Lasell students, faculty, and alumni gathered in de Witt Hall on Wednesday evening for a seminar entitled “Fashion is Alive and Well, and Living at Lasell College.” The seminar centered around the current happenings and opportunities in the world of fashion merchandising, and featured a keynote speaker as well as alumni and student panel discussions. The seminar yielded well over 100 attendees, including future Lasell … Continue reading Fashion Department Hosts Discovery Day Seminar
A nor’easter has hit Boston— hard. It’s early March, and winds are gusting well over 50 miles per hour. About four inches of rain will fall during the three day storm. Yet on this raw, blustery Friday (March 2, 2018), Claire Vargas and Weijian Luo are happily ascending the steps of Cambridge City Hall, where they have chosen to elope. They don’t mind the freezing … Continue reading Why are Millenials Choosing to Elope?
Professor Anne Trevenen leading a class. Photo by Paris Adams “I have just absolutely loved every single minute of it,” said Professor Anne Bernays Trevenen, newly appointed Associate Dean for The School of Fashion, reflecting on her 17 years of being a college professor. Seven of those years have been spent here at Lasell as an Associate Professor of Fashion Design. She will begin her … Continue reading Associate Dean Anne Trevenen Breathes New Life into the School of Fashion
Each year on the last weekend in April, the Athletic Center is transformed into a state of the art venue for Lasell’s prestigious Runway production. Runway is the annual collaborative result of a semester long project taken on by students within The School of Fashion. The show is entirely planned and produced by fashion communication and fashion merchandising students, and fashion design and production majors … Continue reading Lasell Prepares to Strut for Runway 2018
A single pair of heels click-clacked down a hallway lit by flickering fluorescent lights. As music started to intensify, more heels. Then the slam of a door. And finally, darkness. Close one’s eyes, and the image of a busy office just before close comes to mind. The rods of fluorescent lights beam brightly again, lighting the runway of Alexander Wang’s Autumn/Winter 2018 ready-to-wear show. A … Continue reading Wang’s Army of Boss Women Take Charge
If you’re a man who’s into his style, perhaps you’ve stumbled upon Paul McGregor’s Men’s Fashion Magazine, an online blog that details mens fashion and lifestyle. On the site you can find a variety of articles on men’s grooming, outfit inspiration, and self improvement. Serving as a place for men to find fashionable inspiration while learning to gain confidence, Men’s Fashion Magazine was founded by McGregor … Continue reading An Interview With Paul McGregor
Maria Grazia Chiuri was living in a blue world for her sophomore collection at Christian Dior. Moody lighting and a runway painted in shades of cobalt and navy set the scene for attendees, with models emerging onto the catwalk from a thick wave of fog. The collection itself consisted of looks done primarily in deep hues of navy, an ode to Christian Dior’s legacy, as … Continue reading A Blue World for Dior’s Fall/Winter 2017 Collection