RIVER CITY FASHION

Self-Care & Mental Health: Covid Edition

By: Sara AdeliThe COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us in too many ways. For a majority of us, it has placed a serious strain on our mental health. It’s nearly nine months in, and I am still trying to find a way to adapt to the new reality of online classes and social distancing. It can […]

Queen of Disco: Donna Summer

Written By: Caitlin ThompsonPhotographed by: Adriana Brown When we look back on the ‘70s most of us think about disco balls, fun outfits, and great music. LaDonna Adrian Gaines, more known by her stage name Donna Summer is considered by many as the “Queen of Disco”. Donna Summer has had a very successful music career, […]

The One Who Can Do It All, Stevie Nicks

Photography by: Adriana BrownWritten by: Caitlin ThompsonModel: Annie Miller The ‘70s was a time of free spirits, good music, and political change. Stevie Nicks was a revolutionary presence in many aspects. She was a renowned singer in Fleetwood Mac while also pursuing a successful soloist career, writing her first song at 15 to winning three […]

Eartha Kitt: The Woman Who Taught Us It’s Okay to be Evil

Photography: Adriana BrownStory: Adriana Brown “My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinion.”– Eartha Kitt As we look back on fashion decades’ past, we tend to revel in the retro styles that our parents and grandparents wore. We love the yellowed pages of family […]

Leaving Skincare Neglect in 2019: Our Beauty Resolutions

WRITTEN BY: SARA ADELIPHOTOGRAPHY BY: MARTA LOCKLEARThe time has come to carefully select our New Year resolutions for the year 2020. I know that there can be so much we all want to accomplish, and it can become all too easy to compile a list of 20+ goals we want to achieve by the end […]

Your Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide: Jewelry Edition

BY: AAYESHA POUDEL RICHMOND, Va– Black Friday: the unofficial holiday synonymous with hyper-consumerism. It is a big day for most retailers and has widened to include eCommerce in the form of “Media Monday.” For some of us unknowingly subscribed to retail email blasts and mail promotions, this holiday happens to start earlier each year. Fast […]

MamerSass: Streetwear But Make It Sustainable

BY EBONIQUE LITTLE PHOTOGRAPHS BY DOM KHUN;STYLISTS: ANNIE MILLER, KAYLEE AHN AND NABIHA RAIS Based in Chincoteague, Virginia and expanding its reach to Richmond, vintage boutique MamerSass Reinvented Fashions provides the ultimate guide on repurposed streetwear. While daily Americans waste thirteen million pounds of textiles, MamerSass is shifting the fashion industry as owners Jamey Brittingham […]