Fleece Resurgent

The lowly fleece zip-up is having something of a moment right now. To wit, the nubby indigo blue fleece on Patrick Ervell’s Fall 2013 runway and the plethora of high-street varieties being offered by brands like J. Crew and American Apparel this season. The trend, if we want to call it that,...

Philip Lim x Target

Designer collaborations are a dime a dozen these days, but something tells us the upcoming Philip Lim for Target blowout (dropping September 15th) may be a cut above the rest. The collaboration’s lookbook is arranged along a day-to-night concept. Night looks include cocktail dresses with...

H&M Online Stor...

H&M, the Swedish megaretailer, just opened its online store to U.S. customers. Click over for the usual fast fashion fare: printed peasant blouses ($14.95), denim overshirts ($9.95), and studded ankle strap sandals ($34.95), and while you’re at it, pick up a few basics from their...

A Word on 3.1 Philip...

Photo courtesy of 3.1 Philip Lim On a recent trip to New York, I found myself in SoHo, strolling down Mercer street’s cobblestoned way. Largely unmoved by the sunglasses on display at Solstice, I walked on, north of Spring street to the 3.1 Philip Lim boutique, looking not to shop (I...

Chloe + Isabel Brunc...

Available at Chloe + Isabel   Brunch times are good times here in Cambridge, especially when there’s a platter full of costume jewelry to go around. This past Sunday, the baubles in question were from Chloe + Isabel, an online jewelry shop founded in 2011 by Chantel Waterbury. A...

The Joy of Muji

    There are some stores that make me happier by their very presence, however fleeting, in my life. When I was younger it was my local Borders bookstore during Christmas time—the whole store would smell of peppermint coffee and ginger bread—and after that closed it was the...

The Short of It Jul13

The Short of It

As the mercury reaches new highs here in Cambridge, shorts season is officially upon us. Here are a few of our chicest (and briefest) picks for these leggy times. 1.Languid Prints Printed shorts have been a regular on the runway for several seasons now. Take the look down a notch with these...

Student Discount at ...

We here at Vestis have a soft spot in our hearts for Gino’s, Harvard Square’s poshest hair salon. And to return our love, Gino’s is now offering an insane 20% off student discount all year long to Harvard students! If that wasn’t enough, the salon is instating a Look...