High Fashion, College Wallet: ’90s Grunge

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

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