Ginika Agbim

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Deconstructing Armour, a review

It’s certainly not as thick as a Vogue or an Elle, but it doesn’t need to be. A very admirable endeavor, Armour, a new fashion magazine started by three Sam Fox School students, Jacob Lenard, Chantal Strasburger and Felicia Podberesky, launched last week in an effort to bring fashion and style to the Wash. U. community.

Men’s spring trends

Most men I know don’t like to think about fashion, and they just buy whatever pleases them. As the weather changes, most of you will want to (or need to) replace the heavy boots, layers and thick sweatshirts with light cotton pants and shirts and sneakers. But you’ve got to do it right.

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Fashion and beauty trends you don’t want to be caught without!

Sure, it snowed last week and it’s freezing outside and the first thing on your mind is a thick woolen scarf. Still, any true fashionista knows that it’s never too early to start planning your wardrobe for the next season.

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The sweaters you need to survive the holidays

Sweater dresses are a great way to show off your shape without sacrificing warmth. The silhouettes for this sweater tend to fall into one of two categories: slim or loose-fitting. Whichever shape you prefer, be sure to balance your bottom half by wearing wool tights and boots underneath.

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St. Louis Fashion Week’s Project:Design!

Blue mood lights and upbeat music set the tone as this year’s St. Louis Fashion Week kicked off with a lively event. The seventh annual Project:Design! show, sponsored by Brown Shoe Company and ALIVE Magazine, attracted a fashion-hungry crowd of locals eager to see what St. Louis’ hottest fashion talent has to offer. The Project:Design!

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The biggest trends for women this season: what they are and how to style them

From time to time a new trend appears, but it is more common for old trends to return. Layering and wearing leather jackets and shades of brown have always been associated with fall fashion. Spring 2011’s shift toward the 1940s femme and the 1970s bohemian have persisted into the colder parts of the year, as designers turn to these two powerful decades of fashion. Here are the most talked about trends coming our way this season, from outerwear to accessories.

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Hot Seams: Preparing for fall’s great fashion hunt

The temperature’s dropping, and we’re finally settling in and getting back into academic mode. But is your closet ready for all the events, parties, concerts and classes you’ll be attending this semester? Before registering for classes, you probably consulted your friends, former professors, academic advisors and the annual course handbook. Why not take a similar […]

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Bill Cunningham documentary inspires a new perspective

Perhaps no photographer has had a more significant impact on fashion than Bill Cunningham. For decades, the man has snapped candid portraits of New Yorkers and their clothing. Recently, “Bill Cunningham New York,” a documentary film, interviewed figures like Anna Wintour about Cunningham’s influence.

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Preppy has a whole new twist this season

We noticed his fresh take on the classic preppy wardrobe. Rather than donning the ubiquitous boat shoes or bright colors, he’s added a touch of cool through darker colors and Frye boots.

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Hot seams

Teal and light brown make a perfect color combination for spring. Ruffles and feminine details are an excellent way to soften more masculine footwear.

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