Falling into a New Season with Barnes and Nobles

Photography by: Lorallye PartlowWritten by: Caitlin ThompsonStylist: Tom MaiModels: Ayush Bajgain, Lucy Hong, Sonia Malhi Fall is a time when the leaves are changing colors,…

Autumn Is Here

Photographer: Adriana BrownWritten by: Marta LocklearModels: Simi Gold, Nabiha Rais, Mia Jones, Sydney Heckman, Mindy Tran, and Nima Jawadian There is something so beautiful about…

EVOLVE Fashion Show 2019: How EVOLVE has Become a Voice in …

Photographer by: Adriana BrownStory Written by: Adriana Brown Have you ever flipped through a high fashion magazine and asked yourself why every page depicts a…

How to Be Cool for the Summer with Urban Outfitters

In Collaboration with Urban Outfitters Virginia Story by Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez Photos by Dom Khun What do we love most about summer? The days get…

How Fab’rik is Redefining the “Gal on the Go”

Story By: Aayesha PoudelPhotos By: Kylie Newcomb Oftentimes when we think of a girl boss, we think of a millennial woman who is single, young,…

Richmond’s 11th Annual Fashion Week Brings more Inclusivity to …

Story By Aliviah Jones Photos By Stanley Tran When people think of Fashion Week they often think of big cities like New York and Milan…

The Grace to our Frankie: Jane Fonda

It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.-Jane Fonda Story by: Aayesha PoudelPhotography by: Anna Debald…

KIDS AT PLAY – Rotate

Story by: Marta Locklear Photos by: Stanley Tran Like every 90’s sitcom, Kids at Play is about a group of friends who are practically a…

Chunky Sneakers: Friend or Foe this Season?

Your go-to style guide for rocking the trend that just won’t quit. Story by: Maia Stanley Photos by: Aliviah Jones Model: Rickaya Sykes Styled by:…

Halcyon: Lost in Time

Photography By: Dom KhunStory By: Aayesha Poudel There has always been something soft and romantic traveling on train. From the tale of strangers meeting at…

Women’s HERstory Month: On the Basis of Style

Story by: Aayesha PoudelPhotos by: Dalvida Palmer Imagine being a female graduate from a top tier law school during a time where the career field…

Women’s HerStory Month: We Copied Rihanna’s Cool Girl …

Story by: Aayesha PoudelPhotos by: Dalvida PalmerWorld renowned musician, actress, fashion icon, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. Rihanna or “Ri-Ri” encompassed all of these roles in her…

That 70’s Shoot with Tori

Photography by: Kylie NewcombVideography by: Brandon MoralesCreative Director: Dom_Khun Tori Radday lives in her own 70’s daze with a combination of vintage and chic. Check…

Headassery at its Finest

Story by Anna Debald Creative Direction and Photos  by Dom Khun “Just a word we use when someone says does something unbelievable or unreal and…

Buffalo Exchange: Bringing Style to the Streets

Story by Anna Debald  Creative Direction and Photos by Dom Khun  Post 12 inches of Richmond snow, us trend-setters are left wondering how to dress…

Trend Story: Neon or Nothing

Story by Estelle Avebuere  Photos by Celeste Chaves The Fall/Winter 2018 runways were full of fabulous trends to inspire our looks this season. Since we…

What’s LUV Got to Do with It?

Story by: Annie Miller  Photos by: Stanley Tran    When you think of ‘90s fashion, which sneaker comes to mind?   This is the exact…

RVAFW Runway Show

Story by Estelle Avbuere Photos by Trysten Evans   If there was ever a question of whether high-quality style and creativity can be found in…

#RVABloggerBabes: Add a Little Sweet Sauce to your Day!

Story by Christina Amano Dolan Photos by Michael Atilla   Megan Wilson is the perfect touch of sweet sauce everyone needs. She’s the friend you…

Getting Eceletic with ih.lek.trik

Story by Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez  Photos by Dom Khun  LookBook by Samantha Son There’s a new place in town for fashion, music, art and good…

#RVABloggerBabes: Bloom with Zum

      Story by Christina Amano Dolan Photos by Michael Atilla   “I don’t limit myself to talking about one thing. If I want…

Your VA Spring Style Guide

    Story by Marley Montez Photos by Maia Stanley Ah yes, it’s finally that time of the year where you have to throw on…

Growing Old, Not Up

  Story by Estelle Avbuere Photos by Mia Navarro She wears what she loves and she loves what she wears, without a care in the…

Playing with Purpose

Story by Estelle Avbuere Photos by Mia Navarro In this week’s HerStory, we are looking at yet another strong and beautiful woman: Billie Jean King.…

Channeling Cleopatra

Story by Estelle Avbuere Photos by Mia Navarro   The beauty of fashion is its ability to tell such stories on a regular basis. As…

A Galentine's Day to Remember at Mod & Soul

Story by  Estelle Avbuere   Maybe you know Mod & Soul as a stylish, upscale Richmond-based and online boutique. Or, maybe you know the store…

#RVABloggerBabes SheSawStyle: Fashion and Beyond

Story by Christina Amano Dolan Photos By Trysten Evans   Stephanie is definitely not your average lifestyle blogger. SheSawStyle is a bit of everything. Her…

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…

#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…

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…

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

Story by Christina Amano Dolan Photos by Allyson Gailey   The night began with an old brick building of sheer black – simple and modest…

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…

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…

First Friday's: RVA FASHION WEEKEND FASHION CRAWL

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…

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,…

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…

Mad Women – A Style Profile for Halcyon Vintage

Photos and Art Direction Monica EscamillaStory by Jacynth Serrano RodriguezModel Courtney LebowMake Up Solleyha Mathurin  On an August afternoon, the summer light seems to pour into…

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…

FASHION MEETS FESTIVAL

Story by Briana Thornton Photos by Dom Khun    Coachella may have already wrapped up its two weekends of desert fun, music festival is in…

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…

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…

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: 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: 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…

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…

VCstyleU: Nick Southern

Story and photos by Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez Nick Southern’s Instagram feed is populated with knock-out look after knock-out look. From embroidered trousers to kimonos, and…

Fashion: The World of Contradiction

Story by Briana Thornton Photos by Mia Navarro Every fashion trend has a story. As it sits at the intersection of time, place and subject,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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”…

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…

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…

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…

RCFUxBianca Jagger

Story and photos by Jacynth Rodriguez Styled by Aysia Ward From artists to activists, the women we’ve been highlighting this month helped change our world…