Getting Festive with Fab’rik!

  Story by Anna DeBald Photos by Dom Khun Much like you, we at River City Fashion Uprising adore the holidays. We love it for the unlimited Starbucks drinks, the exclusive sales, the aroma of fresh evergreen trees and more importantly, the fun that lies within dressing appropriately for seasonal festivities. We search for the […]

#RVABloggerBabes Live Among Chic: Confidence, Passion, and Winter Fashion!

Story by Christina Amano Dolan Photos by Trysten Evans  Dee and Sarah, dynamic duo fashion bloggers of Live Among Chic, revealed their inspiring and surprisingly relatable stories of young adulthood and their navigation through demanding college classes, job loss, juggling work, and – most significantly – struggling with confidence. No matter what phase in their […]

Vintage Decades Day Dream: NIGHTHAWKS Vintage

Story by Aayesha Poudel Photos by Monica Escamilla We often find ourselves dreaming of a different decade, lost in the trends, culture and lifestyle that it embodies. Local brand Nighthawks Vintage, embraces the nostalgia of the 80’s and 90’s, while reminding us that our current trends are not to be overlooked. Jessa began her company […]

Model Your Heart Charity Fashion Show: A Night of Captivating Creativity

Story by Christina Amano Dolan Photos by Allyson Gailey   The night began with an old brick building of sheer black – simple and modest from the outside – but as the doors opened, I was immediately immersed in the atmosphere of booming music, stimulating club lights, excited movements of models being pampered and polished, […]

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 […]