Studying Abroad: Starting your own adventure

How to curate a wardrobe that’s functional and reflects your personality What to pack: Trying to decide what to pack during your time abroad can present a unique challenge of its own. You must be able to pack enough clothes to carry on your own and make it on the plane while having the clothes…

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Spotlight: Milan Fashion Week

Where catwalk and street wear collide, how to spend your next Fashion Week in Milan. An inside look on Autumn/ Winter trends, looks from Francesca Liberatore show, a show with an ethical cause.   Milan has always been considered one of the epicenters for fashion, with huge designer names like Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Emilio Pucci,…

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Talk the Talk: Fashion Lecture Series at LdM

The amount of career opportunities today in the Fashion Industry is so vast that sometimes we aren’t even sure where to start. Therefore, it is always delightful to learn about how other people created their dream job. But don’t be fooled, because behind all the success stories there is a lot of hard work. This and…

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Via de’ Tornabuoni – The Luxury Path

Do you remember the last time you went shopping in Florence? How was your experience? For those lucky individuals who have visited any of the boutiques located in Via de’ Tornabuoni, the answer might be “dreamy”. The reason? It’s Florence’s luxury street par excellence! One just needs to walk through the famous street and observe the…

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Fashion Forward

(The four “states of mind” compass that make up the predicted macro trends for spring/summer 2018) Fashion is an ever-changing culture. One may say it is impossible to predict what the future of fashion has in store, but according to Silvia Llamozas, a fashion forecaster for WGSN, there are four macro trends for the spring…

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The Chatroom: LdM Draping Class

Written by: Frances Connolly LdM Fall 2014 Fashion & Study Abroad student   ——————————————————————— Welcome to an inside look on LdM’s Draping class, where I’m chronicling conversations with students who are cooler than cool! Throughout this semester, the girls have been exploring a variety of approaches and methods in developing and analyzing patterns under the…

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Experiencing Pitti Uomo

Written by: Lindsay Profenno LdM Art History & Summer Session student   —————————————- As the primer platform for men’s fashion, where everything from dress shirts to ceramic bowties are on display for the fashion minded people of the world, Pitti Uomo gives the student of fashion a look into the world that they will soon have…

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