since the release of Air Yeezy 1 and his 2009 Louis Vuitton collaboration, Kanye West has led the sneaker market. After releasing Air Yeezy 2 with Nike, West dissed the company via music, ultimately leaving to more freely design and produce what he envisioned. Adidas helped bring this dream to reality. Kanye West released Yeezy Season 1 in early 2015, making a bold New York Fashion Week premiere of his Adidas collaboration. The first item released was a pair of grey Yeezy 750 boosts. Despite many haters calling these an uglier version of Uggs, the shoes sold out almost immediately … Continue reading Yeezy: Kanye West as a Fashion Icon

How To Tuesday: Faux-Fur Vests and Coats in 2016

Fashion often has a cyclical nature, with seemingly long-gone trends suddenly returning in full force when creative designers or stylists reimagine them for modern times. Fur vests are a recent example of this, having made a comeback after a lengthy period of disappearance. They are popular for their combination of warmth and versatility, leading to everyone from celebrities to college students trying the trend, which comes in many colors and sizes and can be styled in a countless amount of ways. Due to their recent reemergence, many people are unsure how to wear a fur vest, but luckily it takes … Continue reading How To Tuesday: Faux-Fur Vests and Coats in 2016

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High Fashion, College Wallet Opening Ceremony Spring/Summer 2016

Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, designers and founders of Opening Ceremony, embraced core values of friendship and familiarity to bring a homelike feel to their collection’s Spring/Summer 2016 ready-to-wear runway show. The idea of home, as well as community, led the … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet Opening Ceremony Spring/Summer 2016

How To Tuesday: Fashionable Boots Post-Blizzard

Major snowstorms often stop society in its tracks. Grocery stores empty out, travel bans and subway delays make it difficult to go anywhere, and the sheer amount of wind and snow traps many in their apartments. However, one of the biggest blizzard problems in New York arises in the aftermath, when plowing and revived traffic leads to snow mountains and deep slush puddles. This is especially troubling for fashionistas, as the cute, trendy boots of fall no longer suffice. While finding shoes that work for trudging through slush is a must, winter boots can keep in style. Practicality is key during the … Continue reading How To Tuesday: Fashionable Boots Post-Blizzard

Fashion Gift Guide

It is commonly said that buying the perfect gift for the person who has everything is the hardest part of the holidays, but what about for the fashion lover? Style is incredibly personal and a creative process for every fashionista. Finding the right stylish gift can be just as difficult (if not harder). We’ve compiled a list of budget friendly, functional and fashionable gift options for all of your sartorially savvy friends. Nightly Wear Keep your stylish friend fashionable even in their sleep. An inexpensive, yet universal gift  for everyone is a sleep mask. This is a gift that can … Continue reading Fashion Gift Guide

How To Tuesday: How To Dress for Holiday Parties on a Budget

Apart from endless finals, December is an exciting time of year. The plethora of holidays during this chilly month bring gift exchanges, uplifting concerts and festive events. Possibly one of the best activities is a holiday party, but it is often difficult to decide what to wear. On a budget it can be especially tricky, as so much clothing boasts extreme prices leaving a complicated dilemma of how to assemble the perfect outfit without breaking the bank. Luckily this is possible and partygoers can create several looks for a low price. One of the most versatile pieces for girls is … Continue reading How To Tuesday: How To Dress for Holiday Parties on a Budget

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High Fashion, College Wallet Alice + Olivia Spring/Summer 2016

Stacey Bendet’s Spring/Summer 2016 RTW collection stays true to Alice + Olivia’s feminine and playful essence, while embracing a boho, earthy tone. Wanting to emphasize the “inner goddess” of every woman that directly correlates to the earth, Bendet made the desert … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet Alice + Olivia Spring/Summer 2016