Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Ten essentials for an alternative style

By Emily Brightman

November 20, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

In a world where individualism prevails, the last thing you want to do is conform stylistically. Getting an edge in life begins with making a statement with what you wear. If you never considered yourself a trendsetter, here are a few suggestions to break away from the mainstream fas...

Best dressed television character

By Jennifer Schreer

November 8, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fashion, Movies, Television

We all have those go-to television shows that we just can’t get enough of. Sometimes it’s for the storyline, the insanely good-looking cast or just as a guilty pleasure. But what about the fashion? Some characters just stick out among the rest as...

Hair and make-up essentials for the college girl

By Ashley Berger

November 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

As a senior, I don’t always have that much time to ensure that I will look totally presentable for any given day’s events. When I wake up and get ready in the morning, I need to make sure that my make-up and hair will st...

Sock It to ‘Em

By Ryan Ford

October 30, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Dressing well is all about the details – the way a scarf is knotted, the crispness of a sliver of white pocket square and the striped contrast of a sock against a selvedge jean. Attention to detail is what sets men apart ...

Five factors in deciding whether to dress funny or scary this year

By Jeff Mitchell

October 26, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

The timeless question: the banana or the zombie? Every year, students head out to parties across the area donning everything from pirate costumes, to alien costumes, to parodies. In recent years, clever costumes have featured...

Top five most overplayed halloween costumes

By Ashley Beam

October 26, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Every year, there are a fair amount of Halloween costumes that are consistently repeated. Not only is this tacky, but it also suggests that students are unenthusiastic and unoriginal when choosing costumes. Halloween is the...

Essentials for fall fashion

By Ashley Beam

October 22, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Ten essentials to achieving my general style and wardrobe on a day-to-day basis consist of staple accessories and layers from any season of the year.  Whether the weather is warm or freezing cold, I find a way to incorporate any ve...

How to Stand Out on Campus

By Ashley Beam

October 17, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Fashion

Standing out on a campus as large as the University of Massachusetts can seem impossible. With tens of thousands of students tightly packed into a campus that can’t even house them all, it’s easy for a student’s style to...

Fashion essentials for the simple man

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

October 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

For me, simple has always been the highlight of my sense of fashion. Less is always more, never sometimes, and simplicity can be just as stylish as pulling all of the tricks out of the bag. Still, you’re going to need to be...

UMass Fashionistas: Bringing big city chic to college with Delia Barth

By Lil James-Crook

October 11, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Among the swarm of support for University of Massachusetts spirit attire, and comfy, casual college wear, Delia Barth made her way through the Southwest Resident Area of campus with her effortless chic style. Barth stood out from the crowd as she paired a bright coral blazer fro...

Ten essential accessories

By Dane Feldman

October 11, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

The items I’ve chosen for myself aren’t particularly obscure, but they are particular. My 10 essentials: J. Crew leather phone case I love this case because it’s both subtle and mature. I know I would probably b...

Seasonal fashion essentials for men: update your wardrobe for fall

By Ryan Ford

September 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Although the fickle temperature changes of New England may signify otherwise, cold weather will soon be upon us. As the frost begins to appear on your Sperry’s, it’s time to plan your wardrobe wisely and fashionably for the...