Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Grays and punk patterns take over the fall runway

By Chelsea Zic

October 2, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

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

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

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

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

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

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

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

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

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...

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...

Spring 2013 fashion trends

By Alexa Hoyle

March 22, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs

Finally spring is approaching and we can shed our coats and boots for clothing items that are a little lighter. There are a lot of spring trends that are pretty typical: pastels, florals, clean whites. But every season some new...

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 ...

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...

In-Store or Online: A Shopping Guide

By Ashley Beam

November 27, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

As the winter season begins, so does the infamous holiday shopping frenzy. While in the past customers had to wait hours in line and fight amongst crowds in their favorite stores, the rise of technology has lead to the increase in online shopping. Which mode of shopping you choose depends on your pre...

Ten essentials for an alternative style

By Emily Brightman

November 20, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

In a world where individualism prevails, the last thing you want to do is conform stylistically. Getting an edge in life begins with making a statement with what you wear. If you never considered yourself a trendsetter, here are a few suggestions to break away from the mainstream fas...