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Hipsters of Paris

In The Art of Travel Fall 2015, Paris, Style by Firozah NajmiLeave a Comment

When asked to describe my neighborhood here in France, I mutter something along the lines of “the West Village of Paris”. Chic yet no-name boutiques, an abundance of eclectic bars, and dozens of ultra-modern ambiguous “design” shops all litter the streets of the 11th arrondissement. There’s always distant club music playing, and an unmistakable medley of Nutella crêpes mixed with …

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The same

In Florence, The Art of Travel Fall 2015, Style by Erica Pappas1 Comment

The other day I was Skyping with my dad and he paused mid-sentence to say, “Erica, you’re looking very Italian today.” Puzzled, I looked down at my clothes. I was, and currently am, wearing what a friend once referred to as my “uniform”: high waisted dark wash jeans, a crop top, Converse, and my hair falling out of a bun. …

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Sausage Sizzles

In The Art of Travel Fall 2015, Sydney, Style by Christina Buru2 Comments

“Spirit of Place”, I think it’s something Australia has in abundance. There are so many times I’ve learned things that made me question “Is Australia a real country?” – I mean that in the most loving way. Obviously I don’t really question that, but the quirks of the country make me laugh and have brought me endless entertainment. Australia: the …

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Ode to the driving loafer

In The Art of Travel Fall 2015, Madrid, Style by Daniel McElroy1 Comment

I think we’re all fairly well acquainted with the stereotype that European men typically dress better than their American counterparts. From clothes that actually fit properly to more effort than just a t-shirt and jeans (unless the look is intentional), the men of this continent have their style figured out. I’ve been making this observation to different degrees as I’ve …

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A Difference in Style

In Florence, The Art of Travel Fall 2015, Style by Lindsey Giostra1 Comment

Style is an original and personal aesthetic. It should embody an individual and not be considered a temporary trend. The way a woman dresses is symbolic of her confidence, attitude, and being. At the same time, every city has its own style. London, Stockholm, Madrid, Florence, and Paris all possess distinctive manners. Some are based on tradition, while others are …