Cuff or Tough? A new jewelry designed to keep you safe

By on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 12:20 pm.

Emerging in a world full of dazzling diamonds, Alex and Ani bangles and fuel bands is a new form of jewelry hitting the market in March 2015: Cuff jewelry is a multitasking piece of jewelry originally designed with women’s safety in mind. If you ever find yourself in a scary predicament, you simply press the discrete button […]

From Macy’s to Best Buy and Walmart, tackle Black Friday like a professional in Eugene and beyond

By on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 11:18 pm.

Black Friday holds different meanings for many people. Some know it as the aftermath of the Thanksgiving meal, when you grab a coat and head to the nearest mall only to wait in line for hours in hopes of being the first into Macy’s to get your hands on the discounted goods. Some realize the irony of […]

6 outfit ideas you should be thankful for this Thanksgiving

By on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 1:12 am.

No matter where you are going for Thanksgiving or whom you are spending it with, these fashion boards created specifically for Ducks will help you find an appropriate outfit. Thankful yet? 1. Women’s Fancy Thanksgiving This outfit features a cranberry color dress to keep you seasonally stunning and layers a fur coat to give the […]

Dressing with Pride: The costume design behind University Theatre show “Pride and Prejudice”

By on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 11:54 am.

If you haven’t seen the University Theatre’s new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, I highly recommend you do. The show, which runs until Nov. 22, is three hours long and is filled with laughter and ornate, hand-crafted costumes. “The costume element of this production is of such a high caliber, from design to creation to […]

The good, the rad and the ugly: 5 fashion trends inspired by the ’90s

By on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 4:23 pm.

Trends come and go. We laugh at what we wore ten years ago, and can’t imagine what we will be wearing ten years from now. But one thing’s for sure: trends never really die. Oftentimes, designers draw inspiration from the past, but add a more contemporary twist. For example, brands like American Apparel make millions from […]

Closet profile: Kasey Watson discusses his distinguished blended style

By on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 2:43 pm.

Name: Kasey Watson Year: Junior Major: Accounting with a concentration in Finance Hometown: Salem, Oregon How would you describe your style? Very refined and classic with stripes and lots of blues, greys and neutral subdued tones. A few adjectives that describe my style are soft, subtle, relaxed, blended, comfortable, elegant and muted. What is your […]

Zip up the winter chill with these five affordable jackets

By on Monday, Nov. 10 at 10:08 pm.

If you haven’t noticed while walking to class, the winter chill has definitely set in. Check out these five jackets that will keep you warm and stylish this winter. Since all these jackets are $75 dollars and under, it means you can even snag a coffee on your way to class feeling guilt-free. 1.The Chambray Military […]

Closet profile: Megan Little draws style inspiration from her favorite eras

By on Monday, Nov. 3 at 10:18 pm.

Name: Megan Little Year: Sophomore Major: Landscape Architecture Hometown: Los Angeles, California Describe your style in one sentence: I would say comfortable, sustainable and put together. Fashion inspiration: A combination of of 60s mod-like Twiggy, 70s bohemian and the 90s. I draw inspiration from a lot of different eras and people. Favorite recent purchase: My […]

Seasonal beauty trends to fall in love with

By on Monday, Nov. 3 at 12:12 pm.

As the leaves change colors, you should feel inspired to do the same. Fall is the perfect excuse to bring out seasonal colors and revamp your typical beauty routine. My favorite colors to incorporate this season are dark, red-toned browns, rose, copper, gold and dark purple. It has also become apparent flipping through magazines and taking […]

Schooled in Style: Professor Michael Allan discusses his style in this Q&A

By on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 5:54 pm.

Most professors maintain a pretty conservative sense of style when they’re at work, but every now and then we get professors with superb taste. We might even find ourselves thinking, “Wow, that’s a really nice shirt,” while spacing off in the middle of lectures. This closet profile honors one of those classy professors: Michael Allan of the Comparative Literature Department. “He […]

Foxes, pimps and cat suits, oh my! Second-Hand Zombies: The Salvaged Costume Show

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 2:13 pm.

Wednesday night, a fox, a Cleopatra, a sailor and many more creative costumes hit the runway in the Erb Memorial Union Ballroom at the very first Second-Hand Zombies: The Salvaged Costume Show. This fashion show featured creative thrift store costumes from Kitsch-22, Custom Cranium and Buffalo Exchange. The event was orchestrated by two campus publications, Her Campus Oregon and Envision. […]

How study abroad experiences influence style

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 10:10 pm.

Studying abroad. Ask any college graduate, professor or student who has just gotten back from overseas — spending part of your education somewhere besides Eugene is a must. Going abroad offers a multitude of incredible benefits, but more than getting credits or learning a language, studying abroad seems to serve as an opportunity to immerse […]

Scary fun with Second-Hand Zombies: The Salvaged Costume Show

By on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 8:01 pm.

With Halloween right around the corner, everyone is trying to figure out their costumes. This year, if you’re on a budget, but still want to look great, snag some inspiration from the models at the Second-Hand Zombies: The Salvaged Costume Show this Wednesday (October 22) in the EMU ballroom. This event will be showcasing the […]

Emily Chounlamany’s job at Nordstrom and how it altered her view on fashion

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 12:11 pm.

Name: Emily Chounlamany Year: Sophomore From: Seattle, Washington I would describe my style as: Sophisticated and simple with bold accents. The predominant color in my wardrobe is grey. Favorite trends: One of my favorite trends would be the bohemian look. I like it but it’s not really my style. Instead of going full boho, I […]