Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Pop of Color- Inside Dining Hall, Busch

Gabriel Marques
Jacket-- Urban Outfitters Anderson D collection, Shoes--Aviat Mavericks, Jeans--510 Levis, Vest-- H&M, Shirt--Urban Outfitters

In a classic all black ensemble, Gabriel's addition of a plaid turquoise shirt and a matching tie gives his look a unique edge while still keeping it sophisticated and sleek. His outfit also shows the importance of fitted clothing and how it has the ability to transform a look.


Jean-Paul Gaultier for Target

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Jean-Paul Gaultier, French fashion's enfant terrible, has recently launched a womenswear line for American mega retailer Target. Gaultier has created daring designs since the 1970s, including skirts for men and Madonna's "cone bra." His newest collection offers his signature French flair, as seen below.

Lovely, yes? Dresses range from $34.99 to $59.99. The yellow dress, as seen on the left, is a slightly greener shade in real life, but nevertheless gorgeous. The leather bomber, as worn on the middle model, costs $199.99. These prices are comparable to those at a slightly more expensive boutique. Save your pennies!

This lookbook stresses Gaultier's love for mixing colors and prints. (Notice the repeated use of tattoo-like leggings!) These styles are for the girl who takes inspiration from everything and is not afraid to stand out in the crowd--in other words, your typical Scarlet Style reader. Check out the full collection here. Merchandise changes quickly, so keep your eyes peeled!

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Ready for Spring-- Language Lab, College Ave

Jessica Tynes
Shoes--Rampage via Ross, Tights--Luxury by Target, Skirt--Thrifted/Revamped/DIY/Beat Up, Sweater--Thrifted, Glasses--Zenni Optical

Jessica's outfit demonstrates perfectly how a winter look can be transitioned for spring. Instead of the wintry neutrals and dark colors, she opts for a bright yellow coat over a floral patterned blouse, and finishes off with her unique pink tights.


Thursday, March 25, 2010

Ready for GQ--College Ave

Scott Lazes
Blazer--Salvation Army, Shirt--Perry Ellis, Pants--Target, Shoes--Levi's

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Statement Piece-- College Ave

Arabelle Luke
Hat--Gift, Shirt--L'amour, Jeans--Charlotte Russe, Hoodie--Express, Sneakers--Converse

Saturday, March 20, 2010

College Students: On the Hunt for a Summer Job

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Summer doesn't officially begin until June 21st--and Rutgers exams end May 12th--but that shouldn't stop anyone from hunting for a job. Now is the perfect oppurtunity to go after what you want, especially if it's a career in the fashion industry.

Have you always dreamt of working at a major magazine, a la The Devil Wears Prada or Ugly Betty? Right now, tons of magazine publications are on the hunt for interns, including in the editorial and fashion departments. For listings, check ed2010 and Mediabistro. Magazines featured include TeenVOGUE, DETAILS, and W, among others. Keep in mind, though, that most internships are unpaid and that you will probably work long hours.

Want to intern at a fashion house? Assist a stylist? A combination of both? A good resource is freefashioninternships. The site posts listings from major labels, including Zac Posen, Elie Tahari, and Gucci, along with up-and-coming stylists, designers, and PR firms.

Of course, you can always gain experience by simply working in a retail position at a clothing store. Urban Outfitters and American Apparel both have openings in their New Jersey stores--AA even prides itself on frequently hosting open call interview days.

Applying for any of these positions comes with stiff competition. Keep the following in mind:

  • Make sure that your cover letter is tailored to the company in question. You want to show your interest in and knowledge of the business.

  • Your resume should be typo-free and as up-to-date as possible. Have you held down a part-time job during the semester? Are you familiar with HTML, Microsoft Office, and the like? List your skills!

  • If you don't hear back from someone, don't be afraid to send a follow-up e-mail a week later, stressing that you remain very interested in a position. You never know what could happen...


Friday, March 5, 2010

Timeless Style--College Ave

Ben Davis
Cardigan--Zara, Shirt--J.Crew, Jeans--Levi's 511s, Boots--R.J. Croft

Ben's outfit is a perfect example of a sharp look for class. By sticking to classics, like boot-cut jeans and a blue button-down, he's able to wear a slightly quirky sweater. The sweater's detailing, including elbow patches and woven-leather buttons, help him stand out from the pack.


Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Collegiate Cool--Frelinghuysen, College Ave

Mackenzie Kimmel
Pants--J.Crew, Scarf--Canal Street, Jacket--See by Chloe, Shoes--Apostrophe, Bag--Coach, Shirt--Boy's Department

Mackenzie's outfit is a refreshing take on how to pull off a menswear-inspired look. The masculinity of the shirt and blazer paired with the softness of the green velvet shoes creates a perfect balance, and shows how menswear can be worn and still look feminine.


Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Star Wars Chic--Katzenbach, Douglass

Samantha Hone
Dress--Vintage (Vintage Alley, Verona, NJ), Shoes--MJM Shoes, Sweater--Gift, Boba Fett Bag--Gift

Monday, March 1, 2010

Hints of Color--Neilson Dining Hall, Douglass

Ariel Navarro
Cardigan--Nordstrom, Dress--Old Navy, Tights--H&M, Boots--Vintage