(Cheap)er Chic

Let’s be honest. There are few things better than gaining access to high designer brands at affordable prices. Not so long ago, designer labels required lots of cash, but this is no longer the case. When fast fashion brands like H&M, Topshop, and Uniqlo introduced the concept of designer collaborations, people were excited to finally get their hands on the latest looks by top designers for affordable prices.

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Fyunka’s Fashion: A Saudi’s Stylish Success

Thursday, October 16th­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­—Georgetown’s Arab Society hosted a conversation with Saudi fashion designer, blogger, and creator of the fashion brand Fyunka, Alaa Balkhy. In the Arab fashion world, Alaa is a pioneer and trendsetter—her creation of the brand Fyunka marked the beginning of a burgeoning of local brands in Saudi Arabia. Her goal, through her signature designs, is not only to answer the demand for local products made for local customers but also to make statements about Arab culture.

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Stylish Sensei

Walking around campus every day, the variety of people you encounter can be both thrilling and a bit frightening. Members of the Georgetown community come from a huge array of backgrounds, and these backgrounds are reflected through the outward appearances of our diverse community.

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Yves Saint Laurent Immortalized On the Big Screen

Yves Saint Laurent is the first of two films featuring the late fashion designer that will debut in the States from France this fall. The film follows Laurent’s life from the time he took over as the artistic director of House of Dior at the impressive age of 21, through his rise to haute couture stardom, and finally to the late 70’s, when drugs and mental illness began to consume his life.  

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Women’s Fall Trends for Fall/Winter 2014 (and their M Street-Equivalents)

As soon as the models grace the runways for F/W, the 2014 trends are unveiled. Soon after, every major fashion magazine solidifies what’s in and what’s out in their September issues. Luckily for us, the trends of Haute Couture and Ready-to-Wear trickle down to M Street. At hilltop voGUe, we rummaged through the runways, scrutinized Style.com, and took notes of Anna Wintour’s pursed lips to help you avoid a fall faux pas.

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