Spring Trend: Gingham March 16, 2017

ith a new season approaching – hello warmer weather! – comes a plethora of spring trends. One classic print that seems to be making its way into every store is gingham, but with some much needed updates. In the past, gingham has been undeniably preppy: think your classic button-down shirt. This season, it proves to […]



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Studying Abroad in Milan: Fashion Realizations March 10, 2017

he main realization I made about clothing at Penn now that I am studying abroad in Milan is that black predominates most girls’ wardrobes. I first noticed this when an Italian told me my outfit looked sad, which at first offended me, since I had been told this was a nice outfit, but I then […]



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Tricks of the Trend: Greenery March 3, 2017

ach December, the Pantone Color Institute announces their pick for the hue to ring in the New Year. After months of hushed deliberation among color experts around the world, “Greenery” came out on top for 2017. Reminiscent of young leaves on spring branches, rather than muted forest mosses or jewel-toned evergreens, the color was chosen […]



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Not Your Mother’s Sequins December 7, 2016

hen most people think of sequins, images of pre-teen dance costumes or gaudy 80s formal wear come to mind. But nowadays, sequins are the perfect way to stand out, from unexpected streetwear to glamorous party outfits. Inspired by recent runway looks and street style, here is how to make sequins feel new again. Specifically in […]



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Festive Frocks for This Holiday Season December 6, 2016

With the holiday season officially upon us, it’s time to restock your wardrobe with dresses fit for any holiday event. From winter formals to dinners with family, here are five new trends that make for the perfect festive frock: Needle & Thread If you’re looking for a more relaxed look for the holidays, embroidered dresses are […]



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Calm Before the Storm: Warm Up to Winter’s Coolest Trends November 29, 2016

Clothing cues winter through visuals beyond coats and boots. Silk and sequins in jewel tones, woolly plaid and chunky knits … textures build up the richness of the season. The actual warmth they pack, however, may vary. Indulge in the opulent fabric and experimental cuts while the weather is still mild. Your down jacket can […]



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Gettin’ Knitty Wit It November 23, 2016

all: it can’t all be Pumpkin Spice and Apple Picking. The season also brings along shorter days, looming midterms, and plummeting temperatures. You wake up to the shining sun, put together a killer outfit, step out the door… and Mother Nature promptly blasts you with a gust of Arctic wind like it’s some cruel joke. […]



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The Real Way to Watch a Fashion Show November 23, 2016

Chances are that 50% of the reason you go to a fashion show is to dress up. The other 50% is simply to see what other people are wearing (including the models on the runway). Fashion shows are fun and glamorous, and a perfect event to go to if you’re looking to be creatively and […]



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Deals You Can’t Miss This Black Friday and Cyber Monday November 21, 2016

hanksgiving break is almost here. Whether you’re dreaming about a delicious home-cooked turkey or dreading an awkward political debate over dinner, one thing to look forward to is the beginning of holiday season deals – otherwise known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Read on to learn about predictions for this year’s biggest clothing deals, […]



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TREND TO TRY – NAILS BY MEI November 21, 2016

To Mei Kawijiri, nails are just another canvas to display her talent. Looking through her Instagram feed, or the 21st century version of a résumé, there is no object or theme that is off limits. I first met Mei at Valley Nails, a nail salon in Soho known for its intricate and creative nail art. After leaving […]



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