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Fashion

Academy Award-winning fashion

Academy Award-winning fashion

February 27, 2013 at 10:24 pm 0 comments

A look at designer trends that were hits and misses on the red carpet With over 40 million viewers watching the 2013 Academy Awards, the pressure was on for Hollywood’s biggest stars to look their best on the red carpet and on stage. No one wants to end up on […]

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Photo courtesy of Filippo Fior, GoRunway.com

Spring Break Essentials

February 27, 2013 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

Inspiration Straight from the Runway  While college kids everywhere are busy pretending to go on diets and strict workout regimes in preparation for spring break 2013 (it was only one cookie after lunch, not two!), it may have completely slipped their minds to consider their spring break wardrobes. Whether you’ll […]

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Form, function and fashion for men

Form, function and fashion for men

February 27, 2013 at 9:58 pm 0 comments

Fashion often connotes impractical design and is generally ignored by those in search of functional clothing. For too long, men’s outfitters have ignored the basic design features that should be considered when creating everyday clothing. Fortunately, a handful of innovative clothing companies are beginning to embrace the idea that form […]

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A gentleman’s guide to layering

A gentleman’s guide to layering

February 27, 2013 at 9:57 pm 0 comments

5 tips on mixing and matching for spring With spring quickly approaching, we all want to get rid of our winter wardrobes. However, this may be difficult due to St. Louis’ sporadic temperatures. One way to outsmart Mother Nature is to try the layering look. Layering can help prepare you […]

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Global exploration to fashion inspiration

Global exploration to fashion inspiration

February 27, 2013 at 9:55 pm 0 comments

In a room filled with students in sweatpants tucked into Uggs, Amanda Araiza draws instant attention. Her seemingly all black outfit is striking and almost harsh, but the studs on the shoulders of her black trench, her tousled curls and lively smile instantly brighten her look. If you’re looking for […]

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Finding the perfect outfit for Valentine’s Day

Finding the perfect outfit for Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2013 at 6:25 pm 0 comments

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the excitement and nervousness begins with selecting the perfect outfit for the occasion. Since this month is all about love, here are some fun, flirty ways to achieve the perfect Valentine’s Day look from head to toe. Apparel: First, do not be afraid […]

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Highly anticipated Prabal Gurung for Target designer collaboration launched Feb. 10

Highly anticipated Prabal Gurung for Target designer collaboration launched Feb. 10

February 11, 2013 at 6:22 pm 0 comments

Excitement has been buzzing in the fashion world over Target’s newest designer collaboration, and the patience of frugal fashionistas is finally paying off. The highly anticipated Target Corporation designer collaboration with Prabal Gurung launched Feb. 10 in stores and online. Gurung is the most recent designer to bring his fashion […]

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Three shoes necessary for every young man’s closet

Three shoes necessary for every young man’s closet

February 11, 2013 at 6:18 pm 0 comments

Shoes can say a lot about a guy. Regardless of your lifestyle, there are three types of shoes that should be in every young man’s closet: boots, casual sneakers and Oxfords. These three shoes are a great investment for any wardrobe and look great on everyone if worn for the […]

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A corset displayed at the Missouri History Museum. (Deirdre Kerins / Staff Writer)

‘Underneath is All’ features corsets, skirt forms and skivvies

December 6, 2012 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

Can history be relayed through underwear? The Missouri History Museum’s exhibit “Underneath It All” certainly promotes such a notion. The display of corsets, undergarments, bras and cages interspersed on mannequins around the room provide visual documentations of changing fashions from the 1700s to the present. The exhibit opens with two […]

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Student John Chambers shows a suit is not necessary to create a look ready for holiday events. (Noah Berman / Contributor)

Dressing for holiday events, meals

December 6, 2012 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

Peppermint cookies sprinkled with crushed candy canes sit on a festive plate while hot cocoa simmers on the front burner. Lights twinkle on the fresh-cut Christmas tree, and your mom frantically asks you to clean the upstairs bathroom for the third time even though you’re not expecting any guests. Yes, […]

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