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All articles: Fargo Fashion by Keyona Elkins
Now that your mom no longer does your laundry, you probably put it off until the last possible minute. This strategy’s issue is that when all your favorite clothes are in the laundry basket, choosing an outfit can seem like more of a chore than actually doing your laundry. At times like these, you have to summon your best sartorial skills.
Statement sleeves are heating up on the apparel front, while statement earrings are fashion’s biggest upcoming accessories trend. Standout earrings and elevated sleeves are chic and showy on their own, but it’s when they’re worn together that they make a major statement.
Casual vintage-inspired outfits can be manipulated to fit almost anyone’s personal style, potentially mixing in bohemian, edgy, retro, grunge, classic or athletic styles into an overall hipster-themed ensemble. It’s all about combining casual pieces together with flair.
Typically only celebrities and rich fashionistas have personal stylists who dress them on the regular, but now everyone can get a taste of their lifestyle. Online personal shopping services have become a big retail trend. I tested out three of the most budget-friendly and easy-to-use sites.
Just like a new outfit can make you excited to go out on Friday night, the latest activewear trends can get you pumped to hit the gym. From detailed straps to mesh panels, there are plenty of current trends that will encourage you to get your booty back to the Wellness Center.
When September rolls around, it seems like your sweaters and boots are just begging to be let out of the closet and into the crisp fall air. But with summer weather still hanging on, we have to find outfits that straddle the middle ground between two seasons. It’s called transitional dressing, and it’s often most challenging this time of year.
Yes, it’s cheesy and overly commercialized. And yes, it makes bitter singles even more bitter. But it’s a refreshingly beautiful notion to simply focus on love for one day out of the year. So if you’re lucky enough to have a date this weekend, put the extra effort into it and wear something that will make your bae’s heart skip a beat.
When you’re meeting a prospective employer, going to an interview or starting your professional career, what you wear plays a big part in both how you are perceived and how you feel. With the Career Expo coming Tuesday and Wednesday, it’s a good time to master the art of career dressing.
Monday: Bomber Jacket Kick off the week in one of the season’s biggest trends. Bomber jackets are everywhere from Gucci to Nasty Gal this fall. The streetwear influenced piece is especially prevalent in chic satin fabrics. Choose a richly detailed style in jacquard or embroidered with Asian motifs like dragons and cherry blossoms.
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