thestylesynapse

A neuroscience student with a fondness for fashion.

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cornflower & lace

I’ve admired Self-Portrait‘s designs from afar for a long time. The Malaysian-born designer Han Chong is always finding new ways to play with lace — from…

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azure & tangerine

Who says shirt styling has to be prim? This shirt dress maintains the elegance of a classic collared shirt, but with its side splits, open back, and…

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shoulder & patent

Spring has been a late bloomer this year. Blizzarding in February – OK. Cold as s**t in March – fine. Hailing in April – no…

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asos & chichia

Asos recently launched an exciting collaboration with London-based designer Christine Mhando (better known as Chichia). She combines African textile prints and contemporary silhouettes, resulting in beautiful…

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florals & flurries

Boston’s weather has been a constant tease, offering up a few glorious days of spring, before quickly retreating into cold, gloomy days. It was snowing heavily today.…

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monochrome & bells

Sleeves are rarely the focal point of an outfit, but this past year designers have been making them the center of attention — extra-extra-long sleeves, ruffles on…

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kimono & emerald

This outfit was put together rather arbitrarily. I was sandwich-munching in a café and overheard my neighbors chatting excitedly about their upcoming St. Paddy’s Day plans — “start drinking…

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blue & white

It was abnormally warm in Boston the past couple of days, and it felt as if the population doubled. Everyone was out and about or sunbathing in…

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mirror & silver

Happy Monday! Spring is approaching (ever so slowly) and I’ve been looking for a few pieces to jazz up my wardrobe. This sporty disco-chic take on the…

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him & her

Awjin and I just celebrated our 3rd year anniversary (time flies!). I’ve been reflecting on our relationship and how much we’ve both grown. Something I’ve…

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peppermint & snow

My winter wardrobe has been feeling a little too black-and-gray lately, so when I saw this dress with its peppermint candy cane stripes, it was a…

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