fashion

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

It’s time to start figuring out your summer plans, college kids. Time to start perusing the job boards for something that will make you look good and won’t be too boring. Time to find another unpaid internship. Or not. I’ve done unpaid internships. Honestly, they were all pretty cool. I had a good time. It(…)

color of the year: radiant orchid

color of the year: radiant orchid

Pantone has announced the color of the year, and I am having a (perhaps undue) emotional response. What’s the color? Fucking purple. Don’t get me wrong. I love purple. I liked emerald a lot, but I think purple is absolutely wonderful. I’m freaking out because I totally saw this coming. I’m sure I have it on(…)

it turns out i’m not dateable

it turns out i’m not dateable

Oops! In fact, I am totally dateless. Here, look, there’s proof (thanks to website-of-horrors, rudateable.com, founded by motivational speaker and noted misogynist Justin Lookadoo): The awkward thing is, I think I answered these questions pretty accurately. And yet, I actually do have a boyfriend! (We are pictured above, looking particularly like Texan politicians on Halloween.(…)

trend watch: all eyes on you

trend watch: all eyes on you

According to Refinery29, the biggest trend of the season is likely to be eyeball-related. I find this delightfully weird, and have decided to endorse it wholeheartedly. What’s next? “Oh, in Spring 2014, we will see lumpy amoeba shapes make a splash. In the summer, expect to see your favorite garments printed with images of road(…)

trend watch: outdoorsy chicks

trend watch: outdoorsy chicks

The Trend: The weather’s looking colder. School is up again. Yesterday Providence had one of its infamous rainstorms. It is time to bundle up. Luckily, the runways at New York Fashion Week were all about being prepared for the elements. Some of these models could have strutted their way down to the river and blended(…)

it’s link thursday!

it’s link thursday!

Rather, it’s link thursday, belated edition. Sorry, but moving boxes from my bedroom to Vivian’s zipcar to my future basement takes priority over sharing these wonderful links with the blog-reading universe. Now that all the boxes are where they need to be, onward! Do you ever need a hug? It’s okay. We all need hugs(…)

shopping shortcuts: 10 summer flats under $100

shopping shortcuts: 10 summer flats under $100

Every summer the same thing happens. I buy a pair of shoes, and then wear them every day until they are begging me to stop, for the love of god, put on something else just once. They get so worn down that they break, and then I have to repeat the process the next year.(…)