You Are Your Hair

Before buzzing all of your hair off, ask yourself, “What does my hair say about me? What do people think?” Just kidding. Don’t ask yourself those silly questions; just do it. When asked about why she buzzed her hair, Maddie Allen (pictured above) responded, “Well I really didn’t think too much about it; I just […]

The Post-Soviet Aesthetic: Fascination or Appropriation?

The similarities between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are obvious, both in policy and personhood. They both are now world leaders and their influence, however sour it may taste, inevitably ripples throughout Russia and the U.S. Both are dissatisfactory to much of the youth culture in both nations as the leaders are particularly and purposefully […]

Can White Girls Wear Dreadlocks?

Marc Jacobs’ bold choice to don his models with colorful dreadlocks during the September New York Fashion Week show has caused quite the uproar, both in the fashion community and in the social justice community. Many are claiming that his use of the traditionally African hairstyle is cultural appropriation and he should be reprimanded for […]

Becoming a Gender Bender: Unisex Fashion Trends to Break Barriers

Bound beneath the barriers of a blue world, I envied my sister’s ability to depart from planet pink, a distant and mysterious microcosm. As a tomboy, my sister possessed a much greater capacity to dabble in the opposing gender by virtue of an exclusive spacecraft. Authorizing explorational access, the USS Tomboy bridged the gap between […]

Why Are Millennials So Obsessed With The 90s?

The trend of the moment is actually a trend of the past: the 90s are so back, baby. We’ve seen this throughout pop culture: the “Fuller House” reboot, the incredible return of “Friends,” and video after compilation video of all the theme songs from 90s Saturday morning cartoons, just to name a few. We’ve also […]

Things I’ve Learned from Having No Positive Male Figure in My Early Years of Adulthood

I won’t go into much detail about my dad or what it was like when I found out he wasn’t coming back, how they met or how young she was, not even what our relationship looks like these days except that it’s rocky, but improving. I will, however explain what it’s been like without a […]

Overcoming Gray Days: Style Stunning or Style Slacking

Gray Days, we all experience them. These are the days when getting out of bed in the morning seems nearly impossible, and the idea of getting dressed — let alone looking cute — is beyond the bounds of possibility. Gray days are disastrous dynamites with the potential threat to bomb both your wardrobe and style […]

How Millennial Women Are Wearing Fall’s Freshest Trends

The fashion community anticipated the 2016 fall season to be one of the most inspired yet– and how let down we were. Anna Wintour, Editor in Chief of Vogue magazine said she, “wish[ed] designers had taken more risks.” Although those in the depths of couture were disappointed, the truest consumers of fashion– everyday women– were […]

Why Are Plus Sizes Missing From Beyonce’s Ivy Park Activewear?

WORLD STOP….  Beyonce Knowles- Carter has just dropped her new line of active wear! Highly anticipated and guaranteed to do numbers. It’s been awhile since we got any new material from Mrs. Carter but when she comes back, it’s like she never left. Following her release of Formation, also known as  “the Black Lives Matter […]

Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology

According to a survey by PwC’s Consumer Intelligence Series, 20% of American adults already own a wearable device and the adoption rate, which is on par with tablets in 2012, is quickly expected to rise.  Is wearable technology the future?  Throughout the past few years, I have seen more and more people wearing these gadgets […]