Meta Girl

I’m really into hats. I’m also really into artsy individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit, fellow Terps, and inspirational trips to Spain. Needless to say, joining my creative forces with Meta Cartel and its founder, Jordan Greenwald, just felt right. I was initially captivated by the simple and functional aesthetic of Meta Cartel’s hats, but quickly learned of all the gorgeous…

King of Shell

Here on Steponya, we’re into funky-ing up the classics, and intermixing the formal and the casual to create eye-catching ensembles is one way of doing just that. Speaking to its versatility, the Alden LHS [Leisure Hand Sewn] loafer ventures out of the world of cubicles and tailored suits to add a rather dramatic flare to a…

Bohemian Superhero

The sun’s rays are beaming stronger and warmer, the earth is creeping back to life, and I am slowly [but surely] peeling layers off of my ensembles. Transitional pieces go a long way come spring’s temperamental climate, and my cape turned blanket turned scarf [turned anything you want it to be] easily carries me through the erratic lows…

A mile in his shoes

Walking a mile in my latest photographer’s shoes was just as stimulating as I thought it would be, if not even more so. And, in all honesty, Nick‘s impeccable ensembles more than earned him a few minutes in front of the camera. His intricate, cohesive, and refreshing looks have always inspired me, so I was very curious as to the…

Slouchy, comfortable, and chic

I go through phases: elegant and feminine; bodycon anything; slouchy and comfortable; simple and casual. Currently, I’m becoming reacquainted with the “slouchy and comfortable”  look, one that I knew far too well during my high-school days. Yet I’ve evolved. Grey sweatpants have been replaced by baggy trousers. Athletic sweatshirts are now oversized, zippered sweaters. Fleece…