Expressing and Dressing: The Significance of Ball Culture and Fashion

There’s a space where our skin and home feel synonymous. For some, it’s a walk through the park alone. For others, it’s a dingy concert hall cramped up against a stranger screaming the lyrics to the sky. But if you ever find yourself in the heart of Harlem, you might see the everlasting glow of the ballroom vogue scene. 

Athletes Off-Duty with Emerson Men’s Basketball

Written and Photographed by Chloe Leung Whether we know it or not, sports and fashion have relatively always had a big influence on each other. Not only has the fashion industry taken inspiration from what athletes wear, thus creating athleisure and sportswear, but athletes early on have always incorporated fashion into their own individual lives…

Hair Dyes, Dos, and Don’ts

The first time I dyed my hair, I was fifteen. Fifteen, I think, is about the age we all start to make decisions that sound something like a box of stop-sign-red hair dye at 1 a.m. on a Tuesday, and I obviously was no exception. Would I make the same style choices as a junior…

5 Halloween Looks That Will Take You Back to Your Childhood

In recent years, we’ve seen a lot of nostalgic looks inspired by iconic cartoons. It takes us right back to our younger years with our eyes glued to the TV humming along to the theme song of The Proud Family, Rugrats, or Totally Spy. Bringing our cartoonish characters to life is a unique way to…

Halloween Should Be Scary; Costume Shopping Shouldn’t

Halloween, like almost all holidays, has been commercialized for as long as any of us can remember. We get roped into buying decorative pumpkins, festive ceramics we’ll put out for just a few weeks every year, and bags upon bags of candy to give out for free to swarms of overexcited kids. The most important…

Five Cost-Effective Hacks to Elevate Your Style

I am certainly no Anna Wintour or Kim Kardashian. I’d rather spend my money on books and collectible Marvel superhero figures rather than expensive clothes and makeup. Seriously. I even have a life-sized Baby Groot. It’s not as scary as it sounds, trust me. But this isn’t a post about my unhealthy obsession with Marvel:…

Room Decor Transformation

You type in “room decor” into your search engine and once you’ve scrolled down it directs you through pages of Pinterest ideas and YouTube videos. It’s always the cute and trendy images and videos that pop up, with the aesthetically pleasing frames for your posters that cost hundreds of dollars or the Polaroid photos that require…

Sleeping Beauty: How to Cut Your Morning Routine in Half

8 a.m.s…you never want to wake up for them and you always want to wear your pajamas to class. But sometimes you have those days where you actually do need to look presentable. Maybe you have a presentation or a meeting, or just one of those days you can’t wear leggings. Here are a few…

Kylie Cosmetics: Hit or Miss?

90 million Instagram followers. 20 million Twitter followings. #1 viewed account on Snapchat. A total net-worth of $18 billion in 2016. Welcome to the world of the youngest Kardashian-Jenner: Kylie Jenner. And in case you were unsure of who Kylie is, she is the daughter of Kris and Caitlyn Jenner. She has gained fame through…