Tag Archives: trends

Black is the New Blue

T: The New York Times Style Magazine

Catherine Middleton’s elegant sapphire engagement ring may have had us all buzzing about blue jewels of late, but now that the Royals have finally tied the knot we can focus on the real trend at hand: black diamond rings. Midnight diamonds are both understated and edgy, adding a touch of subversion to an otherwise demure ensemble. The chanteuse Janelle Monáe, looking stunning in her signature tux, at last week’s Costume Institute gala, accented her look with a Chanel black diamond camellia ring studded with white diamonds. [Full Post]

Tenka puts free food at students’ fingertips

The Columbia Spectator 

TENKA

A bit of a phenomenon has hit campus lately—money-strapped students have been heard offering to treat their friends when grabbing a local bite. The key to this newfound generosity? Tenka deals.

The coupon and discount platform Tenka, which debuted in Morningside Heights last semester, finally seems to have caught on. It is the latest in a coupon scene already populated with websites like Groupon, Living Social, and Blackboard Eats. But unlike some of these other businesses’ offers, a Tenka deal doesn’t require a down payment and is redeemed upon physically entering a store and displaying the coupon on a smartphone or in a text message. [Full Story]