Style Spotted: Athleisure Sneakers

Whoever said comfort and style can’t coexist clearly has not been exposed to the power and popularity of fashion sneakers. Sneakers have existed for over a century, but statistics show that their rise in popularity seems to correlate with the rise of the athlesiure trend. According to SportsOneSource.com, in 2015 alone, the athletic footwear industry grew by 8%, generating about $17.2 billion in sales. The term “fashion sneaker” didn’t exist until 10 years ago, but with the help of celebrities and social media, companies such as Adidas and Puma are able to majorly profit from this trend. Admit it — … Continue reading Style Spotted: Athleisure Sneakers

High Fashion, College Wallet: Louis Vuitton

At Louis Vuitton’s Fall/Winter 2014 show, sleek lines and natural autumnal hues were given a 21st century update in the form of unexpected contrast and texture pairings. A navy blue sweater jacket, adorned with a thick strip of colorful patterns, was shown tucked into an A-line orange leather skirt. In another look from the collection, a bright maroon leather jacket with a fur collar is paired with a cream turtleneck shift dress. It is an unexpected styling choice that was s elegantly executed. Nicolas Ghesquière’s highly anticipated first collection for Louis Vuitton proved to be every woman’s dream – and there’s … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Louis Vuitton

Staying Chic in Wintertime Coats

Let’s face it—brisk temperatures and blustery winds have finally made their arrivals, and it doesn’t look like they are in a hurry to leave anytime soon. If there’s any must-have item for NYU students this winter, it is a good coat. However, finding a coat that is warm enough for the chilliest days and doesn’t look too bulky can sometimes be a challenge. Thankfully, designers have shown off countless options for staying warm and looking stylish on the Fall/Winter runways, and students can easily emulate them on a college budget.   Pastels Pastel hues are no longer reserved for spring and sunny weather! … Continue reading Staying Chic in Wintertime Coats

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