What to Wear: Starfields 2017

Notably St Andrews’ “last hurrah” for the summer before reality sets in and we all have to get to work, Starfields is a great opportunity to get down to some class house music and get one last use out of that Hawaiian shirt.  Put on by the committee of the St Andrews Charity Fashion Show, known affectionately as FS, it’s a combination of music festival and booze-fueled garden party with plenty of glitter to go around – but not quite Glasto or Burning Man. So: what on earth do you wear? If you’re struggling with outfit inspiration and you don’t want to resort to chucking on your gap-year trousers (you know the ones) and a crop top last minute, look no further. Here are a few ideas for what to wear to Starfields.

Concrete Catwalk: Darker Nights Reviewed

It might be a case of watching a little too much Gossip Girl in my library breaks, but in the last few weeks I have been itching for the opportunity for a proper dress up. To don a pair of heels and an outfit that would fit in at neither a ball or the union. An outfit I could lift straight from Vogue and walk around St Andrews without a hint of overdressed embarrassment. Concrete Catwalk’s ‘Darker Nights’ provided the ideal opportunity for just that. On entering The Adamson, I found myself surrounded with a crowd of fellow fashion obsessives who not only embraced my Manrepeller outfit, but complimented it. And all with a cocktail in hand.

Sustainable retail therapy: re:fashion

Last Monday re:fashion set out once again on their quest to equip St Andrews’ students with a revamped wardrobe in a sustainable way. Essentially, students register to be sellers and can then pass on their second-hand clothes to other students. This is there fourth event, and the team are quickly establishing themselves as a valuable fixture of the St. Andrews fashion scene.

FS 2016: What to Wear

With St Andrew’s Fashion Show season in full swing, having a countless number of outfit ideas is pretty important if you’re planning on hitting them all. Here are some suggestions from our Sartoriowl on the hottest looks for this season that you could sport to FS this weekend. As this isn’t a ball, we’ve opted for some different looks and there are no ball gowns in sight! Be brave at the fashion shows, the more creative you can be, the better.

Opening Ball: Reviewed

It’s safe to say that this year’s Opening Ball was a resounding success. As a second year student I returned with a certain degree of apprehension; unsure if the event would live up to my expectations having had such a fantastic time last year. Thankfully, I am glad to say that I was not disappointed!

Freshers’ Guide: St Andrew’s Style Staples

For many of you, the East Fife winter will be quite the experience. Some days you’ll see 4 different kinds of weather, including both sleet and glorious sunshine. Other days, you’ll be blown off your feet and soaked through from the tough coastal weather. Never fear, however, as we have prepared this handy guide featuring the main style essentials you’ll be needing for this winter in St Andrews.st andrews essentials: jumper

 

What To Wear: Starfields

Now in it’s 3rd year, Starfields is one of the most highly anticipated events on the St Andrews Social Calendar, and one of the biggest and most popular events of Freshers’ week. Set in Lower College Lawn, it has a real festival feel and with headliners Klinglande, it’ll feel like the last summer festival of the season! Have a look at some of our outfit ideas to get you in the mood for Starfields 2015.
WTW: Starfields 1 & 2

 

SITARA* Reviewed

This year’s SITARA* fashion show promised to be bigger and better than ever, and it definitely delivered. I had no idea what to expect as I arrived at the marquee at Station Park on the grounds of the Madras Rugby pitches. I was told repeatedly that SITARA* was very different to the other St Andrews fashion shows—in its artistry, in its aims, in the crowd it attracted and in the overall character of the night. Having never been to any other St Andrews fashion show, I came with an open mind, excited to see what all of this year’s hype had been about.

Undressing Don’t Walk: Behind the Scenes

What do you do when you’re forced to choose between a day in the library with an essay or a day at Kinkell helping a male model dress? Well as a self-confessed fashion junkie, I think you can see which option I took (The male models held absolutely no appeal, honest.)