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Style tips for a fashion forward Valentine’s Day

Style tips for a fashion forward Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2015


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, 2014


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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...

Looking good while working out

Looking good while working out

April 14, 2014


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The Death of Fast-Fashion

The Death of Fast-Fashion

March 4, 2014


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, 2014


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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, 2013


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, 2013


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[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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