RVA Girl Boss, Taylor Pitera and TAILOR

  Story By: Ashley Newman Photos by: Sophia Bain Fashion Direction: Aysia Ward River City Fashion Uprising wrapped up the TAILOR  photoshoot on Saturday, October 14th shot around Richmond’s chic downtown area which tied into Taylor’s Pitera’s street style inspiration. Interviewing Taylor, and I got to understand the inspiration behind TAILOR as well as Taylor’s […]

RVA Fall Fashion Weekend: A Glorious Recap

Story by Ashley Newman Photos By Trysten Evans   RVA’s fashion week was an experience unlike any other; the moment I stepped out of the elevators, more than 15 floors up, I was taken aback by the view of Richmond. There were multiple vendors out, selling makeup, clothing, and ties. I ended up purchasing a […]


Story by Trysten Evans Photos by Daniella Osuna The streets of Richmond were full of art and fashion enthusiasts on Friday Night. Day two of RVA Fall Fashion Weekend also fell on the city’s monthly First Fridays event. Galleries and boutiques left their doors open for all to be enthused during a Fashion Crawl. Two […]

Express Yourself: Back to School with ASHBY

Story by Anna DeBald Art Direction and Photos by Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez Fashion Direction: Aysia Ward and Sarah Elsadig Put away your Triangl bathing suits, high waisted jean shorts, and your Arizona Birkenstocks. As the humidity in the Richmond area slowly decreases, and the leaves begin to change, the looks you will be seeing around […]

All Aboard! MamerSass Reinvented Fashions

Story By Trysten Evans Photos by Sophia Bain   The vintage clothing industry has undoubtedly seen a shift from purpose to aesthetic over the years as a result of big fashion companies focusing on selling for profit. Despite this, MamerSass Reinvented Fashions stands out by dedicating themselves to bringing people authentic redesigned vintage while also […]

Mad Women – A Style Profile for Halcyon Vintage

Photos and Art Direction Monica Escamilla Story by Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez Model Courtney Lebow Make Up Solleyha Mathurin     On an August afternoon, the summer light seems to pour into the shop on North Robinson, bathing everything in sight in a golden glow. A glow that make sense, considering Halycon Vintage’s namesake. From furs […]

Fantastic Pink Plastic

Story and Photos by Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez  This weekend RCFU took something of a field trip, travelling to DC’s blissfully colorful art gallery Blind Whino for Pink Plastic‘s first ever pop up show! The event kicked off at 2pm yesterday and the venue was equally as fun as the brand itself. Pink Plastic prides itself on being […]


Story by Briana Thornton Photos by Dom Khun    Coachella may have already wrapped up its two weekends of desert fun, music festival is in full swing with quite the line-up for the upcoming summer. Music festivals have blown up over the last decade and the rush kicks off in March with South by Southwest […]

The Revolution: Ammo Stilo Takes RVA

Story by Stephen Clatterbuck Photos by Paige Horn Ammo Stilo, an emerging brand from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania prides itself on fearless expression through clothing by bringing high quality and thought provoking garments to the market. The brand recently released their Live to Die Collection at a pop-up at Monument on Broad. Stilo, an acronym for Some.Trendy.Individual.Living.Out.Loud, […]

RVA Fashion Week: Trunk Show

Story by Katelyn O’Neal Photos by Stephen Clatterbuck The 9th Annual RVA Fashion Week ended with the Trunk Show, which took place at Hardywood Craft Brewery. The trunk show featured a variety of items such as clothing, jewelry, art, beauty products and accessories from local RVA vendors. The vendors at the Trunk Show included Miranda […]