High Fashion, College Wallet: Dolce and Gabbana

Finding a creative, yet stylish Halloween costume is not always easy, especially when you’re on a college budget. However, Dolce and Gabbana has made the process stress-free in their 2014 Fall/Winter show. The show features many allusions to the medieval era, with models donning chainmail hoods and luxurious fur coats. Many of the outfits showcase capes with embroidered forest animals and plants. While many cannot afford to actually buy these beautiful medieval era-inspired looks, we can definitely do our best to imitate them, especially for this upcoming Halloween. There were a few looks in the show that were very reminiscent of … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Dolce and Gabbana

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 up sleek silhouettes. With pops of pastels and deeper jewel tones, the collection is beautifully balanced for fall. For the shirt, you don’t need to splurge! Forever 21 has a Chiffon Pocket Shirt for only $13.80 that starts the look off strong. ASOS has a Neon Rose Leather Look Skirt for some interesting texture for $30.32. To stay warm with a splash of deep color, add ASOS’s … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Rebecca Minkoff

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 refreshed in texturized interpretations, with heavy boots balancing the flowing tops. While the more intricate outerwear would be hard to replicate on a budget, this look is simple, consisting of a long, texturized white dress and heavy boots. For the dress, check out ASOS Midi Skater Dress in Texture with High Neck ($66.33). While the exact texture differs from the Calvin Klein, the silhouette is remarkably similar, … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Calvin Klein