Changing the world starts one sole at a time. No - that's not a typo. It's a revolutionary philosophy that former "The Amazing Race" reality star Blake Mycoskie lives by. When he started Toms Shoes three years ago, he promised that with every shoe purchased another would be donated to a developing nation.
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Ching-Ya Ni, 19, a UF sophomore, masters the art of boho chic in this fun and versatile school ensemble. Her layered look adds new flair to pieces found in her closet. Ni says she doesn't follow trends, but she can't wait to pull out her fall clothing this season. Try looking through your closet and pairing clothing together in new ways to create a look for fall. Adding colored tights underneath flowing dresses or shorts takes a summer look and transforms it for the winter. Also, play with different sizes of belts and boots to add a little edge to the ensemble. Mix and match different accessories that will keep your outfits looking fresh for the entire season.
From broadcasting on ESPN to winning Heisman trophies, Gator students prove their success through athletics, scholarship, and perhaps less recognized, their fashion sense.
A lot goes into picking the perfect wedding. One has to consider location, temperature, theme, guest list, and so on. And this isn't just the case for choosing The Wedding Dress, this is just for those fortunate souls that get invited to partake in the celebration.
The hot, summer sun and cloudless skies are the perfect combination for sundresses and baring some skin. Shorts, mini dresses and sheer fabrics can either make the summer a three-month fashion show under the sun or a nightmare.
Fashion and street-style blogs are usually based in big cities where fashion has a heavy presence, and the style savvy roam the streets and make it easy for bloggers to click their cameras and post the pictures for all the world to see.
A flurry of colors and designs ranging from cartoon floral prints to men on fishing boats adorn the kimonos now on display at the Harn Museum. One "little boy kimono" is embellished with images of battle ships and airplanes flying over water, which signifies the mark of World War II. Many of the women's kimonos display vibrant colors and geometric shapes. These were to mimic the idea of "art deco," influenced from Western culture. Fashioning Kimono, the exhibit flaunting numerous types of kimonos, dates from the late 19th century to early 20th century.
When you throw a festival of some sort, typically it is supposed to be in a location that has something to do with what the festival is about.
The malls were packed, elaborate sale signs hung decoratively in store windows and anxious souls swarmed the racks searching for the perfect gifts to go under the tree, but nobody bought much. Despite the garland and 20-inch snowflakes, shoppers were in unprecedentedly low spirits this holiday season.
It's that time again. The Florida air is getting chillier, the countdown to winter break is getting shorter and your mother's reminders of all the things you have to do when you get home are becoming a daily staple. No doubt the majority of you will have to attend some holiday function over your winter break, whether you want to or not, and I'm here to help you make sure that you look your best. Even if your dad's office party is so boring you are contemplating faking food poisoning, at least you'll look fabulous doing it.
Do you know what my favorite part about Thanksgiving is? It's not the food or the good company or even the days off of school. It's Black Friday. For the fashion unaware, Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving when almost everything goes on sale. Electronics, clothing, you name it. Chances are, there is something seriously discounted. Black Friday is a vicious battle, and it is every man, woman and child for himself or herself.
Last week I think everyone had a WTF moment. Cold? In October? In Florida? No way! It was definitely a surprise to wake up and have it be 30 degrees outside. I mean come on, Mother Nature, we're not North Carolina. We're Florida - it shouldn't get cold here. Thankfully, it seems to have warmed up for now, but the cold weather got me thinking: Winter is approaching. And what better way to celebrate the upcoming winter season than discussing one of my favorite accessories: scarves.