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Hair Care to the Seasons

Hair Care to the Seasons

Lauren Kliewer, Style Editor
September 23, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

Have you ever noticed when girls dye their hair? Have you ever noticed that some girls dye their hair to match the season? It has become popular for girls to match their hair to the changing seasons of summer, fall, winter, and spring. As the seasons change, so does the old hair color palette. During...

Controversy Over Urban Outfitter’s Sweatshirt

Controversy Over Urban Outfitter’s Sweatshirt

Tori Nguyen, Photographer
September 16, 2014
Filed under Columns, Showcase, Style

Urban Outfitters has recently released a fake blood-stained, tattered sweater retailing for $129 with the Kent State University logo on front. Mixed feelings about the shirt have been expressed all over the internet. In 1970, the Kent State Shootings (a.k.a. the May 4th Massacre) occurred. The Ohio...

Hipsters Trending

Hipsters Trending

Lauren Kliewer, Style Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Style

Before the 2010s, hipster was defined as dressing by “melting pot of styles, tastes and behavior[s]” together. Generally, the term was associated to an alternative lifestyle and indie music. Their style consisted of non-mainstream fashionable outfits that held a bohemian quality. They often wear...

Style on Campus

Kieusa Nguyen, Fringe Editor
September 4, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

Mikayla White, 12 Senior Mikayla White has a cute yet casual style and can easily say her favorite store to shop at is Urban Outfitters. Above, she is sporting a crop top and kimono from Urban Outfitters, a skirt from Nordstrom's BP, ankle boots from Topshop, and a Michael Kors watch. To finish off...

Fashionistas: Kendall and Kylie

Fashionistas: Kendall and Kylie

Lauren Kliewer, Style Editor
September 2, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

Kendall and Kylie decided to follow in the Kardashian footsteps by entering the fashion industry. Their self-named brand was launched February 2013 and has risen in success. The line can be found exclusively in PacSun stores. It features a bohemian and retro chic look that captures the girls’ Californian...

Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Schooled

Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Schooled

Lauren Kliewer, Style Editor
August 21, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

As the fall begins, malls ready themselves for the arrival of teens. It is that time of the year with back-to-school promotions and teens attacking the sales rack. As summer ends, more girls are seen wearing kimonos. They help complete an outfit with their colorful designs by layering one over a dress...

Natural Remedies

Natural Remedies

Samantha Stenson, Fringe Editor
May 19, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

For Acne – Lemon Juice The acidity of lemon juice dries out pimples and kills the bacteria. Not only that but it helps to sustain glowing, radiant skin. For Dry Skin – Olive Oil Surprisingly, olive oil is found in many moisturizers. If lotion is not at hand, olive oil is the next best thing. ...

Vans are for the Skate Park, Not Prom

Vans are for the Skate Park, Not Prom

Celia Janes, Staff Writer
April 18, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

  In the past few years, wearing casual shoes, such as Vans and Converse, with formal attire has become a growing fashion trend for dances like prom and homecoming.  Although these shoes look good with casual clothes, they are not appropriate when worn with formal attire, such as suits and tuxed...

Make-Up Do’s and Don’ts

Make-Up Do’s and Don’ts

Samantha Stenson, Fringe Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

8 Make-Up Dos Use a foundation that exactly matches your skin tone Moisturize your face before applying make-up Blend your make-up Wear natural looking make-up to school Clean your make-up brushes Curl your lashes Use complementary colors Apply eye liner close to the lash   8...

The Áo Dài

The Áo Dài

Lauren Kliewer, Op/Ed Editor
April 14, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

Áo dài, which means long garment, is a Vietnamese national costume worn by women. It’s a dress made of silk material with bottom trousers. In 1744, the lord of Huế wanted his court to wear buttoned gowns to distinguish them from other courts who wore long skirts. The áo dài covers the whole...

Comeback of Dr. Martens

Comeback of Dr. Martens

Maria Vital, Misc. Editor
March 16, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

What are Dr. Martens? These shoes revolutionized the shoe industry in the 1950s and have recently made a widespread comeback. With their durability, various colors, and styles, the boots are on the feet of men and women around the world. “Docs” were created by Munich-based Dr. Maertens, and...

Style: Do This, Not That

Style: Do This, Not That

Shayla Chavez, Staff Writer
March 12, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Style

Fashion Do Light blue jeans are popping up everywhere, despite many opting for dark blue. With spring nearly here, contribute to the good vibes and style by picking up a pair of light blue washed jeans. What’s more, light jeans look great with a black top and boots or even converse. They are mor...

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