Chic Gifts for Your Valentine

Many people struggle to find the perfect present for their significant other. Roses can be cliché, and no one wants the awkwardness of buying a gift the recipient hates. Valentines with a definitive fashion sense can be especially difficult, but some key items are sure to satisfy. The gifts below cover a range of tastes while sticking to a high standard of style. A Classic Handbag Choose one in a romantic blush color, perfect for date night as well as the upcoming spring months. Or opt for a classy black clutch – try a suede or fur finish if your … Continue reading Chic Gifts for Your Valentine

High Fashion, College Wallet: Maison Martin Margiela

French fashion house Maison Martin Margiela has been innovating since 1988. Designer Martin Margiela originally hails from Belgium and graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp), which also trained other renowned designers including Ann Demeulemeester, Dries Van Noten, Walter Van Beirendonck, and Kris Van Assche.  Many of these designers, Margiela especially, became known for their avant-garde approaches to fashion during the 1980s. Recently, Margiela’s namesake label has been enjoying a rise in popularity, due in part to high profile fans such as Kanye West, who donned a custom-made Margiela wardrobe for 2013’s Yeezus tour (the bejeweled mask being … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Maison Martin Margiela