High Fashion, College Wallet: Alice + Olivia

In preparation for what is likely to be a muggy, hot summer, all eyes look to the spring and resort collections from the spring 2014 shows. Alice + Olivia’s last collection for the 2014 Spring ready-to-wear line boasted a sophisticated array of pastels and clean whites with pops of denim and black throughout. Pointed heels and strappy sandals grace models’ feet while large printed and beaded clutches added contrasting texture to the ensembles. The lineup also showcased elegant gowns in nude and black lace, and floral satin. The theme of simple, monotone color schemes in the collection can be easily replicated for … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Alice + Olivia

High Fashion, College Wallet: Rag and Bone

Rag & Bone’s latest collection for the 2014 Spring/Summer 2014 runway season showcased hip and sophisticated styles, with major ‘90s-inspired influences. There were many highlights from the collection including plunging V-neck cricket sweaters, spaghetti-strap and sheer slip dresses, and preppy A-line pleated skirts. Rag & Bone designers, David Neville and Marcus Wainwright, skillfully blended minimalism with modern sportswear styles, romantic sheer, chiffon materials and pops of spring pastel colors. One standout look from the collection that easily translates off the runway is this peach blazer, leather-crop top and white-tracksuit pant ensemble. It’s a hip and modern take on the ‘90s crop … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Rag and Bone