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….

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…

Cutting-Edge Fashion: Virgil Abloh’s “Nothing New”

One of the top autumn collections this year is Virgil Abloh’s brand new “Nothing New” collection for Off-White.  “Nothing New” holds captive the strikingly bucolic chic fall vibes we’ve all been so desperately craving. Virgil Abloh is an American designer and the founder of the Milan-based Off-White label; he’s also well-known for his role as…

Forget the Labor Day Rule; Wear White this Fall and Winter

Have you ever been told that you can’t wear white after Labor Day?  Furthermore, do you try your best to comply with that rule? Well, did you know that you have the option of not observing it anymore? That’s right – it’s not the worst thing in the world to wear white in the fall and…

The Gucci Aesthetic

Gucci: bold, stunning… strange. Every single month, I open up my brand new Vogue, carefully flip through those gorgeous photography spreads, and come to an abrupt halt when I see the Gucci advertisements. I can never tell if what I’m gazing at leans more towards high fashion or extravagant artwork – Gucci’s advertisements are consistently that spectacular. Of course,…