. But there's something about neutral colors that scream "class" and "sophistication". Olive green provides a sense of comfort and reliability. We buy pieces in the color knowing that it will match with almost anything. But it's that "almost" that makes the color unique, a step up from the...

Whether it's a beach getaway, an exotic volunteer or study abroad trip, or a family vacation, chances are you'll be hitting the airport, train/bus station, or highways at some point. But travel isn't all the jet setting glitz and glamour it's cracked up to be. For all the times you'll feel...

If you don't have a scarf in your daily wardrobe, consider your smashion outfit incomplete. A good scarf can bring you from basic to celebrity stylin' in a matter of seconds. The ability to mix and match colors is endless. There is a scarf for every occasion, and they are appropriate at all...

Technically, you can mix neutrals as a safe way of color blocking. But really, if you're going to try this, you really should stick with bold primary colors. Tertiary colors, which tend to be a little toned down, simply won't have much impact. You can wear as much pastel pink as you like,...

Smashion Spotlight's Alejandra Ramos graduated from FIDM in San Francisco, and majored in Visual Communications. She is currently a Visual Merchandiser for Forever 21, and her job consists of mannequin styling, creating unique interior displays, table presentations, and about a million other...

Spring fashion is my absolute favorite because after months of bundling up in neutral colored sweaters, it is so refreshing to see playful and colorful clothing piling into stores. On one of my recent shopping trips, I noticed a surplus of colored denim. The assortment of hues created a...

Although it may seem counterproductive to rely on purple as a go-to "neutral," I promise you that this is one contradiction that works. Purple has long been symbolic of royalty: for centuries, it has adorned the garb of Roman emperors to Terracotta Warriors. The color evokes a sense of...

Pair classic red knits with a neutral cardigan for the rustic look of winter, while dawning the brown knit hat as seen in the movie. Of course, we can't forget the signature large glasses (conveniently in style at the moment). This winter, any caroler should have no trouble finding the means...

I was browsing Smashion Babble here the other day, when I came across an article by a fellow babbler, called "Thinspiration." It was a post exalting the accomplishment of a girl who lost a bunch of weight, showing before and after photos and linking to the girl's tumblr. Now, I couldn't be...

Pastels are always a spring favorite, but the mint color definitely brings a trendy new look because of its subtlety and ability to diversify outfits! It lightens up a plain white tee, while brightening dark or neutral articles of clothing. Wearing light colors with mint green makes a perfect...

 

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