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May 01, 2013  | by: Amanda Fiore
Twitter (@fashionistNE)

Twitter (@fashionistNE)

 

With spring here and summer on its way, its time to ditch the comfy winter sweats and for this season’s hottest trends. Although you may have all spring 2013 must-have pieces, if you do not pay attention to style detail none of it matters.

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May 01, 2013  | by: Lisa Lefever
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Twitter (@DCArecruitment)

 

Have you ever had a job interview or an important meeting and in the process of getting ready you completely destroyed your closet trying to find the perfect outfit? Then, after all the chaos, you settled for a boring pair of black slacks and a white button-down. We have all been there. But now, there is no need for hectic mornings like that. Here is my simple guide to putting together the perfect interview outfit while incorporating some of the hottest trends – may you never have your closet spread out on the floor again! more…

April 26, 2013  | by: Amanda Fiore
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Twitter (@AppleSorteos)

 

Smart phones and tablets have become an extension of us. We are truly digital citizens living in a digital age. iPhone apps cover every aspect of our lives, from weather updates to tracking the arrival of our lovely monthly cycles. But apps for iPhones and the iPad have done wonders for the fashionistas of the world.

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March 18, 2013  | by: Aanchal Jiwrajka
Twitter (Dior)

Twitter (Dior)

 

Last week, I attended some great lectures on design and architecture at the India Design Forum. A few people asked me, “As a fashion student, why are you attending these lectures and how are they helping you?” While trying to figure out an answer to this posed question, I figured that design, architecture, and fashion, all have one thing (of the many other things) in common – proportion, and  it plays a very integral role in any form of design. more…

June 13, 2012  | by: Caitlyn Gallip

L.L. Bean Tote Bags: the Modern Mary Poppins' Bag

Face it, being prepared in the summer requires a lot of things. From sunglasses and sunscreen to a water bottle and that copy of Fifty Shades of Grey, carrying the summertime essentials requires space and hopefully style. The tote bag is an underused utility and a gift of overabundance. If you have ever spent over fifty dollars during a bonus season, you probably have many totes lying around the house. The beauty of a tote bag is the amount of things you can put in. This modern Mary Poppins’ essential is a must own for the summer and available for any lifestyle. more…

June 08, 2012  | by: Lauren Kuhl

Shades that never go out of style

Summer is host to a bevy of trends, from maxi dresses to colored denim and straw-infused accessories. A summer staple that continually remains at the top of any fashionista’s list, regardless of popularity, are of course, sunglasses. While styles evolve, the demand for this timeless accessory remains a constant. From aviator to retro, there is a pair of frames that suits every face shape. Following is a guide to your best shady look this summer season! more…

June 05, 2012  | by: Caitlyn Gallip

Keep Calm: It's the Diamond Jubilee

Though it seems that Great Britain is taking over our radio (thank you One Direction), the UK may also be taking over our wardrobes as well. In celebration of Queen Liz’s Diamond Jubilee, here is some fashion that she would surely tip her hat to.

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May 31, 2012  | by: Olivia Kamara

Modern loafers can be sassy or sophisticated

 

If there’s one thing I can’t get enough of this season, it’s loafers! They make for a fashionably chic alternative to the  already popular ballet flats and can dress up (or down) any outfit. more…

May 30, 2012  | by: Lauren Kuhl

Celebs wearing straw hats

What’s hot this summer, besides the temperature, of course? Straw! From the runways of Dolce & Gabbana to Ralph Lauren, straw is sizzling this summer season.  However, you needn’t spend a small fortune to join the straw elite. Here are a couple of ways you can incorporate this hot item into your summer wardrobe without breaking the bank! more…

May 22, 2012  | by: Lauren Kuhl

As we navigate the awkward transitional stage between spring and summer, it can become quite a hassle to choose one’s daily attire. Dealing with fluctuating temperatures, not to mention the intermittent rainstorms that send many of us jumping over puddles in a panicked search for our Hunter’s, this time of year certainly bears its fair share of wardrobe challenges. Putting an indecisive thermometer aside, however, there is a solution found in one of the season’s must-have items: chambray!

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