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Rooted in RVA: Urban Traders

Story by Briana Thornton  Photos by Spencer Sease  Four years ago, Charles Brown used his “exceptional ability to pick really prime locations” and opened Urban Traders at 1387 Broad Street. Since then, he’s been selling products from all around the world to a multicultural and diverse audience. But this isn’t just a retail store — […]

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Shop Sweetest Stitch for the Holidays

Story by Katelyn O’Neal  Photos by John DiJulio and Becca Schwartz Sweetest Stitch is a Richmond-based boutique owned by Niki Kong. The store started out as an e-commerce business in March 2015, focusing on online sales and pop-ups. Niki recently opened up her first storefront in Richmond, which is a milestone for the company. Sweetest Stitch […]

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VCstyleU: Erica Thompson ft. 7:77SALU

Story by Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez Photos by Solomon Bullet and Wanyeh Digital Illustration by Ammor Dennis  Some of you may have seen the viral tweet containing photos of some gorgeous VCU students sporting varied neutral body con style outfits. From the captivating designs to the jaw dropping models, it was almost too much beauty to […]

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Lonely Pine Gives Mother Nature a Sense of Style

Story by Briana Thornton   Melody Milleker leads a busy life. By day, she teaches 8th grade art students at a middle school in Prince George County, a job she describes as “exhausting but awesome.” And by night, she creates beautiful jewelry that repurposes nature’s rejects, perfect for those whose personal style lean towards the […]

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Lonely Pine Jewelry- Fall (Video)

Modeled by Stephanie Lugus Styled by Katelyn O’Neal Video by Monica Seagle Stay tuned for the Lonely Pine lookbook launching this Friday! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Fashion Staples

Story and Styling by Solleyha Mathurin Photos by Mia Navarro  Fashion: a popular trend; staple: a basic or necessary item. We can assume a fashion staple is an article of clothing, or accessory, worn on various occasions during different seasons, that enhances an outfit when layered. Everyone has their own style, but we all know […]

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VCstyleU: Josh Roth ft BNL

Story and Photos by Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez Josh Roth is hard to miss. The VCU junior, studying broadcast journalism, can be seen around campus sporting a top knot and at least one piece from his Beyond Night Life thrifted collection. Josh started Beyond Night Life with friends Micky and Smoove last May, but his love […]