Posts Tagged ‘college’

There are many things the North Carolina Triad Area is known for many things, most of them academic or basketball related.  So one would expect that the clothing retail scene around here is, well, unsatisfying to say the least.  But last week  H&M opened a location in Raleigh’s Crabtree Valley Mall. I was elated to […]


07Jan10

I was recently featured on the blog of the owner of Firefly Boutique, a women’s clothing boutique in North Carolina.  There are two locations in Burlington, one downtown and one right across the street from my college campus, Elon University.  This store carries Ella Moss, Matt & Natt, French Connection (a favorite of mine), and […]


There’s only one thing worse than 8 am class.  8 am class on a rainy day.  Regardless of how awful those days are, they are inevitable.  So this year I’m going to be prepared… umbrellas, raincoats, wellies and all. Colorful Answers to Gray Skies Photoshoot [NYTimes]


If I had to be any reality TV show star, I would be Lauren Conrad.  I envy her progression from Laguna Beach to Teen Vogue intern and most recently, clothing designer. The Lauren Conrad Collection debuted March 2008 at LA Fashion Week.  It was popular among LC lovers but not favorably accepted by fashion critics.  […]


November 14th the British accessories brand Jimmy Choo will bring its internationally acclaimed glamour, bags, and shoes to 250 H&M stores around the world.  This is the first collaboration H&M has done with an accessories brand.  THe collection will include women’s clothing and men’s as well.  Jimmy Choo is proud to be among the fashion […]


  The revival of specs has begun. Icons Andy Warhol and Yves Saint Laurent made them part of their signature look.  Now frames have become funky again.  Whether it’s Pharrell, Alexa Chung, or the latest Dolce & Gabbana runway, glasses add extra cool points to any scene.  Vintage looking specs have become a trend of […]


My favorite thing about a new school year is school supplies.  Not only does that include ball point pens, highlighters, and a moleskin but also a fun laptop case and gorgeous carry-all for those pesky textbooks.   Here are some bright ideas to combat the humdrum Longchamp & Vera Bradley bags all too common on campus.   […]