6 Wardrobe Items that will Carry You Effortlessly Into Spring

The months of February and March in our small Scottish seaport are always a toss-up, weather-wise. Being from the über-chilly Northeast of the US, I always come back expecting my spirits to be lifted by slightly warmer climes, but this year has disappointed on that front. Oftentimes, this strange period between the winter and spring …

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Sustainably Seductive — Lauren’s Guide to Eco-Conscious Lingerie

When it comes to shopping sustainably, whether that be secondhand or through an eco-conscious brand, it’s an easy matter of acquiring jumpers, jeans, blazers, boots, and coats galore. However, when it comes to all that’s underneath, things can start to get a little tricky. With Valentine’s only a week away, it’s a tempting time to …

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Brands to Watch in 2020

Welcome to the new year, everyone! We’ve finally escaped the trials and tribulations of the 2010s and made it (mostly) safely to the screaming 20s. Last century’s iteration of this decade brought with it monumental cultural shifts, underscored - and often driven by - fashion. Flapper dresses, feathers, sequins, diamonds galore - style, especially for …

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How Feasible is ‘Sustainable Fashion’?

With journalistic coverage of the ever-worsening climate crisis criticizing the environmental impact of “fast fashion” and the wasteful practices of designers (some of which burn their clothes rather than donate them), sustainability has never been more in fashion. However, many “sustainable” brands’s pieces carry a less-than-sustainable price tag, rendering a wholesale condemnation of fast-fashion buyers, …

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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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