Revolutionizing Recycling: Woodstock Bring Your Own

By  Jessica Barr Alexandra Bolotow, founder of Woodstock Bring Your Own (WBYO), has created a sustainable and affordable way to replace household products by providing “refillable cleaning and beauty products and other sustainable living items to help you on your low-waste journey.” The shop, situated on the bustling Tinker street in Woodstock, New York, has … Continue reading Revolutionizing Recycling: Woodstock Bring Your Own

History of Fashion: The Tiny Purse… oh, and Pockets

By Jessica Barr Although introduced into women’s wear long before Jacquemus first introduced the ‘Le Chiquito’ bag during his Fall Ready-to-Wear collection, the two models adorned with the accessory sparked a tiny purse to become an overwhelming trend. Practically, the tiny purse doesn’t make much sense. With phones getting bigger, why sport an accessory made … Continue reading History of Fashion: The Tiny Purse… oh, and Pockets

History of Fashion: The Legacy of Alexander McQueen

by Jessica Barr Known as “Enfant Terrible,” British fashion designer Alexander McQueen usurped the industry in the mid 90s with controversial designs, deviance and a complete disinterest in being liked. McQueen’s philosophy that fashion needed to be a mode of communication was demonstrated through his innovative designs, principally containing metaphors of politics and feminism. Alexander … Continue reading History of Fashion: The Legacy of Alexander McQueen