How to Be a Master Shopper - College Fashion. The first step to being an amazing dresser is finding fabulous pieces that fit your body and style– a.k.a., shopping right.
They say it takes 10,000 hours to master something, and I feel (judge away) that I may have met that quota when it comes to shopping. Call it a passion. Now, I'm taking what I've learned and sharing it with you, so you too can be a master without clocking in that absurd amount of time (but if you want to, it sure is fun!). 1. Know what you want, need, and have to have. As college students and average humans, we don't have unlimited budgets or unlimited closet space. 19 Ways to Wear Crop Tops. Crop tops are a huge trend for spring, appearing on designer runways such as 3.1 Phillip Lim, Diane von Furstenberg, Thakoon and Alice + Olivia.
Closet VIP: Four Ways to Wear White Canvas Sneakers - College Fashion. Photo Credit: ELLE Growing up in Southern California, I was always a flip-flops kind of girl.
This spring, though, I've found my new warm-weather footwear fave: white sneakers! This shoe-closet staple is incredibly versatile and will add some spring to your step no matter how you style it. Choosing the Perfect White Canvas Sneakers. Fashion, Celebrities, Art, Parties, and Beauty. Fashion Inspired by Firefly.
Photo credit Ever since I began writing the Geek Chic column, I’ve been told several times by friends and CF readers alike that I was not allowed to bear the title of “geek” until I watched Firefly.
25 Basic Wardrobe Essentials Every College Girl Needs. By now, most college kids are back on campus.
Classes have resumed, sorority recruitment is underway, and countless cups of ramen noodles are being prepared in dorm room micro fridges. If you’re new in school, then, first, let me start out with a huge congratulations. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 21 million students have enrolled in American colleges and universities this year, the majority of which (12 million) are female. That may seem like a lot, but considering there are some 317 million people living in the US, you’re in a minority, if you’re lucky enough to be currently attending college. What to Wear on New Year’s Eve—If You Hate Sequins. The 4-5 piece French wardrobe #5 - Page 53 - the Fashion Spot. Quote: Not yet, it will have to wait, because I don't want to purchase more than one piece this month, and I finaly ordered the wool trousers, pictured in the What did you buy today thread.
It's been quite of a hassle though, because the credit card was declined multiple times and their customer service was not busy responding. I hope I will be satisfied with them (and will fit, of course), since I went for a bit different than a classic black or grey pair. I am sure I won't have any troubles combining them with the other pieces though and having another option along with my black velvet and leather trousers will be a nice change I think. As you see I also got a gold bracelet, since my old cuff isn't wearable anymore and can't be repaired. Looks from Books: Outlander.
Welcome to the latest edition of Looks from Books, which aims to prove that you can look smart, while still being book-smart, too.
Fashion inspiration can be found between the pages of your favorite stories, on well-designed book covers, and in your favorite characters… if you read closely enough. This week, I’m taking on a recommendation from a regular “Looks from Books” reader, and branching out of my comfort zone with a historical multi-genre romance… and boy, did I enjoy it. Here’s Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander!
Looks on Campus: Aidan – Virginia Commonwealth University. These first few weeks of my sophomore year have been intense, but I’m finally getting back into school mode.
I was relaxing in the Commons Plaza at VCU after a hard day of dance when I saw Aidan walking around. TV Fashion Inspiration: Outlander. Official Poster Here at CF, we’ve already talked about the amazing book series Outlander, but with the new TV adaptation just wrapping up the first half of the first season, it seemed only right to cover it again.
Though I’ve never read the books, I was quickly caught up in the show – especially the historical period costumes! I couldn’t help but draw fashion inspiration from this story, which spans two time periods and many different characters. A Beginner's Guide to Layering. Nothing can ruin a camping trip faster than being unprepared for the conditions—especially cold, windy or wet weather.
When it comes to staying warm while in the outdoors, layering is key. But this is a wilderness skill that must be learned. Luckily, we know an expert on the topic: Suellen Sack, a Program Director at Outward Bound. Sack, an 18-year veteran with the company, helps run programs at Voyageur School in Ely, Minnesota and provided her best tips for layering. Welcome to Anthropologie Europe - Anthropologie.eu. From ASOS to Zara: How to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse. Photo Credit: ELLE I love shopping. Not only do I get to stock up on really cute clothes and accessories, but the process can be a fun distraction when I have a lot on my plate.
I didn’t always feel so relieved to be shopping, however – up until a few years ago I actually dreaded buying new things. The reason lies in buyer’s remorse and how I learned to avoid regretting my purchases. I love my mother, too, but I grew up watching her poor shopping habits. Buy with your heart. How to Change Up Your Style. We're resolving to make 2015 our most stylish year ever, and we want you to join us. For 31 straight days starting Jan. 5, we're challenging you to embrace a new fashion trick every day using clothes you already have.
It may be as simple as adding a belt or a hat, while some days might just push you out of your comfort zone with bold colors or (gasp!) Sweatshirts at the office. Are you up for it?
Artist Profile: Witchoria’s Ethereal Designs. This post comes from our blog intern, Aubrie! Reality can be easily augmented in an artist’s mind. When I came across the work of Victoria Siemer (aka Witchoria), she immediately transported me into a different world. A world where humans are weightless, where you don’t know which way is up and which is down, and where cyberspace meets outer space. Her portfolio is diverse and her striking graphics certainly make you think, inviting you in to her atmospheric dream. Best Basics: Denim Shirts.
Top (L-R): The Gap $64.95; Joe Fresh $19; The Gap $59.95 Bottom (L-R): Smart Set $45, Aritzia $95; Club Monaco $139.50 A denim shirt is a wardrobe workhorse you can wear all year ’round. Available in a variety of weights and washes, the perfect one’s out there, waiting for you. HOW TO WEAR IT1) Build the perfect Canadian Tuxedo by pairing a light wash denim shirt with dark skinnies.2) Wear one open over a graphic or striped tee, with your favourite coloured jeans or pants.3) For a more polished look, opt for a slim-fitting version, button it all the way to the top and tuck it in. Finish the look with a skinny belt and pair of pumps or printed flats. 4) Layer a crewneck sweater or sweatshirt over a fitted denim shirt – allow the collar and cuffs to pop out. The winsome life.
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A Week in Her Style: Miranda Kerr. Photo Credit: ELLE In honor of NYFW, I wanted to showcase the amazing street style of one of my favorite models: Miranda Kerr. In case you didn’t know, Miranda hails from Australia and is famous for being a Victoria’s Secret model. She recently stepped down from the position to focus on her son Flynn and her skin care line Kora Organics, among other projects. Despite her busy schedule, she always manages to look stylish, and busy college students can take inspiration from her chic ensembles and rock similar outfits throughout the week. College Style Secrets: 3 Ways to Instantly Refresh Your Look for 2015. What to Wear in Your 20s. Class to Night Out: T-Shirt Dress. Trend Love: Embroidered Denim. 7 Secrets to Take Away from French Girl Style.
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