#Shameless

We here at Vestis like to think of August as our anything-goes month, for summer is only so long, and dressing like a hot mess is okay when it’s so very hot outside. This time of year, the name of the game is have fun and perspire in good faith, because judging is banned till Labor...

Printed Matter

Menswear has really been riding the prints trend hard for 2012. What started as a smattering of zig zags on chunky knits last fall has burgeoned with the summer heat, with printed pieces sneaking their way even into the most reserved of wardrobes. If there’s one thing to understand about...

Earn Your Stripes

How to Wear: Breton Stripe Shirts Though a country club staple, the Breton stripe shirt is a remarkably versatile piece to have in your spring-summer wardrobe. Keep it classic with ballet flats and a cute skirt. Avoid looking stuffy by incorporating pattern and a fun accessory. _______ Liven...

On Nantucket Reds

Harvard, you win. A few months of school here has taught me that if there is one rather unfortunate style trend that simply will not be eradicated, it’s the Nantucket Red trouser/short. Yes, I said it. Nantucket Red: the salmon hue graces the legs of countless men on Harvard’s...

Winter Wonderful

Winter Wonderful: It’s What’s on the Outside that Counts   Even though recent weather in Cambridge has been unexpectedly springy, it is still winter and we are still in New England, so there is plenty of time for snow and to inject your winter wear with a dose of...

What I’m Packi...

When I know a vacation is coming I am filled with happiness and excitement, but then I look at my empty suitcase. My mind starts racing. “I’ll pack my running shoes in case I work out.” “What if I go out? Should I pack a belly shirt? Wait, too slutty? Okay but a pencil...

Shopping for… ...

Some people like to draw a hard-and-fast line between warm weather and cold weather suiting. I am not one of those people. Linen for fall, cashmere for summer, wool at all times, it’s all apropos in my book. Blazers should be treated as your not-so-secret layering weapon, appropriate...

How to Wear: Sequins...

If Dorothy can find a way to make ruby red slippers work with gingham, then you, too, can find a way to make sparkles appropriate for day! To avoid looking like you’re heading out on the town at nine in the morning, tone down your flashy, sequined pieces with casual, cool layers and...