Bright blue skies are predicted, you’ve stored up a small amount of energy after freshers to hit the town one more time, but what are you going to wear? Take a moment to glance at your wardrobe. Angrily stomp around the room for a minute. Ponder whether ASOS can deliver in a day if you wish REALLY REALLY hard. Then take a look at this.
The fashion season in St. Andrews is coming to a close, but the life and soul of the season is still to come: Sitara*! Take full advantage of this last opportunity to embrace the outrageous styles and bright colours you still have stowed away at the back of your wardrobe. For those of you who haven’t quite nailed your outfit combo for this gem of an event, here are a few ideas to get you started.
This may seem an usual topic for a What to Wear. It should be a given that to Oktoberfest you wear Lederhosen or a Dirndl. However, last week I still found myself asking people ‘what the hell do I wear to Oktoberfest?’ I put off ordering my Dirndl till I could be chaperoned by my German friend, so that I didn’t accidentally purchase a Hansel and Gretel monstrosity. Not everyone has the benefit of such German guidance, so I’ve gathered together a little advice on the clothing issue to help you avoid those awkward cultural faux pas’.
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 is a rite of passage at the beginning of each academic year. Whether you are dipping your toe into the St. Andrews Ball scene for the first time, or just reacquainting yourself with it. Much debate raged amongst my friends over the short to long dress debate for Opening Ball. Personally, I was in favour of the short dress, though the pressure is on at this event to impress in a way that only a long dress can. It’s a tricky dilemma; here is a run down of the three options to let you make up your own mind.
Waving a final goodbye to summer, there can be a lot of pressure to put together the perfect outfit that sums up summer nostalgia mellowed with Scottish practicality. Dressing for a garden party/ festival in September anywhere in the UK, will always prove a challenge. We’ve put together a few handy tips that will help you nail the Coachella with a Scottish twist vibe. Flower crown at the ready!
House of Horror was certainly a night to remember, being both St. Andrews and my first Halloween event (that wasn’t just a typical house party or club event). I was looking to experience a full on, all out there American-style night and that’s exactly what I got.
With a new and exciting event in the St Andrews’ calendar, Halloween is set to be bigger in this town than ever before. Take some inspiration from the collections below and look horrifyingly brilliant at the House of Horrors Gala.