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Most Loved Pieces This Fall

HI everyone!

Now that we're starting our second round of midterms and well into the Fall Semester, Thu and I thought we would share some of our most loved trends this fall. Except Houston's weather is so warm it's still basically summer... Hope you enjoy!
Julia I've gotten really into structured and oversized fits this season, so this is pretty much the epitome of that. I love to pair oversized pieces with even more oversized ones, just so I can get that lewk without trying much at all. These pieces are all pretty minimal, so if you see me around campus I'll probably be in at least one of these pieces here. Coincidentally, the whole outfit is from Aritzia - I highly recommend checking their website out!  - but culottes and oversized tops are so on trend now, I'm pretty sure you can find similar pieces at H&M, Zara and even Forever21.

Jacket: Aritzia (here) | Blouse: Aritzia (here) | Culottes: Aritzia (here) | Shoes: Sam Edelman

Thu Thu's wearing all…

Hillflint's Co-Founder John Shi [Exclusive Interview!]

What's your response to students who say your sweaters are too expensive?  It is pricier, but I believe you should look at it as the price per wear. The majority of the cost comes from the premium material the sweaters are made of - luxury, quality fabrics, used in sweaters you find at places like Nordstrom. The quality of a Hillflint sweater gives me many, many more wears than, say, a sweater from H&M would give me.
That's exactly what I try to tell people too! The whole 'slow fashion' trend, where you should invest in classic pieces that will give you tons of wears or last you a long time. Along with being high quality, where does Hillflint stand on ethical fashion?  Ethical production is important to us, and we have bi-yearly audits of our factories by third party auditors. If a factory doesn't treat their workers ethically, that implies other negative things about their business as well. We visit our producers and their factories in person to establish relati…

LNY Fashion Show 2016 Recap

Hi Everyone! With Spring Break over, I wanted to take the time to recap 6100 Main’s flagship event, the Lunar New Year Fashion Show. This year’s show was my first and what an amazing experience it was. Dare I say it was the best one yet. The theme was ROY.G.BIV, a play on the colors of the rainbow where each outfit accentuated a particular color against a black backdrop. It was intended to be simple and modern with a sizable injection of traditional elements. The show could have been too simple – boring even – and it didn’t turn out that way at all. Personally, I thought there was a great fusion of modern and traditional elements and a balance of formal and daily wear. Last year’s show aimed to promote the blog as well as elevate the fashion of the student body as a whole, and I believe we did that again here.  Simply put, I thought it was fab. And I hope you think so too. 
We had the models walk in order of color so red went out first, then orange, etc. Each outfit was contrasted by…