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Mace and Crown | May 20, 2018

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Monarch Style Archives * Mace and Crown

Monarch Style: Festival Edition

April 13, 2017 |

Kim Bering | Staff Writer

The season of concerts and music festivals is nearly here, so it’s time to appreciate great music, relaxed vibes and of course, festival fashion. Festival fashion receives its own genre of style since the combination of … Read More

Monarch Style: Four Spring Essentials and How to Style Them

March 30, 2017 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Since April showers bring May flowers, your wardrobe needs to be equipped with fashionable fundamentals for the upcoming weather. The rainy days, exams, concerts and beach trips provide a long list of pieces to buy in order … 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

Monarch Style: Spring Fashion from New York Fashion Week

February 23, 2017 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Spring weather approaches fast, but it’s not quite time to put away your winter coats and boots just yet. This awkward pre-season fashion is perplexing and makes the perfect setting for an overly crowded closet. Since New … Read More

Monarch Style: Best Dressed at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards

February 15, 2017 |

Kim Bering

Staff Writer

The red carpet fashion at the  59th Annual Grammy Awards was filled with daring, subtle, political and classic ensembles from several prominent designers. Some celebrities decided to play it safe with form-fitting evening gowns and classic suits, while others … Read More

Monarch Style: Best Bloggers to Follow in the Spring

February 9, 2017 |

Kim Bering

Staff Writer

Spring is right around the corner, which means an inevitable surplus of pastels, ruffles, dresses and floral galore. Along with students, bloggers adore spring fashion because it’s the perfect time to break out the pastel colors and feminine … Read More

Monarch Style: The ‘90s Mom Jean Trend

February 3, 2017 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Trends have a way of recirculating back in style after a designated amount of time. The resurgence of mom jeans with sneakers, crop-tops and penny loafers are examples of that. The ‘90s vibe has been going strong … Read More

Monarch Style: Inside Chanel’s Spring-Summer 2017 Collection

January 27, 2017 |

Kim Bering

Staff Writer

Karl Lagerfeld, successful head designer for Chanel, introduced his newest designs for the 2017 Spring-Summer Haute Couture collection. The different “sets” within the collection were categorized by style and heavily inspired by the brand’s iconic founder, Coco Chanel. … Read More

Monarch Style: Understanding French Style

January 20, 2017 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

The French take style seriously. Although the typical Parisian façade exists through wearing a beret, a red striped shirt and a silk scarf, classic French style circulates around a few cardinal rules. Be simple, feminine and always … Read More

Monarch Style: The 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

December 15, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

The 20th Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show dazzled the audience as per usual, but this year it took place at the Grand Palais in the dreamy city of Paris. Over 50 models walked the runway in six different … Read More

Monarch Style: Campus Holiday Style Guide

December 10, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Holiday fashion is upon us. It’s time to pull out all the sequins, velvet and festive colors from last year. Sometimes finding fancy clothes that can be reused is difficult. Outfits for holiday parties, Christmas dinner and … Read More

Monarch Style: What to Buy in Boutiques

November 28, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Boutique shopping is a great way to find eccentric clothes. Most of them have clothing, accessories, home décor and gift items that are not commonly seen in other stores. The unordinary items found in boutiques can diversify … Read More

Blogger Fashion: Trendy Meets Classic

November 20, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Bloggers somehow manage to look chic every single day. Their daily blog posts and outfit details are proof of that. They are our fashion inspiration year round, but somehow manage to look even better in the fall. … Read More

Helpful Habits for Fashionistas

November 12, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Every fashion lover has a habitual routine that impacts their style on a daily basis. Looking put together doesn’t just happen naturally. It takes thought and effort. There are some tips that can help us begin to … 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