Dress for Success Fashion Show

Written and photographed by Emily Roe   The 4th annual Dress for Success fashion show featured a look of untailored elegance that benefited Dress for Success Central Virginia. Dress for Success is a nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to empower women to be the best they can be. This is achieved by providing women […]

RVA Spring Fashion Week 2016: Finale Fashion Showcase

Written by Alex Morales Photographed by Emily Roe The Hofheimer building was the sight for the sold-out finale show of the 8th annual RVA fashion week. Doors opened at 6pm as people were lined up to take their seats in preparation for an electrifying event. Those who reserved seats for the event were given their […]

RVA Spring Fashion Week 2016: Emerging Designers Showcase

Written by Danielle Brown Photographed by Monica Escamilla    On Friday night, RVA Fashion Week continued its success in shedding light on all of the up and coming designers that Richmond has to offer with their Emerging Designers Showcase. Embracing the sizes of all women, the seven designers that participated in the fashion show offered […]

RVA Spring Fashion Week 2016: Art and Jewelry Gala

  Written by Marley Montez Photographed by Danielle Brown The time has come for Spring RVA Fashion Week and RCFU couldn’t be more excited! The Art and Jewelry Gala didn’t disappoint; each artist and jewelry maker seemed to give it their all, with such unique and fresh ideas that no two presenters were even remotely […]

RVA Could Use a Little Rescuing

Written by Jessica Fatherly Photographed by Monica Escamilla RCFU took a trip on down to Addison Street, home of Yesterday’s Heroes, a lovable store in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Richmond and VCU’s campus. We arrived on the scene, greeted by racing, upbeat music and racks and shelving filled with an alluring […]

Spring Style Guide

Photographed by Monica Escamilla Written by Jessica Fatherly Modeled by Carly Hanchin Transitioning from winter to spring can be a little tricky, especially in RVA. Sometimes it is hard to gauge whether to keep the warm clothing around in preparation for a random 40 degree day or to stash the wools, scarves, and boots away for […]

How-To: Interview Style

Written by Danielle Brown Photographed by Emily Roe As college students, at this point all of us have most likely had some kind of interview experience, and most likely they have had the same requirements dress code-wise. However, as we start raising the stakes to on-campus work, summer internships, and post-graduation careers, different employers may […]

Shopping Secondhand

Written by Katherine Manson Photographed by Valerie Manu Sustainability in fashion is more important than ever, with fast fashion and overconsumption being the prevailing practices of the industry and fashion consumers. Besides shopping at ethical and transparent retailers, one thing we can do to combat this cycle is buying secondhand. Shopping secondhand is not only […]

Personalizing Professional Style

Written and Photographed by Chase Davis Working in a professional setting can create daily pressure to choose outfits that look polished and put together and for some reason we tend to water down our style’s personality or even feel like we need to become stuffy in the process. This week’s interview is here to prove […]

Gender Bending Style

Written by Nina Sanzi Photographed by Catie Kelly and Nina Sanzi Now that our nation is slowly but surely moving towards accepting gender as a spectrum, fashion is following closely behind. When you walk into trendy stores such as Topshop, Urban Outfitters, or Zara, the men and women’s sections are starting to blur together. Some […]