Embroidered Denim March 25, 2017

here is nothing more Americana than denim. Cowboys, suburban moms, and off-duty super models all wear the classic fabric, and there is a pretty good chance that you have a pair or two of these quintessential pants hanging in your closet. You might even have a denim skirt (the early 2000′s are in!) or jean […]



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How to be Trendy Without Being Mainstream March 24, 2017

f there’s one thing I’ve always disliked, it’s looking like everyone else. What’s the fun in wearing your clothes if it could have been plucked out of anyone’s closet? The thing about fashion is that it allows you to express yourself — YOURself — and not anyone else. Of course, people express themselves in different […]



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IMHO: Golden Goose sneakers ain’t so golden March 21, 2017

f you’ve ever wondered why Golden Goose sneakers look like they’ve been pulled straight out of the dumpster, it’s because they basically have been.  According to the Pop Fashion podcast, the “signature distressing technique” used to create these “effortlessly cool” sneakers is to bury them in an Italian garden!  No joke. Give me half an […]



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Street Style Essentials March 20, 2017

aybe you’ve heard of “street style,” but you might be wondering what the hell it actually is. It’s exactly what it sounds like: style found on the streets, most commonly during fashion week when models, buyers, and bloggers can be seen roaming the sidewalks in places like New York City, London, and Milan. This is […]



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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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Oscars 2017: Best Dressed March 14, 2017

   he 89th Academy Awards had it all–suspense, plot twists, and of course, pretty dresses!  Here are the top five looks from this year’s red carpet. Actress Hailee Steinfeld shimmered in an effervescent Ralph & Russo Couture gown with peony detailing. Moana actress Auli’i Cravaho dazzled in a origami-inspired piece by designer Rubin Singer. Cynthia […]



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Fashion Speaks Volumes March 10, 2017

ashion is the silent killer. But killer in a good way; as in fashion can speak millions of words without saying one thing. It can stop an army, instill peace, inflict conflict, and bring a nation together. Statements are made every day by people who select what pieces to put together, showing themselves in a […]



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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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Trends in Piercing: The Curated Ear March 8, 2017

hen you ask most people about their piercings, many have a piercing or two on their earlobe. Most got these piercings at their local mall with a piercing gun and someone who was briefly trained in how to put an earring in an ear. This is a stark contrast from those who consider themselves piercing […]



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4 Times Michelle Obama Looked Like Literal Art March 6, 2017

f you don’t live under a rock, then you know that today’s political atmosphere is buzzing like never before. Not only has this past election been one of the most controversial, but it has also been one of the most broadcast. Social media is at its peak, and that means it’s played a huge role […]



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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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Designers on the Rise: Sandy Liang March 2, 2017

eing a young designer can be daunting, especially when surrounded by legends who have been in the fashion scene for years. NYC native Sandy Liang started her eponymous ready-to-wear label after graduating out of Parsons School of Design. Now at 24 years old, she is known for her dreamy multi-colored fur coats and Lower East […]



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Champion: A Brand to Watch? February 27, 2017

  f you’ve been in the campus Urban Outfitters recently you might’ve noticed among the over-stocking of Stussy and Adidas and the prominence of the fleece brand Champion. We all know Champion; the brand of our middle school travel soccer sweatshirts and a stock product for printing on CustomInk. In fact, Champion often has an […]



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Duck, Duck, Goose: The animal rights backlash to Canada Goose February 19, 2017

alk down Locust on a cold day and you’re guaranteed to see dozens of Canada Goose jackets. The circular red logo has become iconic. The procession of identical Canada Goose jackets during girl’s rush has become a running joke. Many Penn students love Canada Goose jackets—they’re warm, high quality and have a slick, finished appearance. […]



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Kicking Off NYFW with Political Statements and Orthopedic Sneakers February 18, 2017

ashion has always been a haven for many.  Especially during Fashion Week, one can spend hours poring over new collections by favorite designers and checking out new and upcoming talent.  With the conclusion of both couture week in Paris and Men’s Fashion Week, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on both some of the […]



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5 Designers to Know February 15, 2017

sk anyone to name a fashion designer and they will most likely reply with Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Prada, or Versace. While there’s no doubt these labels have earned their success, there are plenty of other designers that deserve to be household names as well. Continue reading for five designers who might just become your new […]



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