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 pack of socks, and get out before being seduced … Continue reading Artistic License vs. Fast Fashion: Where is the Line?
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 of wearing trends seen on the runways … Continue reading Transitioning for Fall: What to Wear
Donatella Versace is an emblem for straight hair, smokey eyes and edgy cuts and colors. So it is no surprise that the Fall/Winter 2014 Ready-to-Wear Versace collection embodied the true Versace spirit. With metallic embellishments, black silhouettes, splashes of red … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Versace
As the weather starts to cool down and the leaves change color, it’s time to pull out sweaters and boots and prepare for another New York autumn. Last spring’s Fashion Week showcased dozens of designers’ trends for the upcoming fall/winter season, and it’s finally time to start breaking them out. Some recurring trends throughout the shows including ‘60s inspired silhouettes, chunky knits, and ‘90s grunge. The ‘90s have experienced a huge revival as of late and NYU’s Welcome Week was even ‘90s themed this year. On the runway, feminine silhouettes and accessories clashed with gothic-inspired pieces for an unexpectedly glamorous … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: ’90s Grunge
The semester and school year are quickly winding down, which means more papers, more tests and more stress. Because the last month is always so hectic, there is no time to pick and choose decent outfits for classes and we … Continue reading How to Work the Plain White T-shirt
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
Spring is almost here! Although the weather in the city is still very snowy, Michael Kors’ Spring/Summer 2014 collection screams spring with the introduction of a variety of floral prints and delicate silhouettes. Kors channels the fun and girlish style … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Michael Kors
A couple of days this past week have been cold; so cold, in fact, that I’ve found myself unable to describe the weather without using profanity. Granted, as a native New Englander, complaining about the weather is both an unbreakable … Continue reading Editor’s Picks: (Desperately in Need of a) Sweater Weather