Fashion

The Matching Game: Socks and Shoes

The Matching Game: Socks and Shoes

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Now that eternal winter at State College is on its way, we have to prepare…our feet. The time of open-toed wedges, strappy heel and flip flops is no longer. We are now in boot weather. It’s time to stock up the sock collection and get creative.

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Timberland Boots

Timberland Boots

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Lately, not being basic has been everyone’s main concern. We all know the classic traits of the basic Penn State girl are, and it’s been mocked endlessly. But we cannot forget that Penn State boys are just as likely to exhibit those basic boy traits too. One of those trends that we love to see when the weather gets colder is Timberland Boots.

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Nailed It: This Fall’s Hottest Nail Trends

Nailed It: This Fall’s Hottest Nail Trends

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Ask any true fashionista — cuticle care is crucial! Whether you prefer doing your nails at home or getting them done at the salon, a fresh manicure is clean, pretty, and just another way to express yourself and your style. This fall, we rounded up some of the most hip trends to keep your nail game on point.

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Shopping Your Closet This Halloweekend

Shopping Your Closet This Halloweekend

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You’re sitting in class on Thursday afternoon when you get a text from your friend reminding you that she’s throwing a social tomorrow night. As is protocol in these situations, you ask her what she plans on wearing and in response she sends you a picture of cat ears and a black leotard. Oh yeah… tomorrow’s Halloween, isn’t it?

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The Link Between Halloween Costumes and Body Image

The Link Between Halloween Costumes and Body Image

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It seems these days the only epidemics on everyone’s lips are medical. The news is constantly gathering facts, spreading the word, and making sure the people are well prepared in a fight that hopefully, we never have to face. But what about the epidemics that don’t get national coverage? What about the epidemic of negative body image?

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You Are What You Wear: Valley Chats with Penn State Fashion Blogger Simi OA

You Are What You Wear: Valley Chats with Penn State Fashion Blogger Simi OA

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Simi OA is a fifth-year senior from Lagos, Nigeria gracing Penn State with an unbeatable sense of style. Busy with her double major in psychology and business, Simi found spare time to create a blog sharing her passion for fashion with other college students. Although the site was started for fun, “House of Àrà” has gained feature on popular fashion websites like CollegeFashionista, Fashion Bomb Daily and The Style Hub.

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Shopping Made Easy for Tall Girls

Shopping Made Easy for Tall Girls

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Whether it was going through the awkward middle school phase of deciding what homecoming dress would be an “appropriate” length since your knees were two to three inches higher than your friends, or even battling the stress of not wanting to wear heels to prom just so you wouldn’t tower over your date. There is nothing wrong with being a tall girl, but dealing with the constant scrutiny of making sure the little things that other girls don’t have to worry about are in-check becomes a task in itself.

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