Experience · Fashion · New York

Is Classic The New Basic?

The basic bitch and how to spot her. Somewhere in 2009, a new term entered the vernacular. Thanks to a remarkably unfunny YouTube video, a phrase was coined that perfectly described the girl next door with a penchant for yoga pants, Ugg boots and Starbucks Pumpkin Spiced Lattes. The Basic Bitch was born and irrevocably initiated into pop culture. The… Continue reading Is Classic The New Basic?

Experience · Fashion · Travel

Pilgrimage to Penneys: Why a 5 hour journey across the US was worth it

As the saying goes – you can take the girl out of Ireland, but you can’t take Ireland out of the girl. I might live in the fashion capital of New York, but my heart still yearns for Penneys. Sure the Big Apple has Madison Avenue boutiques and hip East Village thrift stores, but there… Continue reading Pilgrimage to Penneys: Why a 5 hour journey across the US was worth it

Experience · Fashion · Graduate Visa · New York

What It’s Really Like To Work At New York Fashion Week

For someone who has had a lifelong affinity for fashion, it was always top of my agenda to make it to “the shows”. A few months after booking my one-way ticket to New York to pursue my graduate visa, I found myself working amongst the chaos that is Fashion Week. This will come as no… Continue reading What It’s Really Like To Work At New York Fashion Week