Sweater Weather

All jokes about infinity scarves and pumpkin spice lattes aside, fall is actually a wonderful time of year. I love the brisk air outside, which makes it feel so much cozier when you curl up under a blanket with a good book. I also love that the start of fall means that soon, it will…

Fashion for Beginners

When I was growing up, I went to a small charter school. It was an overwhelmingly positive experience and I wouldn’t trade it for anything, but growing up in such an insulated environment did have a couple of interesting effects on my college experience. One of the most surprising is how I dress. I wore…

I am a Poseur

I’m a huge poseur. I have been all my life. And while I’d been mimicking other kid’s skooter tricks for years, the art of posing truly began to manifest in my sophomore year of high school. That’s when I decided enough is enough; I was going to look exactly like Rae Jefferson. Rae was a…

Take the Hat off the Rack

When one thinks of hats, they inevitably think of the famous characters who seem inseparable from their head gear. Sam Spade and his rakishly low-tipped fedora. Rooster Cogburn and his cowboy hat. Charlie Chaplin and his black bowler. Marlene Dietrich and her satiny top hat. The Queen at tea, any tea, in a big flouncy…

Bleak Black Friday

by Erin Kayata Warm, roasted turkey, a plethora of home made food, family and friends all around, football, and a chance to be grateful for what you have. Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? It’s difficult to see why anyone wouldn’t look forward to a holiday that involves a plethora of scrumptious food, family gatherings, and appreciating…

How to Bring Your Unique Style to the Workplace

by Erin Kayata It’s no secret that Emerson students have a very unique sense of style. Just taking a look around campus makes it clear that fashion sense here is quite different from anywhere else. However, what may be the height of fashion here on campus may not be as acceptable once you begin your…

Blindingly Good Marketing from Urban Outfitters & Lisa Frank

by Rebecca Isenhart You are about to be pick-pocketed by a dancing rainbow bear in a tuxedo.  Maybe you’re just having a bad trip, but chances are you’re just standing in Urban Outfitters. UO, in all its marketing glory, has paired up with artist Lisa Frank to push retina-burning relics from the 90’s on college…

From Runway to Emerson

by Jenny Ortakales All the buzz centered around the ever-important September issues has started coming out and stores are stocking up on their back-to-school clothing. This means the old trends are out and the new trends are in. But how does one translate the eccentric designs from fashion week into everyday wear for the streets…

Fall Trend Forecast: 2012

By Celina Colby Summer is halfway over and students are beginning to think about going back to school. With the midway point of summer comes the beginning of back-to-school shopping. Stores are stocking up on sweaters and jeans, and it’s time to prepare for fall on Boylston Street. The tough part is figuring out what…

Summer Swimsuit Trends 2012

by Rebecca Isenhart June has arrived, and it’s time to hit every beach, pool party, music festival, waterpark, and backyard barbecue with radiant confidence. Time to say goodbye to your ancient string bikini – you know the one. This season, make your swimwear reflect your fantastic sense of style. Here are the most up-to-date trends…