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The Lafayette Style Watch: Semi-Formal

Aleni MacKarey December 5, 2014

It's the holiday season. Every year, the month of December brings several exciting festivities to our calendars. It is time to suck in the stomachs we have unfortunately acquired from the cookies and cocoa,...

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Aleni MacKarey November 14, 2014

Although Mother Nature has given us a run for our money this semester, it is still fall. We still have reason to embrace the cozy chic items such as sweaters, jeans, puffy vests, boots and furs. Fur, animal...

The Lafayette Style Watch: Tote Bag

Aleni MacKarey November 7, 2014

The term "tote" actually means, "to carry." It is no wonder these bags, seen everywhere today, are identified by that word. Tote bags typically have two handles in the center top of each side, with a roomy...

The Lafayette Style Watch: The Leather Jacket

Aleni MacKarey October 31, 2014

Tossing a leather jacket on with any outfit instantly upgrades your look from casual to cool. With its popularity peaking during World War II, the jacket, which was cherished for their insulated warmth,...

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Aleni MacKarey October 24, 2014

The graphic tee first made its appearance in the 1950s when resort companies would paste their logos on tees, and Disney characters could be projected on the cotton. Since then, the trend has taken off....

Lafayette Style Watch: The Shift Dress

Aleni MacKarey October 10, 2014

This week Aleni takes a look at the shift dress. Where did this style originate and why is it such a popular choice for casual dress wear? Lafayette College students lead busy lives. With work piling...

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Aleni MacKarey October 3, 2014

This Week, Style columnist Aleni Mackarey takes on the fashion trend of printed pants. Are these faded trousers here to stay? Denim jeans have been universally known as a closet staple. Their comfort,...

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Aleni MacKarey September 26, 2014

We have now officially moved into the first week of Fall. Whether we are prepared for it or not, we must transition our cotton sundresses to chunky sweaters, and our dainty sandals to sturdy close-toed...

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Aleni MacKarey September 19, 2014

Since 1869, Lafayette College’s chapter of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity has celebrated Bid Day. A tradition for fraternities worldwide, Bid Day is a time when brothers first extend the invitation to new...

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