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The best and worst-dressed of the 2012 Oscars

By Nia Decaille

February 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Movies and Television

With all the elegance and sheer glamor of the affair, it becomes hard to choose best dressed for Academy Awards. The top five celebs that dressed to completely enthrall viewers were Emma Stone, Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Williams, Viola Davis and Angelina Jolie. ...

M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls” shows off fierce fashion

By Nia Decaille

February 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Music

Femme Fatale M.I.A. reintered the limelight in full force with catchy aphorisms and killer style. It was perfectly reasonable to worry that the politically outspoken music figure had settled into a life of motherhood.  Whether...

Spring outfits on their way in

By Stevie Mackenzie-Smith

February 2, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Ah, February. February, you don’t know what you do to us. You tease us with a slice of springtime sunshine, a preview of what is to come, but then you retreat to your cold, hard self and once again our cheeks are ravaged by windbur...

Keeping the wintertime warm and chic

By Nelly Adamietz

January 24, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Lifestyle

As tempting as it may be to burrow up inside and hibernate for the next couple of months, these chic finds will have you ditching your typical winter wear and jazzing up your closet this season. It seems that the infinity scarf is taking over this year…jus...

Flirty Fun Reigns at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

By Nia Decaille

December 5, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Movies and Television

It’s not just about watching women parade around in their panties, ladies and gents! The Victoria’s Secret fashion showcases the sexy product and it allows the women to be confident enough to express their femininity through the creativity of the designers. Every yea...

UMass Fashionistas: Casual Chic with Shevonne Commock

By Nia Decaille

December 3, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Lifestyle

According to local fashionista and UMass senior, Shevonne Commock, personal style is a form of expression and a platform for women to express how they feel. The simple, but prim and chic pieces she pairs together translates ...

Can fashion be frugal and ethical?

By Nia Decaille

October 25, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Lifestyle

Every fashionable individual has to ask themselves at one point : Do I want this pricy [insert coveted item] or opt for something cheaper and similar? Sometimes we have to stare our bank statements boldly in the face and make a de...

Concert Fashion: Anything But Boring

By Jessica Klein

October 24, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Lifestyle

College students everywhere are dishing out $50 or more to rock their heads back and forth, jump up and down, and listen to electric house, trance, and techno music. With concerts like deadmau5, Tiesto, and Afrojack, it take...

Fall Fashion Trends

By Kim Giordano

October 17, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Lifestyle

A new season means new clothing. With the beginning of fall, comes the reintroduction of boots, jackets, and sweaters with a whole new twist for 2011. As New York’s Fashion Week just wrapped up, this year’s fall trends ar...

Southwest skateboards in style

By Nia Decaille

October 13, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Lifestyle

What I love most about Southwest is its uncanny ability to produce some of the most interesting and diverse characters on campus. It’s refreshing to meander into different residential areas and get a feel for the kind...

Save it for the weekend

By Samara Abramson

October 10, 2011

Filed under Columns

After being at the University of Massachusetts for a little over a month, fashion is one of the many aspects of campus culture that I have both become passionately interested in and am still adjusting to. There are so many difference...

UMass Fashionistas: Fall Fashion with Olivia Brown

By Nia Decaille

October 4, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Lifestyle

I had been on campus for three weeks and it was obvious that at UMass Amherst the bicycle was a cool accessory for getting to class across campus, and that you better own a pair of boots for the weather ahead. From where I s...