Month: September 2014



    By Jessica Morgan, guest columnist Photography by Aaron Ni’Jai Men don’t just wear “menswear” and women don’t just wear “womenswear”. The world of fashion no longer forces us to conform and fit into a box where we are solely identified by our sex. The boundaries of conventional “gender-wear” are beginning to diminish while men experiment […]

  • Appetite for the Grotesque: The Art of Dumpster Diving

    Appetite for the Grotesque: The Art of Dumpster Diving

    By Kevin Lata, guest columnist Contrary to popular to belief, trash can be delicious. Trash can delight and fulfill. The act of foraging alone can induce states of moderate to high euphoria. My curiosity and fondness for all things cheap lead me to explore the nether areas of decrepit Richmond trashcans.   Wide-eyed in vigilant […]

  • INK v. New York Fashion Week

    INK v. New York Fashion Week

    As New York Fashion Week came to a close, some of us fell in love and some of us stared with complete confusion in our eyes. We imagined wearing these high fashion pieces and some of us wondered what the designers were thinking. But love it or hate it, New York Fashion Week is one […]

  • 1920’s Richmond in 2014 Monroe Park

    By Lea McMahan, guest columnist Illustrations by Della Sigrest It’s not always easy to get excited about history. Growing up in Williamsburg, VA, I was always surrounded by history – practically beaten over the head with it. Don’t get me wrong, experiencing history can be fun, but after your 17th time churning butter, the excitement […]

  • Etsy Selects: Shelby Jean Customs

    Etsy Selects: Shelby Jean Customs

    Aaron Ni’jai , Senior Fashion Editor As students, we sometimes want to have pieces that are one of kind or something that you cannot typically find in stores. Etsy Selects is a page where Ink Fashion finds a unique Etsy page that we think other students would enjoy; a page that enhances your sense of […]

  • Matisyahu at the National

    Matisyahu at the National

    Written and photographed by James Saulsky, guest columnist Matisyahu kicked off the Built to Survive Tour this past Tuesday with a dynamic performance at The National in Richmond, Virginia. Supporting act Radical Something started the evening with their unique blend of reggae, rock, and hip hop-The California based trio played a variety of songs from their last two albums, We […]

  • LOCKN’ Festival 2014

    LOCKN’ Festival 2014

    Article and Photography by Mary Swanson, guest columnist On the morning of September 5th 2014, Lockn’ Festival kicked off its second year on the grounds of Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia. While most new music festivals take years to build a reputation, Lockn’ had absolutely no trouble making its presence known to the world. […]

  • New York Fashion Week: Donna Karen

    New York Fashion Week: Donna Karen

    By Moriah Briscoe, guest columnist Photos courtesy of Yannis Vlamos, Donna Karan unquestionably looked to art for her inspiration due to her initial looks, which featured splashes of black on white. These pieces were later followed by others that came from her most traditional influences, such as her trip to Haiti. This influence was apparent […]

  • Wolf Gang and Sir Sly at the National

    Wolf Gang and Sir Sly at the National

    By James Salusky, guest columnist The crowd present at The National exactly one week ago was rewarded with energetic performances from Co-headliners Wolf Gang and Sir Sly. New York City based supporting act Secret Someones warmed up the night with soaring vocal harmonies layered on top of driving chord progressions. I was impressed by the […]


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    By Katie Allen, Guest Columnist.   Supplements are meant to do exactly what the word means: supplement us with nutrients when we can’t seem to fit the essential ones in our diet. In an ideal world, we would all be able to afford and consume the right amount of antioxidants, vitamins and macro-nutrients, but things […]