Fashion & Beauty

A Chic (But Cheap) Guide to Fall Fashion

By Ashley Yenick, Student at Merrimack College If you’re like me, you can’t wait for your favorite designer to debut their new season’s look. During Fashion Week, it’s always an exciting time to see which celebrities attend which shows and what designers come up with. We’ve been keeping our eye on some runway shows and

Ladies: Don’t Make These Date Outfit Mistakes!

Guest Post by Jennifer Kelton Dating is an art, and the fashion choices you make to meet a potential mate says a lot about your personal style – or lack thereof. Surprisingly, many women don’t even know that they’re making date outfit mistakes. That’s why Jennifer Kelton, CEO/Founder and Lead Stylist for Dress For The

Trend Alert: Novel Tees

By Laura Iglehart, Student at Georgetown University In some of their recent collections, designers like Stella McCartney, Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy and even Nicolas Ghesquière (formerly of Balenciaga) sent models down the runways clad in wild, in-your-face T-shirts. This not-so-subtle trend quickly found fame in many fashion bloggers’ wardrobes and replaced the minimalist, white V-neck

5 Best Cities for Fashionistas to Study Abroad

  By Guest Blogger Hannah Long Studying abroad is considered the experience of a lifetime for a reason – you’ll be immersed in a new culture, learn a new language and become totally independent and self-confident. If you’re a fashion lover, studying abroad will also open your eyes to a completely new outlook on style.

5 Chic (But Cheap) Pieces for Your Fall Wardrobe

By Laura Iglehart, Student at Georgetown University Shortly after the September fashion magazines have declared the hottest fall trends, fashion devotees everywhere flock to the stores (with Vogues in hand) to snatch up some of these of-the-moment pieces. Not surprisingly, these trendy “must-haves” are usually unique to high-end/designer boutiques and department stores and come with a

5 Outfits You Need to Bring to Campus

By Ashley Yenick, Student at Merrimack College The new school year is almost here, so it’s time to get packing. Now, everyone knows what textbooks to buy, but when it comes to outfit choices, I always tend to bring more than usual. I often find clothes that I forgot I had at the bottom of

U Chic Approved: Dermaflage

Dermaflage is a makeup company that was founded to help you fill in all sorts of scars. With a little Dermaflage and a bit of powder makeup, I was able to get rid of a scratch on my arm that I’d gotten a little while ago.

U Chic Approved: Rakuda’s Companion Backpack

When we college students hear the word backpack, we usually think of school and books, right? Well, it doesn’t always have to be that way! Backpacks can also be used for fun things like camping, beach trips, music festivals or a weekend trip to see friends from school over the summer.

5 Bathing Suit Cover-ups You’ve Got to Have This Summer

It's officially bikini season! It’s time to lounge in the pool or splash in the waves at the beach after a long semester.

Bathing suit season also means it's time to whip out those cover-ups. If done right, you’re able to create an adorable outfit after you just got out of the pool or the waves.

We found five cover-ups that are chic but cheap -- cute to wear and good for your bank account.

U Chic Approved: Summer Sandals

Now that warm weather is finally here, it's time to pull the sandals out. Using your old flip-flops from last year is not a bad idea, but shopping for new ones is always a better (and more fun) one!