Madison Lehan is a columnist at the Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore who has not yet declared a major. Madison can be reached at [email protected]

Love It or Haute It: Tufts Athletic Apparel

With 28 varsity teams on campus, Tufts athletes constitute a sizable portion of the student body. They make their presence known through Instagram stories announcing games, rowdy post-practice Dewick meals and showing up to class in athletic gear straight from lift, among other things. However, the most prolific method of showing their participation in the […]

Love It or Haute It: Leather jackets

As temperatures begin to dip, and we head into the dreaded winter nights, people are starting to break out various outer layers to keep warm. We have reviewed flannels and capes, but we are all about options here at Love It or Haute It. So, today we will be discussing leather jackets and whether you […]

Love it or Haute it: Fanny packs

The fanny pack has been coming back in a huge way in the past year, but it is still a somewhat controversial look. Despite gracing the runways and numerous celebrities’ street looks, some still think that the fanny pack is an unnecessary accessory that would be better left in the closet. Today, Coco and Beans […]

Love It or Haute It: Capes

Capes have been called one of the new trends for this fall. They have graced runways for Céline, Burberry and Oscar de la Renta and are expected to make the jump from fashion shows to street wear in a huge way this year. The cape supposedly serves the purpose of keeping you warm while also having […]

Love It or Haute It: Flannels

Fall has been slow to arrive this year, but temperatures have finally started to dip. Symbols of fall are popping up all around us: Pumpkin Spice Lattes at Starbucks (and pumpkin spice coffee at Dewick!), pictures of apple-picking on my Instagram feed and crunchy leaf piles all around. Today, we discuss the classic flannel that […]

Love It or Haute It: Canadian Tuxedos

Nothing says fall is upon us like denim jackets. But today, we are not just going to tackle the jacket; we are here to discuss denim on denim. You guessed it: the Canadian Tuxedo. Though Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s relationship was short lived, the legacy that they built for this fashion statement lives on. […]

Love It or Haute It: UGGs

Surprising as it may be, UGGs have been popping up already around campus. While the Boston weather is unpredictable, one aspect of chilly weather we can all trust in is that people will be wearing UGGs. No one can separate the UGG brand from its iconic suede and sheepskin boots. Even as styles have changed, […]

Love it or haute it: Long jorts

As spring rolls around and we head into summer, everyone’s jorts are coming out. Today, we are discussing the specific category of long jorts. From Gigi Hadid to Cara Delevingne, celebrities have been wearing these to music festivals and on the streets alike. While these celebrities have done a great job rocking this outfit, some […]

Love it or Haute it: Biker shorts

From the Fashion Nova website to social media influencers’ Instagram photos, biker shorts are blowing up. In this week’s installment, Coco and Beans will decide: Is it Haute or Not? Coco: You may be asking yourself, “Why wear your athletic undergarments as a fashion statement?” Maybe because we all saw Kim Kardashian in Japan rocking […]

Love it or Haute it: Chunky sneakers

Chunky shoes are the rage these days. They come in all different sizes and variations: chunky sneakers, boots, heels and sandals. But the sneakers seem to have risen above the rest and asserted themselves as an essential item for celebrity and hypebeast street style. So today we, Coco (Colette) and Beans (Madison), decide: Do we love it […]