Meet the Fashion Blogger: Megan Wilson

Written and photographed by Valerie Manu It was a Wednesday morning as I settled into my seat at the Quirk Hotel. I was fascinated by the beautiful pastel accents and the wall paintings. After a few moments of daydreaming about spending a night there, Megan Wilson approached me. When I learned that Wilson was a […]

How To: #Normcore

Written by Marley Montez  Now that the seventies trend is starting to wind down and the nineties trend is slowly sneaking its way into everyone’s closet, let RCFU tell you about this nineties-esque sub-trend that is without a doubt on the rise: Normcore. As so simply put by the NY Times, normcore is defined as […]

Introducing: No Stone Collective

Written and photographed by Chase Davis Leave no stone unturned and make the unknown home. These are the founding principles that have inspired the creation of a new local outdoor lifestyle brand; No Stone Collective. Founded by three VCU students; Brian O’Loughlin, Trevor Thacker, and Sarah Butler; No Stone Co. is geared towards the modern […]

Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Written by Tia Jackson Photographed by Jessica Fatherly       With October 31st just around the corner, you may find yourself scrambling for Instagram worthy costumes at the very last minute. Instead of hitting those over-priced Halloween stores, why not comb through your closet for a quick and easy DIY look? Nothing says “All-Hollows […]

Richmond Fall Fashion Weekend 2015: Day 2

Written by Jessica Fatherly Photographed by Maddie Moran Despite the cold weather that filled the streets, many fashionistas and fashionistos made it a point to attend RVA Fashion Week this past weekend. Part two of the event was held Saturday, October 17th at the Maymont Nature Center. Doors opened at 7 pm and the atmosphere […]

What’s in Your Closet?

Written and photograped by Valerie Manu Do you ever find yourself constantly wearing the same items in your closet? Maybe, all the clothes in your closet seem to be of similar style and silhouettes. According to the famous stylist Rachel Zoe, what you wear needs to reflect your personal style. Personal style is something that […]

Fall Jewelry Trends

Written by Chase Davis Photographed by Emily Roe It’s finally here, the beginning of fall. We all love getting to put back on our cozy sweaters and chic jackets, but there’s one piece of your wardrobe that you may not quite think to revamp with the changing season: your jewelry! That’s why the girls here […]

RVA Fashion Week 2013: Carytown Fashion Showcase


RVA Fashion Week 2013: Carytown Fashion Showcase from Mesh Media on Vimeo. Cary Court Shopping Center, May 2, 2013: RVA Fashion Week’s third show set in the heart of Carytown featuring collections from several local stores and boutiques including Roan, The Phoenix, Lex’s of Carytown, Ciao, Fab’rik, Pink, Glass Boat, AlterNatives, and Champagne & Shoes. […]

Tim Gunn: Make it Happen Rams

Tim Gunn: Make it Happen Rams

On “Project Runway,” Tim Gunn always urges designers to “make it work”. Last night, Gunn’s encouraging persona presented itself at his lecture in VCU’s Commonwealth Ballroom. With an audience of over 500 students, designers, and professors listening in, Gunn chronicaled his career in fashion and related to the audience how he successfully accomplished his goals […]

RVA Fashion Week Press Preview

RVA Fashion Week Press Preview

RVA Fashion Week Press Preview from Mesh Media on Vimeo. The Bull and Bear Club, April 10, 2013: Press Preview of the 2013 RVA Fashion Week showcasing ten collections for the May 3rd Designer Showcase at Plant Zero. Each of the featured designers are up-and-coming; all adding refreshing perspectives to the industry through their collections. […]