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Hip-Hype

Hip-Hype

The most common question that I am asked is what I look for when photographing people. Do I like hipsters in rucksacks and oxfords? Do I like hypebeasts in fitteds and high tops? Yes and yes. Yes and no. No and no. There are definitely objective components to an outfit, but there are no set […]

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College Prep

College Prep

Preppy basics always seem to make an outfit work, whether they are suited up to the best proportions or paired with sneakers and loosely fit.  A tight-fitting pair of slacks, a tucked-in button-up, or a heavy rain jacket can be paired with the most mundane pieces to achieve a look that is still very clean […]

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Odd Eighth

Odd Eighth

This weekend Whole Earth Festival took place on campus grounds, breeding a site for the eccentric and putting together an eclectic mix of people.  Regardless of style, everyone photographed had something that stood out and passed an objective check-list that must be fulfilled for any genre of clothing. Yihua Shi’s shirt was an overwhelming garden […]

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Zigzag

Zigzag

Patterns are the easiest to spot because they just scream at you even when your eyes are half open at 8 in the morning. Danny Friedman proportions his sweater and tight jeans well. Diana Park’s sweater is beautiful and its cut makes her even taller.  The Buddha necklace adds a fun touch. Ben Levaton pulls […]

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Well-Thought-Out Effortlessness

Well-Thought-Out Effortlessness

Long sleeve thermals worn to sleep, untucked button-up shirts, and beat up Doc Martens are the unlikely candidates to become this week’s favorite pieces.  As last minute, overly simple, or oddly put together as these outfits may seem, they are beautiful.  One can only guess how long their wearers spent time to get ready in […]

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Spring Sewn

Spring Sewn

The new quarter is starting off with warmer weather.  It is finally time to showcase all of the tanks, shorts, and sandals that you bought over winter during the off-season sale, but couldn’t exactly wear yet. Jessica Stark can finally bring out flower prints.  She has an eclectic mix of colors that work well.  Don’t […]

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