The Basics for a Professional Wardrobe

It’s the time of year to start thinking about internships and summer jobs. If you’re going to be working in a professional environment, it’s time to take a look through your closet and make sure you have some professional pieces along side all those well-worn jeans and clubbing skirts. Never fear, though. All you need…

Spring to Fall Trends 2012

It may not feel like it right now, but spring is on the way. Midterms are over, break is upon us, and that means that it’s officially okay to start counting down the days until winter is over. For designers, though, spring has already come and gone. The Spring 2012 Fashion week was months ago,…

Going Meat Free On Campus

By Miriam Avila Photo by fanpop.com Vegetarian and vegan diets can sound scary, especially with the limited options available on campus. Getting used to the idea of significantly reduced options and giving up your favorite foods might stop you from trying a different diet, but the results can be surprisingly great.  By getting a little…

Thrifting 101: Look Cute Without Going Broke

By Miriam Avila It’s the beginning of a new semester, and that means spending your weight in gold (or all that cash you got over the holidays) on new books, notebooks, and other necessities.  Although all those gift cards and crisp $20 dollar bills might seem like a lot to spend over winter break, they…

Now and Later: Trends to Wear Year Round

As broke college students, keeping up with the changing trends season after season is not only hard, it’s expensive. With every season comes new “must have” items that are pushed to the back of the closet after only a few months, in favor of the next big thing. So before you buy some new clothes…

Swap Til You Drop: A Cheaper Way to Find Great Clothes

As college students on a budget, I’m sure we all love finding chic clothes for cheap.  So, when I heard about the Boston Fashion Week Sip and Swap event, I was intrigued. The premise is simple: buy a ticket (usually about $10), bring a bag of clothes, and take home a bag filled with whatever…