The Paisano

Makeup Recommendations

November 16, 2015

For those who have experienced me getting ready in the mornings, they know that I never leave the house without my face on. My face of makeup, that is. I believe that makeup is just another method of expression, and is there to have fun. Remember: don’t put on makeup for anybody other than you...

Save Your Skin

November 2, 2015

Halloween is over, unfortunately, and as you come down from your sugar high and up from your hangover, you may realize that the festivities have taken a toll on you. While rest and lots of water is the best solution to most general ailments, sometimes your body can revolt. The most common pri...

Capsule Wardrobes and Uniforms

October 19, 2015

In middle school, I had to wear a uniform. I remember hating it because I felt it stifled my creativity and it made me look like everybody else. Now, there is a new “uniform” in fashion. A “uniform” is a specific set of pieces that you wear more often than not, a “flagship look.” I like to think of ...

American Apparel and the Darker Side of Fashion

October 12, 2015

Heard the latest fashion scandal? American Apparel has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. On October 5th, the clothing company sent out an e-mail explaining the state of the company. Addressing the “rumor” that the company was hitting some tough financial times, they explained that ...

Designer Talk: Rick Owens

October 5, 2015

While I usually offer readers fashion advice, tips and tricks, this week I’ve decided to do something more self-indulgent. Those who follow fashion as I do have a favorite designer: one whose runways we’ve memorized, whose looks we’ve coveted, and whose pieces are on the top of our wish ...

Finance Over Impulse

September 28, 2015

When you’re living on a college budget, every purchase has the potential to push you over the edge. It may be tempting to give in to those impulse buys- those pieces that you know would just sing in your wardrobe- but your finances come first. With so many temptations in each store, how do you...

That 70’s (fashion) show

September 22, 2015

As we creep closer to autumn weather, fashionistas are prepping their wardrobes with on-trend fall pieces (and maybe a few of my suggestions). While the rest of the world is focused on Spring 2016 fashion, clothes reflecting those trends won’t be hitting the racks for quite some time. The past ...

Not Quite Fall Fashion

September 16, 2015

The first day of autumn is growing near, yet it doesn’t feel much different here in San Antonio. If you’re dying to upgrade your wardrobe with fall items, but don’t want to be sweltering in the sun, you need transitional pieces. Pieces that aren’t exactly a cold-weather coat but also ar...

Fashion Mistakes

September 7, 2015

Fashion mishaps happen every day, as no one is immune to style sins. The often rushed and frantic schedules of college students can lead to grievous dressing decisions. Part of developing an impeccable personal style is being aware of what does and what doesn’t work on your body. Learning from...

The essentials

August 31, 2015

With the start of each new semester there comes brand new looks. The million-dollar question is: do you find your wardrobe lacking? Quality, not quantity, should be the emphasis for a well-built college wardrobe. Pieces should be versatile and dependable without sacrificing personal style or taki...