Trend Spotting: Crushed-Foil Metallics

Metallics are not new in fashion. In the 1930s, lamé was commonly used for evening gowns and contributed to “Old Hollywood Glamour.” During the 80s, when people wanted non-natural colors to incorporate into their wardrobes, metallics were widely accepted, but then unfortunately labeled as “tacky.” There was a brief resurgence in the 90s, but the… Read More Trend Spotting: Crushed-Foil Metallics

Fashion Change Theory: Tour Merch

Whether an old vintage ACDC t-shirt or a Justin Bieber Purpose Tour long-sleeve, tour merchandise has made its comeback. Thanks to reality stars, young musicians, and their fans the march is being worn, and not only to concerts. The theories responsible for this trend are the “fashion cycle” and the “trickle-up theory.” Fashion Cycle: Trends are rarely… Read More Fashion Change Theory: Tour Merch

Economics & Fashion Trends

Economics play a pivotal role in the success or failure of fashion trends. When times are financially difficult, the public tends to gravitate towards conventionally flattering pieces. Fashion is used as a tool of self-expression; therefore, during rough times, people also seek out refuge in their garments. Consumer products expert, Trevor Davis, told Jezebel, “Usually, in an… Read More Economics & Fashion Trends

#IBTC

Itty Bitty Titty Committee What a time to be alive (at least for those with less of a chest, comme moi). I’ve always known that I wasn’t meant to have big boobs, and I’ve come to understand the typical advantages of this situation. I don’t have to buy expensive, specially padded sports bras Running doesn’t… Read More #IBTC

#OOTD

Brooklyn Museum My Thursdays classes end at 11:30, so my friend, Talia, and I decided to check out the FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. Admission is free for everyone under 19. Brandy Melville necklace, LF Stores bomber jacket, Brandy Melville top, LF Stores plaid skirt, Fendi By the Way Mini Satchel, Adidas Stan Smith sneakers, Nike socks

#OOTD

Distressed I was just headed out to meet my father for Indian food in La Jolla, California. The summer night provided the nicest weather, so I wanted to make sure that everything I was wearing was breathable and light. My Own baseball cap, A.J. Morgan sunglasses, LF necklace, Brandy Melville Emery Bralette and Quinn Mermaids Don’t Do Homework Embroidery Top, Carmar Laila Boyfriend Jeans, Fendi By the… Read More #OOTD

#OOTD

And They’re Off! I was successful at the horse races today in Del Mar. I spent one of my last days in California with my girls lunching, betting, and laughing. There were jockeys, mirrored sunglasses, jerseys, pastels, champagne bottles; everything you could ask for. Chanel sunglasses, Tiffany & Co. necklace, For Love & Lemons dress, Fendi By The Way Mini Satchel, Steve… Read More #OOTD

#COLLABS

Nasty Gal x For Love & Lemons The cool girl, original online store has teamed up with the trending, lace-loving brand, For Love & Lemons, to bring a collection of sheer perfection to its buyers. The collaboration features two maxi dresses, two crop top & skirt sets, one body suit, one bra & thong set, and… Read More #COLLABS