Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Unsexy Halloween costumes to avoid this year

By Patrick Hoff

October 31, 2013

As many college students know, and as Cady Heron explained in “Mean Girls,” “Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it.” Classic “sexy” c...

Dressing as your favorite (dead) rock icon

By Araz Havan

October 31, 2013

Dressing as a musician is something you must do for at least one Halloween during your college experience. It’s a great way to pretend to be someone more famous, more talented and richer than you will ever be in your life, if on...

Warm up your style this season with a trendy hat

By Lauren Tom

October 30, 2013

With the year’s first snowfall close on the horizon, it’s time to pull those winter clothes out from the back of your closet. Hats are one cold-weather essential that can add warmth and easy style to a brisk day. Thanks to...

Keeping up with fashion of Jenner sisters

By Chelsea Zic

October 23, 2013

Move over Kim, Kourtney and Khloe: The next generation of Kardashian spawn is taking over the fashion world by storm. At 16 and 17 years of age, respectively, Kylie and Kendall Jenner may be young, but they have accomplished more...

Channel Miley Cyrus’s hip-hop chic look

By Jake Reed

October 9, 2013

Miley Cyrus has been known as many things, from Disney Channel child star to VMA provocateur. With the incorporation of hip-hop-inspired fashion into her style, she has paved her own lane as a fashion icon as well – and this year, she racked up the “Elle” and “Fashion” magazine co...

The best 20 dollars you ever spent

By Ryan Ford

October 9, 2013

Twenty dollars is not what it used to be – just ask your grandfather. Consider these five upgrades, each for less than $20. Since a simple snapback hat runs for as much as $25 (or more) these days, it’s time to prioritize...

Sweater weather: The big three styles for guys this fall

By Ryan Ford

October 2, 2013

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing color and the wind around Du Bois library is probably making you regret your choice of shorts and a t-shirt. So begin brushing the dust off your old fall gear and check that...

Shoes that won’t leave you saying ‘Ugg’

By Lauren Tom

October 2, 2013

As the season changes and the weather gets chillier, girls are pulling out their trusty Ugg boots. Tired of these generic Australian slippers? Ready to replace those sheepskin boots with shoes that are equally comfortable but...

Grays and punk patterns take over the fall runway

By Chelsea Zic

October 2, 2013

This fall, designers everywhere are reviving the true grit and attitude of punk couture in a way never seen before, so break out your Doc Martens and your best apathetic demeanor to prepare for this season’s newest trends. In N...

Androgynous style is easy

By Lauren Tom

September 18, 2013

The fashion industry has always been about bending and breaking boundaries with different looks. This is why the androgynous look is rapidly gaining popularity and turning heads as a new wave of trends inspired by masculine fashion...

Style on the street: Alex Karkos

By XiaoXiao Lederer

September 18, 2013

The weather in Amherst has been temperamental. Cold mornings transition into muggy afternoons, only to return to chilly evenings. The fluctuating temperature can make choosing a practical— let alone fashionable— outfit somewhat...

Online shopping for men is affordable and easy

By Ryan Ford

September 11, 2013

Over the past couple of years, men have become more comfortable being knowledgeable about fashion and more assertive in the types of clothing they like to wear. As more guys look for affordable options, companies have responded...