Sophie’s Guide to Cold-Weather Essentials

As we all make the journey home for the holidays, many of us will venture into colder climes - December will be winding to a close by the time we arrive at our destinations, and January’s bone-chilling winds and 4PM sunsets will quickly set in. This can often put a cramp in your personal style …

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The Art of the Ugly Christmas Sweater

The ugly Christmas sweater, once a serious medium in our parents’ day, fell out of favor in the nineties only to reemerge as an ironic festive fashion trend in the past several years. Mastering the art of the ugly, however, is a difficult balance -- one that requires a certain self-confidence and  a total abandonment …

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A Discussion on “Feminist” Fashion

With feminism and other social justice movements becoming more widely supported causes within mainstream dialogues, it was only a matter of time before brands saw fit to commodify them in the form of t-shirts with “feminist” slogans on them. This in and of itself is not an issue; as a matter of fact, the proliferation …

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A Brief History of Fashion Photography

The fashion industry has some of the biggest global, social, economic, and political influences on society. It alters the very means by which humans interact with their daily lives. One of the ways this influence is solidified is through the photographers who capture it.     The origins of fashion photography trace back to the Victorian …

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