The $30 Outfit Challenge

An entire outfit? For $30 dollars or less? Is that even possible? The answer is yes! I decided to invite Hailey and Brittany, two fellow freshmen FMDS majors, to the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg so we could take... Continue Reading →


Do’s and Dont’s of Game day Attire

My first game day at Virginia Tech, I had absolutely no idea what to wear and was never told you need to be ready by 9 AM for these games! For that reason, my first game day outfit was sub... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Pick: 5 Eco-Friendly & Affordable Fashion Brands

When we buy new jeans for fall or shop online, we often don’t think about where are clothes come from besides the brand printed on the tag. The clothing and textile industry is one of the leading contributors to global... Continue Reading →

Cute & Casual Looks for Class

 If you're anything like me getting up and getting ready for 8 AM classes, even 9 AM's are a constant struggle. Most of my days I'm going to be on campus for the rest of the day and usually end... Continue Reading →

6 Essentials for a Professional Wardrobe

As you tweak your resume and polish your interviewing skills, it can be easy to forget about your clothes. However, having a sleek, professional look can be very important in your job hunt. How you dress is a representation of... Continue Reading →

The Fiber of the Future

Methane, or waste methane that comes from landfills, is much more potent than carbon dioxide and a massive environmental hazard. In California, the company Mango Materials is using waste methane to feed a certain type of bacteria that eats methane... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Websites for Internship Hunting

I know what you’re thinking. We JUST got back to school, why do we need to start looking for internships for next summer? The fashion industry is extremely competitive and fast-paced so we all need to stay ahead of the... Continue Reading →

Summer Trends to Keep in your Fall Wardrobe

Fall is finally here and I could not be happier. It's every Hokie's favorite season: football, tailgating, and of course even more opportunities to wear orange and maroon!  Having trouble coping with the thought of leaving those fun summer fashion... Continue Reading →

A Clothing Store With No Clothes for Sale: Nordstrom’s New Concept

It's no secret that the retailing industry has transformed, mainly due to the heavy shift from brick and mortar to e-commerce that was brought upon by Amazon--people just aren't shopping in stores like they used to. Because of this, many... Continue Reading →

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