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Fashion Archives * Mace and Crown

Yves Saint Laurent: ‘The Perfection of Style’

August 21, 2017 |

Elizabeth Proffitt | Contributing Writer

The timeless style and grace of Yves Saint Laurent is on show at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond until Aug. 27.  

The collection on show is picked from the Fondation Pierre Bergé—Yves Saint … Read More

Slover Hosts House of VII’s Inaugural Metallic Gala

April 10, 2017 |

Kamaria Mason | Contributing Writer

“Virginia is for lovers of fashion,” Ron Cooke said at Slover Library in downtown Norfolk on April 1. This motto was the theme as models and guests alike were dressed to the nines as they celebrated … Read More

Monarch Style: How to Prep for Summer

April 8, 2017 |

Kim Bering | Staff Writer

Promote a summer babe ambience by hitting the student recreation center before beach season starts, and continuing during the season. The people who tell you that you’ll feel better after working out are partially right and wrong. … Read More

Killing the Fashion Myth: Self-Image Versus Vanity

March 24, 2017 |

Shana Blue | Contributing Writer

Image can be defined in several ways. Some will say it’s your own identity, your outer appearance or even an outer representation of yourself. Glance at a dictionary and you’ll find image as a noun or … Read More

Cultural and Politically Inspired Collections at Fashion Month

March 17, 2017 |

Kim Bering | Staff Writer

Fashion month 2017 came to a close, leaving the thousands of designs and collections readily available. As most designers tend to gravitate more towards wearable statement fashion, several designers took a meaningful turn this year. Many … Read More

‘Mr. GQ Blue Scholarship Pageant’: Politics Never Looked So Good

December 6, 2016 |

Briel Felton Contributing Writer

In an interview with Elexiss Allison, the first vice president of the Rho Nu Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., it was said that the “Mr. GQ Blue Pageant” began in the early ‘90s. The vision … Read More

Monarch Style: The Best Fall Beauty Must-Haves

October 29, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Beauty reaches its peak in the fall. A splash of berry lipstick with a golden smoky eye looks great with any outfit. Every beauty enthusiast needs a handful of new products for fall. There are proper products … Read More

Styling Tips from Gigi Hadid

September 9, 2016 |

Monarch Style

Kim Bering

Staff Writer

Vogue model Gigi Hadid has mastered the art of street style. She struts urban streets clad in Adidas sneakers, Tommy Hilfiger hoodies and Revolve denim jeans. Hadid defies all rules of fashion by mixing together chic designer … Read More

ODU Junior DeMontaz Brown Launches Hats with a Message

April 22, 2016 |

Anika Williams Contributing Writer

In January 2016, ODU junior DeMontaz Brown launched his brand “My Melanin,” which offers a line of hats bearing the word “Melanin.” With his line of products, Brown focuses on delivering a culturally relevant message. His brand “My Melanin” … Read More

UPDATES: Organic Lifestyle Group Broccoli City to Hold 4th Annual Festival in D.C.

April 4, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

Update (April 5, 1:15 p.m.): The festival is now completely sold out.

The 4th annual Broccoli City Festival will return to Gateway DC Pavilion on Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016 from 12-10 p.m. Along with headliners Future and Jhené … Read More

Monarch Style: How to Thrift Like a Pro

March 30, 2016 |

Kimberly Bering Contributing Writer

Thrift stores are often a frowned upon method of shopping. A peculiar combination of thoughts ensnares your senses when walking into a thrift store, evoking mixed feelings for some: “There is too much to look at… this … Read More

10 Ways to Dress Like a Fashion Blogger

March 2, 2016 |

Kimberly Bering Contributing Writer

Blogger style: the combination of simple and chic. So many instagrammers, wild pinners on Pinterest and social media lovers look to bloggers for style advice. The advantage of blogger style is its simplicity and creativity. Even if … Read More

Bringing Paris Fashion Week to ODU

February 19, 2016 |

Kimberly Bering Contributing Writer

As Paris Fashion Week comes to a close, fashionistas everywhere begin to formulate outfits inspired by the genius of designers. Even on ODU’s campus, style constantly evolves day to day from comfy college wear to chic street style. … Read More

In Memoriam: The Day Bowie Died

January 16, 2016 |

Shannon Jay Staff Writer

Music lost a legend last week, but the eccentric David Bowie got a chance to say goodbye in his own avant-garde and allusive way.

When “Blackstar” was released on Jan. 8, Bowie’s 69th birthday, he seemed to … Read More

Monarch Style: Jo-Ann Estes gets ready for Winter Temps

November 14, 2015 |

Clare Benedetto Contributing Writer

Jo-Ann Estes, a Monarch senior pursuing a degree in International Studies, was spotted outside of MGB looking fashionable, influenced by dropping temperatures.

When asked … Read More

Monarch Style: Haja Sheriff Dresses to the Warm Autumn Weather

November 5, 2015 |

Clare Benedetto Contributing Writer

When spotted outside of MGB, Haja Sheriff, a freshman majoring in International Studies, revealed that the favorable weather was what spurred her to dress up.

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