Laura’s Fashion Files

Time to tackle fall fashion

Time to tackle fall fashion

0 / October 3, 2013 9:01 am

By Laura Trask Fall fashion is to me what football season is to so many in our college-driven, sportsafreakish world — the signal to a softer, gentler season with all the excitement of game day.  Fashion fans can get just […]

Spring fashion in the Lowcountry is in full bloom

Spring fashion in the Lowcountry is in full bloom

0 / April 11, 2013 2:16 pm

By Laura Trask Spring in the Lowcountry is in full bloom! You can feel a burst of new energy as we shed winter coats, boots, scarves and start to look for a fresh new look to usher us into this […]

And the ‘best dressed’ Oscar goes to …

0 / February 28, 2013 8:30 am

By Laura Trask Screen Gods. That is how we view those who make their way down the Red Carpet on Oscar night. Like so many aspects of our culture, the origin of the Red Carpet dates back to ancient Greece […]

Come Election Day, who will be First in Fashion?

Come Election Day, who will be First in Fashion?

0 / November 1, 2012 12:34 am

By Laura Trask In a few short days, we will be focused on the election and who will be leading our country for the next four years. After the long campaign trail has come to an end and the votes […]

Sisters by design

Sisters by design

0 / September 6, 2012 2:41 am

By Laura Trask Sisters, thrown together at birth with often little more in common than their biological parents and the environment that they provide, can, if they overcome their differences, become the strongest allies. Having made it through the family […]

After you say ‘yes’ … It’s all about the dress

After you say ‘yes’ … It’s all about the dress

0 / February 23, 2012 7:29 am

By Laura Trask The rituals that shape weddings of today: the venue, the flowers, the cake, right down to the choosing of the mate were not part of the process historically. And as with every tradition that has evolved over […]

Fashion & the “It” Girl

0 / January 18, 2012 8:50 pm

By Laura Trask “How will we get our fashion and style in the new year? Who will wow us? Who will inspire us? Will it be a hot new designer? An entertainer?” These were the questions I was asking myself. […]

Fall: Time to turn up the volume

0 / September 8, 2011 3:52 pm

By Laura Trask It is easy to see why Vogue’s September Issue is the most important fashion magazine of the year. Loaded down with fall fashion, this edition (all 758 pages) weighs in at a whopping 4 lbs., 6 oz., […]

Bikini Dos and Don’ts

Bikini Dos and Don’ts

0 / July 14, 2011 1:08 pm

  Just in time for Water Festival By Laura Trask Nothing says summer in Beaufort like boats, beer and bikinis, and with the 56th Annual Beaufort Water Festival upon us (and since this is a fashion column), we had better […]

SCAD welcomes two fashion giants

0 / June 16, 2011 1:39 pm

By Laura Trask We all know that Savannah College of Art and Design is on par with some of the finest internationally recognized art schools, but this Lowcountry girl did not realize how prestigious the fashion design school at SCAD […]