I have a lot of regrets about my college education.
I regret that tuition was $40,000 a year, so that my classmates were mostly rich, white kids. I regret that I am paying back thousands in student loans. I regret that my journalism program forced me to take an introductory class on reporting, even… More »
Here’s a guaranteed way to secure your place as the coolest kid in school: Show up the first day with designer supplies by Marc Jacobs (watch out, Lisa Frank). Following the launch of his bookstore in NYC’s West Village (adorably named Bookmarc), MJ has created a small collection of back-to-school supplies in a similar bookish… More »
“The girl who eats her feelings” is a new trend-setting clique to emulate, says W magazine’s recent piece on back-to-school style. If they were trying to describe the trend of wearing “curve-enhancing dresses worn with plenty of attitude,” why would they call that dressing like “the girl who eats her feelings”? That’s just … being… More »
Is pre-Fourth of July too early to talk about back to school? Probably! Either way, Georgia Jagger, aka Mick Jagger’s daughter, gives readers of Vogue China a peek at what students may be wearing on chicer campuses this fall. That is, if a girl’s got a serious budget. The looks are an eclectic mix of… More »
Hurray! Despite the grim economic climate, there is good news for back to school style. Fashion forecasters and experts are predicting a trend that is easy on the eyes and wallet: individuality. Stylists are not predicting any new radical “must haves” clothes or “will die without” accessories. Instead, we are seeing familiar popular trends getting… More »
While we always hated going back to school, we loved the getting fresh school supplies part. So if these Swarovski crystal pencils had been around, we would have insisted on buying three packs. Sure, there’s no eraser on them, but who cares? Plus, we found the perfect equally shiny pencil case. Hmm…at $3295, maybe not,… More »
It’s been years since I had a legitimate reason to do back-to-school shopping, but it’s practically Pavlovian how I always get the urge to update my wardrobe as soon as the slightest breeze whips through the end of summer. And what’s a back-to-school shopping spree without a brand-new bag? This year, I’m craving the Robert… More »