Massachusetts Daily Collegian

It’s time to replace winter coats with light jackets

By Steph Cann

April 11, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

It’s that time of year when its finally acceptable to shed heavy winter coats and furs in favor of a light statement jacket. Granted, it's hard to find the ideal jacket to accompany you during the transition into warmer months. But...

Five spring essentials that should be in every man’s closet

By Ryan Ford

March 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion, Lifestyle

It is that time of year when the days get longer and the sleeves get shorter. Yes, it is springtime. Although there are still lingering patches of snow, the ground is starting to thaw. Have no fear: here are five essentials to help put...

Fashion Month finishes its circuit in Paris

By Araz Havan

March 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fashion, Lifestyle

The high point of ready-to-wear fashion is the bi-annual Paris Fashion Week, where dozens of designers and major fashion houses showcase their new looks on runways in the French capital. While it is no longer the cultural center of the ...

Rihanna brings her style to the fashion world

By Jake Reed

March 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fashion, Lifestyle, Music

Global pop superstar Rihanna has unveiled her first fashion collection, Rihanna for River Island, in collaboration with the U.K.-based designer. The line was released on Tuesday and can be purchased internationally for a small additional shipping charge. ...

I Wear your Granddad’s Clothes, I Look Incredible

By Elise Martorano

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Fashion, Lifestyle

Thrifting is a great alternative to emptying a bank account on overpriced jeans at shopping malls, or even at less expensive department stores like Marshall’s and Wal-Mart. Not to mention that grandpa sweaters from the 1960...

A Men’s Guide to Hats

By Jake Reed

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion, Lifestyle

Hats are a winter essential for men. Whether you are a guy with a shaved head or a long head of hair, a hat can keep your noggin warm and protected from the cold temperatures and heavy winds of an Amherst winter. Hats come in all sort...

Mix some mint into your wardrobe

By Nia Decaille

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Fashion

Whether you thought Katy Perry sizzled or floundered in the fitted mint green number she wore to the Grammys earlier this month, her dress is just one example of the onslaught of pastel quickly becoming the latest trend for the spring. Mint green, the most popular shade of pa...

5 Winter Essentials for Guys

By Ryan Ford

February 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

If you haven’t noticed already, Old Man Winter isn’t done- throwing high velocity winds at Du Bois and kicking up slush around Mahar. As stylish men know, there are ways to fight back and still look quite dapper while doi...

Fashion Trends for 2013

By Steph Cann

February 7, 2013

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Fashion

Although the warm weather of spring may feel like a faint fantasy, fashion trends for spring 2013 are already here and waiting. There are plenty of new styles to pick and choose from for this up-and-coming season, as well as a nu...

How to switch up your wardrobe for the new year

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

January 24, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

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

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

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

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

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...