Black is the new black

Black is always in style no matter the year, season, or time of day. Just ask Lia Bänziger, who exemplifies how sophisticated one can look wearing black this season. Both classic and elegant, as well as slimming and easy to maintain, many students at UFV find the colour both practical and alluring.

Affordable, comfortable fashion, courtesy of sweaters

Julia Dovey has been going to UFV for four years now, working towards a bachelor of arts (BA) with a creative writing concentration. She is also looking forward to attending graduate school after finishing her BA. Julia describes her style as comfortable, saying, “If I could live on sweaters, I would.”

Fashion on campus: the ankle boot

When asked what advice she would give to students who shared a similar fashion sense and style, Emily had a few things to say: “Honestly, I recommend looking up styles that you like and taking that. I do a lot of online shopping because I find it’s easier to look at everything because I get overwhelmed in stores … I miss a lot of things I would have loved wearing.”

How to stay in style: go out of style

We’re bombarded with this idea that one thing, one style, one way of appearing is considered the fashion of the day. But what if I told you that the popular way of dressing today is dressing however the hell you want?

Complementary colours complement your clothes

Freezing isn’t fashionable. What is fashionable is maintaining your body at a comfortable temperature. To quote the great Donatella Versace, “Fashion is all about happiness,” and what better way to stay joyful in the face of a dull, dreary, wet, and windy winter than by staying abreast of the ever-changing ocean of imagination that we call fashion?

Ugly sweaters: precious “vest”-iges of past Christmases

It’s the holidays once more, and this means that a brave few wintertime Don Cherrys will dig deep into their attics to find their fuzziest and ugliest inheritances: their dads’ old Christmas sweaters. This time-honoured tradition has roots in the sartorial stylings of of the now-infamous Bill Cosby, and even Chevy Chase in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. But the real roots of these furry, gaudy faux pas go back to the most familiar place for most, the original hipsters: your parents.