Live as Your Limitless Self

Photos by Monica Escamillia Creative Direction by Bliss Foster Introduction by Julia Bratu   Something reminiscent of a fairytale, RCFU collaborated with Bliss Foster to embody his conception of the project: Limitless Self. In ten unique looks, fantasy combines with reality to pair sensible and chic garments with high necklines and broad silhouettes and uniquely […]

Get Fit and Stay Cool: Athleisure

Story by Julia Bratu Photos by Monica Escamillia Over the course of the 20th and 21st century, the popularity of sportswear has been on the rise. The casual attitude we take today towards daywear is largely a result of the rising popularity of athletic clothing and sports as a leisure activity, making its way past […]

Duplicate Their Look: The Hadid Sisters

Story by Katelyn O’Neal Photos by Victoria Frank Bella and Gigi Hadid are two of the biggest models gracing the catwalks and heading campaigns for major designers. The sisters both walked in the Victoria’s Secret fashion show (2016) and are also known for their work together in the Fendi and Moschino Spring/Summer campaigns together. They’ve […]

Celebrate Your Pride in Style

Story by Julia Bratu Photos by Monica Escamillia We take great pride in our incredibly diverse city and campus at RCFU, and strive to be sure we celebrate our differences by promoting positive depictions of people from all walks of life. Our own team is also full of people of all different backgrounds, so it […]

RCFU x Jackie O

Story and photos by Jacynth Rodriguez Styled by Briana Thorton When we think of class and sophistication, we think of women like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who carry themselves, their families, their successes and their tragedies with grace and dignity. Jackie O changed the ‘first lady’ game in 1961 and effortlessly set trends that we adore […]

On-Trend: Head-to-Toe Nude

Photos by Monica Escamillia Our girls at RCFU decided to have some fun with one of their favorite trends: head-to-toe nude. Of course we mean nude and neutral-toned clothing, but the look itself can be just as scandalous if not properly styled. Therefore, we have provided some #OOTD-worthy inspiration for anyone wanting to try this […]

RCFU x Coco Chanel

Written and photographed by Jacynth Rodriguez Styled by Adora Correia Classic, simplistic, timeless, elegant, are there any words more fitting to describe Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel? Born on August 19, 1883 in Saumur, France, the mogul and empress of women’s fashion came from humble beginnings. However, with ambition creativity, she grew her own empire and […]

Project ANDRO

Story and photos by Jacynth Rodriguez I’ve always liked to think that what a person reads says a lot about them. One of the first things my eyes gravitate towards when I enter someone’s home is their personal library. Whether their shelves are packed with the classics, or more niche-bound beauties, I always feel just […]

RCFUxJosephine Baker

Story and Photos by Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez Styled by Solleyha Mathurin Long before Beyonce or even Tina Turner there was Josephine Baker, the first Black Female Superstar. Baker was born June 3, 1906 in St. Louise, Missouri and would become one of the most famous expats in history. Baker was a singer/dancer-turned-activist who left the […]

Dream for Purpose in the New Year

Story by Julia Bratu Photos by Thomas Mednikov Video by Spencer Sease       Dream for Purpose, self-described as a “purpose led creative design house,” is taking Richmond by storm. The brand offers up a unique array of faith-based streetwear, striving to inspire young creatives to express themselves with their style. Since launching in […]