Confessions of a Loner

To be honest, autumn has become a bit of a tough time for me. It was always one of my favorite times of year, especially as a teenager. It included Halloween, for one — I’ve always been head-over-heels for fantasy, dress-up, and makeup. When I reached high school and made real friends for the first…

99%IS’s Bajowoo Kicks High Fashion Up a Notch

Seoul’s celebrated Bajowoo absolutely slayed 99%IS’s Spring 2018 collection. In fact, he went full metal with it – the runway debut of the collection absolutely screams rebellion, and Vogue even went so far as to describe the corresponding photo shoot as “the most sublime, subversive fashion shoot in Seoul”. As usual, Vogue is not wrong….

7 Metal Hair Colors for Fall and Early Winter

The cold weather has finally struck, and it’s absolutely lovely.  Additionally, November and December are totally some of the best months for high fashion looks. But, as we adjust our wardrobes for that late fall and early winter chill, we have to ask ourselves which colors we can actually dye our hair during this time…

A Guide to Navigating Trends

Trends are tough, and there are so many questions that come with them. When do you follow the trends?  When should you make the investment in them?  How do you know how long they’ll last? Unless you’re knee-deep in the fashion world, identifying and keeping up with the trends can be extremely difficult (although it’s not…

Everything Incredible about Charlotte Russe’s “Velvet Everything” Collection

Just in case I haven’t managed to make it clear by now, this blog absolutely adores all things velvet. That’s why, here in Amaranthine Land, Charlotte Russe’s featured “Velvet Everything” collection is such a huge deal.  It’s everything that any velvet-lover could ever dream of [and then some]. I’ll be honest; I despised velvet when I was…

5 Ways to Conquer the “Nothing to Wear” Syndrome this Fall

Once again, you gaze into your closet and say, “UGHHHHH.  I have nothing to wear.  I really need to go shopping.” If another person is present, they might say, “There is literally tons of clothing right in front of us.  You have more than enough to wear.” This person’s statement is beyond frustrating, and you…

11 Reasons Why the World is Your Runway

Coco Chanel once said, “Every day is a fashion show and the world is the runway.” That’s a brilliant point, Coco.  But if I may, I’d like to make a minor correction to that statement:  Every day is a fashion show and the world is your runway. The planet is our catwalk, and anyone can…