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DIY Revamp: How to Turn an Old Dress into a Maxi Skirt

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Maxi skirts are ideal for summertime – they are perfect for dates, picnics or just some fun shopping around town. So, I decided to reconstruct on old dress that wasn’t very flattering into a maxi skirt. With a little help from my scissors and sewing machine I transformed it from drab… to fab and I’ll […]

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10 Things You Learn During Your First Semester as a Fashion Design Major

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Photo Credit Fall semester of last year was the start of my sophomore year and therefore the beginning of my years as a fashion design major. Here at Parsons,¬†sophomores¬†are required to take five fashion core courses during their fall semester (along with studio electives, history, and liberal arts/ULEC). From these classes, I acquired a multitude […]

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5 Fashion and Beauty Resolutions for 2013

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New Year's resolutions

Photo Credit The start of a new year is a great time to wipe the slate clean and kick off a new era with better habits and fresh ambitions. Anything can happen in 2013 — get excited! To help you make 2013 your greatest sartorial year yet, I’ve listed a few New Year’s resolutions that […]

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DIY Chic: How to Shorten a Hem

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Any college girl knows that it can be a challenge to stay stylish without breaking the bank. But our DIY Chic column is here to bring College Fashion readers budget-friendly and easy do-it-yourself projects. If you are looking for more DIY inspiration, take a look at our past tutorials on making a multi-strand statement necklace, […]

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