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

Monochrome: Trend Report

Monochrome is reaching new heights this season by extending itself from a trend of one color, to a trend of one texture as well. This daring head-to-toe look has typically only been for the brave high fashion follower. However, recent fall trends are taking in the idea of one color from avant-grande to ready to wear. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Zoe Saldana have embraced the monochrome trend, taking inspiration from the 2014 Spring Fashion Week runway. Designers including Givenchy and Alexander Wang paid tribute to the trend in their fall collections for 2014. For the college student, the way to grasp … Continue reading Monochrome: Trend Report

High Fashion, College Wallet: Helmut Lang

The Helmut Lang Autumn/Winter 2014 show at New York Fashion Week this month delivered as expected, featuring monochrome outfits in dark colors, as well as showcasing styles in cherry reds and with abstract patterns. Created by Austrian designer Helmut Lang in 1986, the Helmut Lang brand exists today under the ownership of Japan’s Link Theory — known for its monochromatic, minimalist designs, typically drawing inspiration from a palette of white, black and brown — after its acquisition by Prada. A standout piece in the 2014 collection included an oversized black mohair sweater coat paired with a knee-length black and white … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Helmut Lang