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 […]

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 […]

RVA Fashion Week: Formal Wear Show

Story by Solleyha Mathurin Photos by Victoria Frank Ever thought about attending a red carpet with the ability to look and feel glamorous? The Saturday RVA Fashion Week Formal Event was giving off those vibes. The show consisted of everything from eccentric colors to small applique detailing from the designers of Tough Cookie, TAILOR, House […]

RVA Fashion Week: Casual Wear Show

Story by Katelyn O’Neal Photos by Mia Navarro On Friday, the Casual Wear Designer Fashion Show kicked off as the second show to take place during RVA Fashion Week. The show featured men’s and women’s street style and everyday fashions from designers including Kylde by Haus of Kylde, Metaya, Future Society, STitch, Is., Victim15, LaPosh, Tangee’s […]

RVA Fashion Week: Boutique Show

Story by Julia Bratu Photos by Victoria Frank The RVA Fashion Week Boutique Fashion show was hosted by the charismatic Jonathan Copeland, boutique manager for Dress for Success RVA. They strutted out onto the runway before each collection with a new 60’s inspired outfit from each designer and boutique, as well as a fun tidbit […]

RVA Fashion Week: Art and Jewelry Gala

Photos and story by Briana Thornton The Art and Jewelry Gala, the second event in RVA Fashion Week, kicked off at Gallery 5. Local jewelry makers and artists were able to present their work and attendees could shop over a glass of wine while mingling with other local art enthusiasts. Keep reading to meet some […]