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Fashion Brands Expanding With More Plus-Size Options

Fashion Brands Expanding With More Plus-Size Options

Sara Bauknecht

September 10, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Style/Fashion

By Sara Bauknecht Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT) Everybody needs clothes, but clothes aren’t always designed to flatter every body. In the United States alone, more than half of women identify as plus-sized, which typically means they wear a size 14 or larger. Yet their spending traditionally has accounted f...

Clothes That Work For New Grads Hitting The Job Market

Clothes That Work For New Grads Hitting The Job Market

September 9, 2014


Filed under Style/Fashion

By Cristina Bolling The Charlotte Observer (MCT) You’ve earned the degree, nailed the interview and scored that first job. Now, it’s time to look the part. Navigating out of the casual college wardrobe and into workplace-appropriate outfits can be a pricey puzzle, but it doesn’t have to be. Ev...

As Summer Fades, White Still Works

As Summer Fades, White Still Works

September 4, 2014


Filed under Style/Fashion

By Elizabeth Wellington The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT) Summer may be on its way out, but you should let your summer whites — especially the flimsy cotton frocks, skinny jeans, and warm-weather-only pumps — hang around. White’s power move to the brisk weather makes complete fashion sense at a...

Denim Debate: To Wash or Not

Denim Debate: To Wash or Not

Aimee Blanchette

September 4, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Style/Fashion

By Aimee Blanchette Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh had some style advice for 501 fans recently at Fortune’s Brainstorm Green conference: Stop washing your jeans. “These jeans are maybe a year old, and these have yet to see a washing machine,” the denim honcho said of the p...

Does This Outfit Make Me Look Rude?

Does This Outfit Make Me Look Rude?

September 4, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Style/Fashion

By Debra Nussbaum The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT) Not to be pretentious by invoking Shakespeare, but sometimes when I’m at Dunkin’ Donuts, I think of his quote from “Hamlet” about clothing: “The apparel oft proclaims the man.” What is the guy in front of me in line proclaiming with his pajama ...

Project Prom: Teens Go For Classic Looks

April 3, 2014


Filed under Style/Fashion

By Aimee Blanchette Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) MINNEAPOLIS — From ancient Grecian style all the way to the grunge of the ‘90s, fashion trends of the past are making their way back to the high school prom. Some teenagers are even digging out their parents’ old photos for inspiration and fi...

From History To Haute Couture

April 1, 2014


Filed under Style/Fashion

LOS ANGELES — Today it’s rare to see a piece of celebrity-worn apparel — on screen or off — that can’t be identified and even purchased with a few mouse clicks. From politician Sarah Palin’s eyeglass frames (Kawasaki 704s) to film protagonist Jay Gatsby’s bow tie (Brooks Bros.), the power...

Christmas Outfits

Elizabeth Cornett, Editor in Chief

December 3, 2013


Filed under Style/Fashion

Growing up, little girls were bought a Christmas dress or a nice outfit to wear to church or family gatherings. As those girls grow up, the need for a new Christmas outfit is still there. For most women, that outfit is only worn once or twice and then forgot about but what if you bought a complete outfit...

Hunter Chic: No Hiding Fashion World’s Love of Camouflage

November 21, 2013


Filed under Style/Fashion

By Joe Taschler Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (MCT) MILWAUKEE — Camouflage clothing is in vogue — and not just among those who are trying to remain invisible to white-tailed deer and other critters. “It’s a trend that is most popular now in the U.S. and Europe, but has seen its time...

The Perfect Jeans

Elizabeth Cornett, Editor in Chief

November 19, 2013


Filed under Style/Fashion

Every woman should be confident in herself, in what she stands for, and especially what she wears. If you think that you are not good enough or pretty enough, think again, you are. You do not need the best genes to have the perfect pair of jeans in your wardrobe. Tell yourself every morning, you are...

Best Dressed October 3

Best Dressed October 3

October 3, 2013


Filed under Style/Fashion

See all the Best Dressed candidates for the week of October 3rd at  our Flickr Page!      ...

The Two New Fashion Divas

Elizabeth Cornett & Whitney Tyrrell

October 3, 2013


Filed under Style/Fashion

Whit and I will be updating this every week to help the students and faculty of NECC stay in check with the latest fashions. We will be posting pictures of the best dressed on campus every week. If you have style questions, ask us on the Viewpoint's facebook and twitter accounts. Follow @neccviewpoint...

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