Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Simple staples to sport year-round

By Nia Decaille

September 20, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Fashion has a tendancy to change with each passing year. But some things, we’ll call them staples, can turn an otherwise bland outfit into one that is très chic. After long hours and busy days that leave little time for...

Sunglasses to don despite summer’s end

By Ryan Ford

September 19, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Fashion

Rarely do I wear them inside (if I did, it would be on stage tearing it up to “Don’t Stop Believin’”), but in most other cases my black Ray-Ban Wayfarers are shielding my eyes from the sun. Get at me glare! I must confess...

Signature styles from past decades resurface after New York Fashion Week

By Nia Decaille

September 16, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

This fall season’s New York Fashion Week encapsulated glamour and grit in texture, color and silhouette. Whether it was Louis Vuitton’s retro leather pump or Givenchy’s take on sleek, sexy leather, this season challeng...

Sisters on the Runway returns with new fundraising ideas

By Vincenza Parella

September 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

The philanthropic club, Sisters on the Runway (SotR), has returned this semester for its third year of giving back to the community. After having won the “Sammy” for “Outstanding New RSO of the Year” in 2010, the g...

How to wear white after Labor Day with confidence

By Alexa Wilansky

September 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

What was once a fashion no-no has been approved by the fashion Gods. Wearing white on labor day? Totally fine. In the 1800’s, white was considered a taboo when summer ended, because white being a “light” color was used to stay cool during the hot summer months. It held true ev...

6 Fall Fashion Must-Haves

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

September 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Worldwide fashion weeks have come and gone as the summer has rolled through, forcing college fashionistas and fashionistos to find ways to incorporate the most highlighted fall trends of European designers without breaking their budgets or looking super awkward (c...

Barely Dressed, Fully Aware

By Eleine Fang

September 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

TRU2U makes clothes. But unlike other clothing companies, TRU2U’s clothes are made sustainable products and fair labor. Locally based in Amherst, TRU2U is a rising company focused on social change and a better future. With a summer of hard work behin...

Dress right this spring with simple staples

By Dane Feldman

April 11, 2012

Filed under Fashion

Although New England weather threatens us each and every day, there is no denying the fact that spring has arrived at last. With spring’s arrival come the ever-challenging and awkward temperatures that toy with us and ...

College fashion dos and don’ts

By Emily Merlino

April 6, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

With ever-present papers, exams and OWLs, college students often feel like there’s no time to worry about fashion. However, it doesn’t have to take an hour to pick a cute and appropriate outfit for the day. By following some...

Timeless trends

By Ashley Berger

March 29, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

While trends come and go, some staple items will and should always find their way into a girl’s closet. No matter what age she is, these fashion must-haves need to be available to her on any occasion that may pop up. ...

Sisters take the Runway for a cause, again

By Vincenza Parella

March 1, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Not many college students can say they have organized and put on a successful fashion show to raise money to benefit those in need. Sisters on the Runway president, show organizer and University of Massachusetts student Alissar...

Feldman: Shoes to don despite February disasters

By Dane Feldman

February 8, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion, Lifestyle

The month of February poses a real and serious threat to us all. The sky can open up to snow at any point, all the while bringing us ever so close to the rainy season of spring. There are plenty of ways to punch up an outfi...