Maintaining the Man Bun

Men everywhere are growing out their locks to get buns—man buns, that is. Proclaimed the year of the man bun (“mun”) by The Hollywood Reporter, 2015 has shown that the rebelliously cool hairstyle is no longer reserved for rock gods. Men with different senses of style are receiving their fair share of criticism and praise as they grow their hair long enough to pull back and tie up.

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Bringing European Street Style to the Classroom

At 10 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, Professor Anna von der Goltz can be found behind ICC 108’s podium most likely sporting ankle boots, skinny jeans, and a blouse paired with a straight cut blazer. In her own words, her fashion choices are “sometimes quite androgynous, certainly more than many American women dress,” and heavily reliant on dark colors. “I’m always dressed in black, maybe white, that’s kind of as far as it goes,” she notes. The effect is a classic, understated style that clearly reflects her European roots.

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Power Through Style

Attending a school like Georgetown, you’ve most likely stumbled upon the term “power dressing” more than once. This term applies to dressing in such a way to present oneself with authority and confidence, usually in the workplace. Power dressing is usually a term associated with women due to their relatively later entrance to the corporate world in comparison to men, as well as the prevalence of narrow expectations for men’s attire (i.e. suits). In the late 20th century, when women prominently gained the freedom to scale the corporate ladder, power dressing became a prominent feature of the image presented by the ‘efficacious woman.’

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