El Centro: Major fashion

While some students at Tufts pursue a single major from the 70 options they can choose from, many are passionate about a multitude of things and decide to add a minor, double or triple major. At times, people with a single major without a minor feel compelled to say that they’re “just” a computer science […]

The Lewkk showcases campus fashion, celebrates fashionistas

It isn’t often that people stop to notice others’ outfits amidst the daily grind, but Tufts’ own Instagram fashion blog The Lewkk (pronounced “the look”) is casting a spotlight on students’ personal styles and fashion choices. For The Lewkk’s creator Amari Diaw, fashion has always played an important role in her life. “Especially for me, […]

Celebrities light up the Academy Awards red carpet

As highly anticipated as the Oscar winners are, the fashion and red carpet trends at the Academy Awards are iconic, fascinating and divisive in their own right. Here are the highlights from this year’s celebrity looks on the Oscars’ red carpet. Several trends emerged at this year’s Oscars, but the trend of the night was, […]

Style Spotlight: Georgia Kay

Georgia Kay is a junior at Tufts who spoke with me about Melbourne style, her slight obsession with cravats and what she thinks are the biggest fashion faux pas. Parker Selman (PS): How would you describe your personal style? Georgia Kay (GK): It’s very Melbourne. Melbourne is the fashion capitol of Australia. There are a […]

Style Spotlight: Alice Tattevin

Alice Tattevin is a first-year from Paris, France who sat with me to discuss the difference between French and American fashion, her addiction to shoes and the benefits of everyday apparel over runway couture. Parker Selman: Where are you from? Alice Tattevin: Paris, France. PS: How does Parisian fashion differ from American styles? AT: I think it’s […]

Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’ covers give Swift’s music new life

“1989” (2014) was perhaps Taylor Swift’s biggest step away from her country singer-songwriter roots and toward the world of pop. She collaborated with high-profile pop producers like Max Martin and Shellback to create hits including the chart-topping “Shake it Off” and “Blank Space” and showed that album sales are not necessarily a thing of the past.  “1989” sold almost 1.3 million copies during […]

How To Wear Tailoring This Winter

“I find it very difficult,” says Bill Nighy, and there is no reason to doubt him, “not to say ‘for fuck’s sake’. Very few people use the f-word correctly and properly. It’s pronunciation. The insertion of it into a sentence.” Esquire notes that, a couple of weeks earlier, he had very nearly inserted into a […]