Massachusetts Daily Collegian

How to switch up your wardrobe for the new year

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

January 24, 2013

Everyone wants to start off the new year looking good, and end the new year looking better. They want to hit the perfect weight, where they look skinny, but not deathly ill. However, reaching the perfect weight is hard, and sweets are ...

Where to buy a holiday sweater on a budget

By Jenny Rae

November 30, 2012

Whether you wear it for one day out of the year or for all 365, a festive sweater is for life, not just for Christmas. With the removal of all turkey or pumpkin-themed attire post-Thanksgiving, what better way to spice up your wardr...

Chang’s fashions turn heads

By Conor Murphy

November 28, 2012

It is hard not to notice Jeffrey Chang as he makes his way to class in his usual skinny jeans, fur and beloved 6-inch studded Jeffrey Campbell platform boots, adding a jolt of high fashion to the University of Massachusetts campus. It w...

Ten essentials for an alternative style

By Emily Brightman

November 20, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...