Moving In, Moving On

Harvard Yard on move-in day In the Harvard Square Panera Bread, a woman in a lime green Talbots top and raffia wedges is asking her daughter how young she looks.  There is light laughter, a witty riposte from the daughter, a motherly parry. “20 years and four kids but I still got...

On Pointe

The modern ballet flat is a facile thing. Floppy, soft-boned, giving little in the way of support or height, a sock with a sole essentially. On the other hand, the Pointe shoes worn by modern ballerinas when dancing ‘on point’ (on their tippy-toes) are quite different in make, with...

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...

Vestis Issue #1: Out...

One of the sad truths of producing a magazine is that you have to let things go–pictures, captions, whole articles, things you really loved but have no space (or money) to run–and though there is likely a special new stand in heaven for such last minute sacrifices, there are also...

Vestis Fall Fashion ...

    Ever wonder what’s really out there? Beyond Harvard that is? Beyond Sperry Topsiders, Longchamp totes and Barbour Jackets–all these trappings of clean, preppy Harvard style? For Vestis’s Fall Fashion extravaganza, we took three Harvard models off campus and out...

Vestis Fall Fashion ...

Fall should be a time to dabble in the whimsical, the ethereal and the weirdly wonderful. For the second half of our fall fashion shoot, we took escapism to its limits, inspired by the idea of a modern day fairy tale with a dark twist. We hope you...

YMA Fashion Scholar&...

The YMA 2012 Scholars   Fashion isn’t exactly known for being a welcoming industry. If anything, it’s depicted in popular culture as the exact opposite: a celluloid world of cut-throat interns, preposterous spending and zombie-like models, essentially The Devil Wears Prada...

Home Sweet Aloha

When I first saw the tropical styles of Dior and House of Holland for Spring 2011, I couldn’t help but laugh at the patterns that I had seen my on my Grandma’s muumuus growing up. Out of nowhere, the colorful prints of my childhood had resurfaced into the collections of a few of my...