Fashion/Style

Anything about fashion and style for the academician is archived under this category.

#StyleLab with Meriame: Parisian Chic
#StyleLab with Meriame: Parisian Chic
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The #stylelab series has been put together by MERIAME BERBOUCHA (Imperial College, London). On #stylelab, she shares ideas on how to be style & laboratory-compliant at the same time. Working long hours in the lab doesn’t have to mean being clad in the regular t-shirt & jeans. Let’s spruce things up. If you missed the […]

Style Rules for Mixing Prints
Style Rules for Mixing Prints
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| By Stylish @ Work (maximize by mixing and matching prints) Spring is here (it seems), and my mind has turned to new ways of spicing up my current wardrobe, without having to invest in an entirely new season’s worth of styles. There’s no better way to do this than mixing and matching what’s already in […]

Style is not Anti-Intellectual
Style is not Anti-Intellectual
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Style is not anti-intellectual. It is actually more cerebral than you think. To have a personal style is not to be defined by fashion and trends (or other people’s expectations of you), but to use it to make a statement about who you are. To do this effectively, you need to have a healthy understanding […]

Style Laboratory with Meriame
Style Laboratory with Meriame
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The search for outfits that are both style -ish and appropriate for the lab world can be a daunting task. If you’ve got to spend hours under excessive air conditioning, or under the surreal yellow lighting of photolithography labs, MERIAME BERBOUCHA has some beautiful outfit ideas that might just stylishly fit in with that lifestyle. (Feel free to vary these […]

Academic Maternity Closet on a budget
Academic Maternity Closet on a budget
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By Shakira Quiñones | I became pregnant for the first (and so far only) time when I was a PhD student. Although this pregnancy was planned and very wanted, I couldn’t help but worry about my research: would I complete my classes on time, would postponing my fieldwork ruin my work flow and really cut my time…Which […]

The Androgynous Chic Professor
The Androgynous Chic Professor
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Not everyone is cut out for pencil skirts, stilettos, and the works. There are those who love to keep it grounded in the androgynous yet chic style. Your personal style should reflect who you are; that’s the only way to get comfortable in it. As Rachel Zoe once said, “style is a way to say who you […]

Timepiece ~ A Man’s Style Essential
Timepiece ~ A Man’s Style Essential
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By Igee Okafor For its detail and functionality, a timepiece is an essential item in menswear. When selecting a wristwatch for purchase, most say to select one that is appropriate for any event or season, and I agree. Just like we purchase clothing according to our peculiar tastes, procuring a wristwatch is no different. I believe wristwatches should reflect our personalities, […]

Finding the Perfect Blazer
Finding the Perfect Blazer
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If you’re a woman without a blazer in her closet, there’s no time like the present to add one to your wardrobe. Once reserved for politicians, new blazer styles have become a staple in stylish, professional women’s wear. But finding the right one isn’t always easy. Here’s a quick guide to help you choose your […]

The Double Breasted League
The Double Breasted League
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By Igee Okafor | Would you rather a single breasted blazer or a double breasted blazer? For me, the answer to that is a double breasted blazer – by a mile. Double breasted blazers happen to be one of the best creations that has ever graced the menswear industry. The proof can be seen in […]

What to wear as an academic?
What to wear as an academic?
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By Thesis Whisperer | As you may or may not know, I will shortly be heading off to the UK for a few weeks by invitation of Herriot Watt University, the Vitae North West hub and Bangor University. I’m very excited about the trip and I’ll tell you more about it in my next post, […]