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The Blue & Gray Press | November 19, 2017

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fall fashion

Trendy cozy socks with boots bring comfort and style to campus

November 15, 2017 |


Senior Writer

Woolen socks with boots have been a popular pair, since its introduction to the fashion sphere, it’s expanded from the original riding boots with knee-highs to heeled ankle boots with woolen socks scrunched up, … Read More

Dressing for fickle fall weather: students share strategies

November 9, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Hiding a picture perfect outfit under a trench coat because the weather is crisp and nippy in the morning just to have to change down to shorts and a t-shirt by afternoon has been all too familiar amongst students at the University of Mary Washington this fall season.Read More

Embroidered embellishments emerge on campus

October 5, 2017 |


Senior Writer

As a very early form of art and expression, embroidery has been sewn on to clothing since 30,000 B.C. Embroidery was thought to have originated in Asia and the Middle East. Chinese embroidery techniques especially are still widely spread and used today.Read More

Plaid: a wardrobe staple from the 1500s to the 2000s

October 8, 2015 |


Whether you love plaid, or find it to be only something a hipster lumberjack would wear, it is a print that has dominated both the runways and campus walk for many years, and has had quite a historical impact. This is why it is impossible to walk to class without seeing at least half a dozen students sporting plaid flannel button-ups along campus walk today.Read More