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Adventures in Acrylics

Adventures in Acrylics

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Style

With prom mere days away, preparations for such a big day are already underway (that is, at least for me) -- hair and makeup appointments are being planned, nails polish and acrylics are being applied. It’s quite the process, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that one should sacrifice all of their...

Thrift Stores Ceasing to be a Bargain

Thrift Stores Ceasing to be a Bargain

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under Columns, Showcase, Style

  Just a few hours ago, I was at my local Goodwill Boutique (yes, a Goodwill “boutique” exists, despite the obvious irony), and when I went to check out, they asked me if I would be willing to donate an extra $1 to support their cause. Note that this is after already having spent over $30… On ju...

Politics are in the Threads of Fashion

Politics are in the Threads of Fashion

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Style

Recently, people have been questioning why politics should be brought into events like award shows and fashion shows. They argue that these venues are no place for politics; But they’re wrong. Fashion is influenced by all sorts of people, from every background, and they are people with opinions who a...

Films’ Influence on Fashion

Films’ Influence on Fashion

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Style

Fashion depicted in film is used to introduce its characters before the dialogue begins by acknowledging the periodization and culture of the film. Audience members wanting to embody these characters take influence from their fashions. Illuminating the ability of film to spark contemporary fashion trends. Filmmaker...

Bernie for Balenciaga

Bernie for Balenciaga

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Style, Uncategorized

Remember Bernie Sanders the Vermont Senator with a presidential dream? Well, looks like the democratic darling has taken on a new role as the inspiration for Balenciaga’s Fall Winter collection. In January, male model strut up and down the runway decked out in Sanders inspired clothing, alterna...

The Evolution of Feminist Fashion

The Evolution of Feminist Fashion

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Style

Trousers, shoulder pads, short hair, no bras. What do these all have in common? Well, despite being stereotypically viewed as men’s fashion, all of these articles of clothing -- or lack thereof -- have been significant to feminist fashion in decades past.   The feminist movement has always r...

Mainstream Trends: 2016

Mainstream Trends: 2016

Ethan Simons, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Style

  2016 was an interesting year for fashion. If one thinks buying clothing items that are destructed, antiqued, destroyed, or otherwise look like you took them out of an old chest in your grandparents attic is a good investment, this was a great year. Yeezy shoes cost about $300 and up and look abo...

(Wo)Menswear

(Wo)Menswear

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

  Contrary to popular belief, a woman does not have to wear a dress and heels to be feminine. Nor does she need long hair, extensive layers of makeup, a slim figure, or any of those other ideals society has deemed quintessential to be beautiful.   Femininity is different for everyone. For some, it’s tig...

Be Cool, Not Cold

Be Cool, Not Cold

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
November 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

  When it gets too cold, there comes a point where everyone is dressed the same: massive puffy jackets, jeans, beanies, boots, and scarves. It becomes difficult to differentiate one person from the next because they’re all dressed in such a similar way.   However, fall and winter in Southern C...

A Sneak Peak into Spring

A Sneak Peak into Spring

Presley Lozano, Editor-In-Chief
October 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style, Uncategorized

This fall season brings crisp leaves and chilled air, but as we progress into winter, the fashion world moves into spring. Spring fashion collections are slowly releasing for the outset of the 2017 lines in the CFDA Vogue Fashion show at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood, California. This show...

Buying on a Budget

Buying on a Budget

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
September 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

If you're like most broke high school students, you know the struggle of seeing an article of clothing that’s a must-have to complete your “aesthetic.” And if you’re like most lazy and antisocial people, you spend your free time online shopping. The happy medium between laziness and a fas...

Replacing the Hallways for Runways

Replacing the Hallways for Runways

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
September 9, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

The fashion industry unites in New York City from September 8th to the 15th, to release designer’s Spring/Summer 2017 collections. Fashion prodigies and industry elites alike crowd into runway shows and scour social media to see the visual masterpieces that will shape their wardrobe for the upcoming...

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