Hey fellow CollegeFashionistas and Fashionistos! My name is Lulu Tong and I am eager to start as a Style Guru for Queens University’s campus runway. I am currently a first year student studying commerce. I am aspiring for a career that can mix my business foundations with fashion, whether it be in editorial, buying or brand management. As a current first year business representative and contributor for the student-run magazine, Muse Magazine
, I have gained a tremendous amount of knowledge on both the business and editorial side of publishing a magazine. With this experience, I am ever more excited to be exploring the wide array of style present at Queens. I have a habit of checking fashion blogs as often as checking the time, and have accumulated enough fashion and art magazines that can form their own library. If I am ever asked to name one thing I love, it is safe to say I can answer with the seven letter word that is fashion.
In the photo above I am pictured wearing a wool coat from China, a student knitted wool headband from the school store Tricolour Outlet, a Zara tee, an Urban Outfitters bag, a vintage sweater, Club Monaco pants and Bally boots. Coming from and studying in a small city, I have always resorted to unconventional ways to find stylish clothes. Exhibit one, the grey coat I am wearing above originally had a hood with knit detailing underneath. To make it more suitable for myself, I decided to cut the hood and change it into a collar. I also love scouring into the bins of my parents old clothes at different intervals of time and always seem to fall in love with something new each visit. Some of my favourite pieces of clothing and accessories are silk pants, vintage inspired coats and structured bags. Designer names that reoccur on my wish list include Philip Lim
Fashion. Wearable art as many call it, is what I see as a form of individualism. If my style can be a juxtaposition of fashion stereotypes, then so can those around me. As a Style Guru, I am enthusiastic to be able to showcase the individuality and campus trends of Queens University.