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Go D1 with your tailgate style

Go D1 with your tailgate style

Stephanie Murray, Writer
September 30
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase

Don't know what to wear to celebrate our D1 Minutemen? Here are some ideas.

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Snowboarding in Style

Snowboarding in Style

February 23
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

by Kelsey Hebert [slideshow_deploy id='9647'] Snowboarding is surrounded by a unique culture characterized by personal and traditional styles. What started out as “snurfing” (snow-surfing), invented by a surfer who had a dream of “surfing” in the Rocky Mountains during winter, has spiraled into a lif...

Spring New York Fashion Week welcomes new trends

Spring New York Fashion Week welcomes new trends

February 18
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

by Julie Shamgochian Sportswear, sparkles, and classic black and white hues with hints of neon dominated the theme of Spring New York Fashion Week (NYFW). Designers drew inspiration for this upcoming season from various forms of art, sketching, city life, and their heedless imagination. Models glided do...

Style tips for a fashion forward Valentine’s Day

Style tips for a fashion forward Valentine’s Day

February 13
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

by Julie Shamgochian  The recipe to an enjoyable Valentine’s Day isn’t flowers or chocolate; it’s the perfect outfit. The romantic holiday falls on a Saturday, which means you have all day to try on everything you own, instead of trying to make your going-to-class sweats work for dinner. Try ...

Preparing your winter wardrobe with Julie Shamgochian

Preparing your winter wardrobe with Julie Shamgochian

December 3
Filed under Fashion

By Julie Shamgochian  The winter months are approaching and the term "brisk"  to describe the air in Amherst is putting it lightly. But there's good news, there are plenty of  winter fashion trends to choose from. Dainty summer gladiator sandals are quickly replaced with leather riding boots, an...

The Death of Fast-Fashion

The Death of Fast-Fashion

March 4
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

By Dean Allsopp A new business model has revolutionized the fashion industry, changing everything from how consumers shop to how clothes are produced. This model, called “fast-fashion,” has made trendy clothing affordable, so much so that budding fashionistas “can hardly do any wrong,” sa...

6 Ways to look trendy in your mom’s old sweaters

6 Ways to look trendy in your mom’s old sweaters

March 3
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

By Kerry O’Connor Lets face it, winter is lingering and for those who have exhausted their same old sweater wardrobe over the past few months, it might be nice to change it up a bit. But before you go on your next hunt for “vintage” sweaters at Forever 21, check the back of your mom’s closet. ...

Frightfully Fashionable: Portraits of Halloween

Frightfully Fashionable: Portraits of Halloween

October 31
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

[slideshow_deploy id='6169'] What are you wearing? Be on the lookout for these costumes throughout Hallo-weekend. Keep your eyes peeled for the best get-ups and submit photos to our Facebook and Twitter ( #getwired). The best costume will receive a UMass journalism t-shirt....

7 Staples for Fall fashion

7 Staples for Fall fashion

October 22
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

[slideshow_deploy id='6127'] By Jennifer Schreer It’s that time of year again where girls everywhere tuck away their high-waisted denim shorts, leather sandals, and crop tops until next summer. But on the bright side, a fashion lover’s other favorite season is officially here! It’s time to...

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