Corporate, Sporty, & Nude

Corporate, Sporty, & Nude

With fashion churning out trends at hyper-speed, you'll suffer from whiplash before you see nascent trends on sale at Nordstrom. Upon embracing the statement off-shoulder trend, its ubiquity at Forever21 made me feel like Ace Ventura in a room full of taxidermied animal heads. While hiding under my covers from a sea of exposed shoulders, [...]

Color(s) Of The Year

Color(s) Of The Year

We're deep into 2017 and have therefore already accepted Pantone's Color of the Year: Greenery. With so much Pinterest inspo we're ready to turn our home into a scene from Jumanji. The yellow-green hue is an optimistic tone. Referred to as "nature's neutral," it screams vitality in a modern age where we're desperate for a refresher. [...]

Shoulder Game

Shoulder Game

Shifting erogenous zones have been an essential part of fashion for some time now. Different decades welcomed different body parts as often as different presidents. The 20's were all about leg, 30's the back, and the 50's the shoulders. While the rejection of modesty and women's control over their own bodies were catalysts to these [...]

Wear In The Now

Wear In The Now

  What are the longest lasting trends? Boho Chic? Grunge? This infectious athleisure wave? The reason for their permanence is because these styles are a reflection of lifestyles. Lifestyles are a response to socioeconomics. Boho and grunge were both an immediate display of rejection of norms. Whether it's a free spirit beatnik or an angsty [...]

Minimal vs. Maximal

Minimal vs. Maximal

Similar to how seasons change and flowers bloom our sartorial tastes rotate magically to keep us on our toes. What if certain trends were as predictable as leaves falling or seasonal depression? What if the foundations of our styling preferences were on a cycle? I believe this is the case with minimalism and maxism. (Maxism [...]