Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The great debate: backpack or purse?

By Sapna Contractor

September 14, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Many University of Massachusetts students will take an average of 15-18 credits per semester, walk more than a few miles around campus each day, join extra-curricular activities and go out with friends on the weekends. This weekly rout...

The secrets of dressing like a pro(fessional)

By Effie Speridakos

May 18, 2011

Filed under Fashion

The semester has ended, signaling for many the start of the summer job. Your interviewing skills are slick and your resume has been polished to perfection. Now it’s time to work on presenting yourself as a reputable and talented worker. In reality, you...

Fashion show to benefit local shelter big success

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

April 12, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

The downstairs area of the Campus Center was bursting with students dressed to the nines on Saturday, April 9, as the lobby outside the auditorium was filled with balloons, flowers, and raffle tables. While eager attendees bought tickets and waited for the doors to open at 6 p.m., students bid on gift packages and outfits to be worn by the m...

Sisters to take the Runway

By Kate Evans

April 7, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Are you craving to see the spring’s fiercest fashions on pretty student models, all while helping those who suffer from domestic violence? If that sounds appealing, check out the University of Massachusetts chapter of Sisters on ...

Looking hot when you’re cold

By Effie Speridakos

February 3, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Knowing how to dress for the winter is a crucial survival skill as a student at the University of Massachusetts. Even still, the climate is never an acceptable excuse as to why there are so many fashion victims parading campus post rain drizzle. College is a place where most people develop out of t...

Beards: They grow on you

By Tappan Parker

December 7, 2010

Filed under Fashion

Winter break is almost upon us. The leaves are gone, the snow will soon be falling and baby, its freaking cold outside. So what do you do? Your face will still be left wide open to the chilly winter winds dedicated to making your...

Disa Brejnrot’s UStyle

By Leslie Rosenfield

November 15, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Winter is fast approaching, with heavy gusts of wind roaring by the library and temperatures finally dropping into the 30s. With the weather in mind, many of us are wondering how to look stylish while keeping warm at the same time?...

UMass senior Sadi Thann first Cambodian Miss. Massachusetts contestant

By Simone Shenny

November 11, 2010

Filed under Fashion

As most college students do, Sadi Thann was struggling to find ways to pay for college. One day in early September, Thann was researching scholarships and found herself looking into the Miss Universe Pageant. Before long, Thann was accepted. The 21-year-old University of Ma...

Sharnia Dottin’s UStyle

By Kate Evans

November 7, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Tired of wearing gym gear to class? Take Sharnia Dottin’s lead and dress up for the occasion! Dottin, a senior at the University of Massachusetts, stood out in Sut Jhally’s in-person “Media, PR, and Propaganda” class this past...

Mapping Fashion

By Effie Speridakos

November 3, 2010

Filed under Fashion

Italy, France, and Britain may be united under the title Western Europe, but the same cannot be said for their definition of fashion. Florence, Italy is home to good food, fine wine and some of the most revered designers in...

Five best topical costumes of 2010

By Malea Ritz

October 25, 2010

Filed under Culture, Do-it-yourself, Fashion

It’s that time of year again. The candy corn is back on store shelves, pumpkins sit on doorsteps, and overpriced Halloween costumes have returned to iParty. For most of us poor college students, these pricey outfits are out...

How to dress ‘Jersey’

By Kate Evans

October 25, 2010

Filed under Culture, Do-it-yourself, Fashion

Your friends have been pestering you for weeks now, inquiring about your Halloween costume. Unfortunately, you’ve been too busy watching Jersey Shore reruns to study for your midterms, let alone construct an original outfit....