Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Fashion Week comes to the Big Apple

By Deirdre Cedrone

September 11, 2013

There are only a few times throughout the year when the fashion industry displays its core essence and since Thursday, one of the fashion world’s most significant showcases has been doing just that. New York Fashion Week...

How to pull off casual jewelry

By Ryan Ford

April 25, 2013

Men have feared many things over the course of history: woolly mammoths, heart disease and loud noises. While all of these terrors are rightfully avoided, it would seem that many men do not fear gaudy and flashy jewelry as much as they ...

An Exploration of Nail Art: The New Frontier of Fashion

By Jenny Rae

April 11, 2013

Fashionistas have forever been expressing themselves through the medium of their clothes, shoes and accessories. Now, however, there’s a new kid on the block, and its name is nail art. That’s right, art on your nails. F...

It’s time to replace winter coats with light jackets

By Steph Cann

April 11, 2013

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

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

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

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

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...