Milan: History, Art, and Empty Louis Vuitton Bags

Milan, Italy. An icon of a city. Before coming to Milan, my perception of the city was something like this: unless you are part of the Kardashian clan and have millions to blow, there is no point in hitting the shops. In this, I was wrong.  As per usual, you have the staple Louis Vuitton, …

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A Look for Every Locale: Streetwear Trends Around the World

As Independent Learning Week has just drawn to a close, many students have recently stumbled upon a startling notion: the last week in October has very little to do with “learning” of any kind. Instead of getting a few extra chapters of reading done, or banging out the first few sentences of that essay you’ve …

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People Watching and Style Stalking in Taste

As the days here in Scotland grow ever colder and darker, there’s truly nothing quite like curling up with a coffee - and your looming deadlines - in your favorite cafe. For me, this snug utopia is St Andrews's very own Taste; with ambience, a reliably eclectic soundtrack, and the perfect espresso, Taste really is …

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Reflections on Thrifting in Paris

When I booked a solo trip to Paris over reading week, I already knew that I wanted to set aside a day exclusively for thrifting. I had visions of myself setting out on the great fashion capital of the world, shopping bags at my sides, armed with a keen eye and a loosely-construed budget. I …

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10 Influencers You Should Already Be Following

In an age where the field of fashion, and more specifically the world of streetwear, is dominated by Instagram influencers, Victoria's Secret ex-angels, and celebutantes, it's important to consistently be refining your feed. Trust me, we've all gone through the phase when we thought Emma Chamberlain was a style icon, and Kylie Jenner's Snapchat stories …

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An Introduction to Minimalism, Inspired by the Streets of Oslo

Crystal clear skies, biting wind, and the magnetic blue sea – this is what awaited me and my friend in Oslo on a spring break trip. The city was amazing, the people were amazing, and the street style? Amazing. The fashion sense in Oslo was distinctly different from other countries I had previously visited. It …

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A Take on Sartorial Assimilation in St Andrews

In many ways, attending the University of St Andrews makes me feel like I’m living a double life. Being from the United States and having gone to a high school where almost no one applies abroad, my university friends exist in a very separate sphere of my life from those I have at home. The …

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