VIM Gala 2016

Outfit details at bottom

KS: Joe and I work on a student run fashion, beauty, and lifestyle magazine on campus called VIM. Both of us started this semester on our respective teams (Lifestyle and Men’s Fashion) and have loved being a part of it.

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JS: Writing a piece that was published in the magazine was a huge deal for me as a freshman. I wrote an article on hair gel for the men’s section. It was a fun experience and a unique one to have during my first year here.

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KS: To celebrate the launch of the magazine, the magazine throws a gala in our beautiful on-campus art museum, The Broad. Since we could take a guest, Joe and I brought Claire so we could all enjoy the opportunity to dress up and have a glam Wednesday.

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(This photo is particularly entertaining because of Joe’s apparent interest in that plastic glass.)

CS: I went straight from work and drove up to campus so Kate and I got ready at her apartment before hand. I wore one of my fall-back favorites, a black Dolce and Gabbana dress that I got at a thrift shop. I paired it with a pair of Banana Republic heels and Forever 21 jewelry.

KS: I finally got to wear a dress we’ve had hanging in our basement for forever. Since the nearly floor length velvet was a lot to handle, I paired it with simple Chinese Laundry heels and a J. Crew necklace.

JS: I wore on of my favorite holiday looks, my oxblood J. Crew pants, Aldo shoes, plaid print tie, and an old reliable blazer of mine. The colors and look went perfectly with the feel of the event.

KS: Overall it was such a fun way to spend a Wednesday before finals. We can’t wait until next semester/ year!

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Claire’s Look:

MONROW Turtleneck Halter Dress β€’ Monrow β€’ $110.60

Polo Ralph Lauren Sleeveless Turtleneck Dress β€’ Polo Ralph Lauren β€’ $279.99

Victoria Beckham Sleeveless Turtleneck Sheath Dress, Black β€’ Victoria Beckham β€’ $1,488

Alexander Wang Women’s Lovisa Ankle-Strap Pumps-BLACK β€’ Alexander Wang β€’ $495

Shoe Shoe Train Black Suede Ankle Strap Rise Up D’Orsay Heels β€’ $38

Juliette Sandal β€’ Banana Republic β€’ $118

FOREVER 21+ Beaded Duster Earrings β€’ Forever 21 β€’ $9.90

FOREVER 21+ Rhinestone Drop Earrings β€’ Forever 21 β€’ $5.90

FOREVER 21+ Rhinestone-Studded Ring Set β€’ Forever 21 β€’ $6.90

FOREVER 21+ Rhinestone Ring Set β€’ Forever 21 β€’ $6.90

Kate’s Look:

Cushnie Et Ochs Strapless Velvet Dress β€’ Cushnie et Ochs β€’ $1,495

Sachin & Babi Noir Strapless Velvet Belted Mermaid Gown, Onyx β€’ $597

Xscape Strapless Velvet-Trim Ball Gown β€’ Xscape Evenings β€’ $299

Crystal Venus flytrap necklace β€’ J.Crew β€’ $98

Chinese Laundry Lavelle Leather Heels β€’ Chinese Laundry β€’ $80

Women’s Chinese Laundry Lavelle Ankle Strap Sandal β€’ Chinese Laundry β€’ $79.95

Joe’s Look:

Isaia Men’s Stewart Hopsack Two-Button Sportcoat-NAVY β€’ Isaia β€’ $1,299

Lauren Ralph Lauren Elbow Patch Corduroy Sport Coat β€’ Lauren Ralph Lauren β€’ $118.99

Canali Jersey Pick-Stitch Two-Button Sport Coat, Navy β€’ Canali β€’ $556.80

Club Monaco Slim Button Down Dress Oxford Shirt β€’ Club Monaco β€’ $98.50

Men’s Dickies Slim Skinny Fit 5-Pocket Pant 30″ Inseam β€’ Dickies β€’ $35.45

Vintage cord in 770 fit β€’ J.Crew β€’ $75

Original Penguin Beverly Plaid Tie β€’ Original Penguin β€’ $17.97

Original Penguin Beverly Plaid Tie β€’ Original Penguin β€’ $17.97

Lauren Ralph Lauren Men’s Plaid Tie β€’ Lauren Ralph Lauren β€’ $49.99

Three Bar Motif Crew Socks β€’ Brooks Brothers β€’ $22.50

Bright Dot Crew Socks β€’ Brooks Brothers β€’ $24.50

ALDO Bartolello leather Oxford shoes β€’ Aldo β€’ $90

ALDO Wilner leather shoes β€’ Aldo β€’ $105

~CS~KS~JS~