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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...

The Man Behind the Hijinxs

The Man Behind the Hijinxs

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

Frontline: You recently started the brand Hijinx Cotton, how did the brand arise? Omar Mateo: Ever since the 9th grade I had wanted to start a clothing line. I've always had the idea and drive for it, but never the money nor confidence until a few months ago when I saved up some cash and met a lot...

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...

Fashionable Friendly Prices for Teens

Fashionable Friendly Prices for Teens

Abby Sheppard, Ads & Distribution
September 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase

Target is making a comeback in their clothing department not only for women but men as well. Now, according to each season their clothing department seems to coordinate with the latest and greatest fashion statements. From red, white and blue bathing suits, all the way to fall boots, coats and jacke...

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...

Conflicts of Conformity

Conflicts of Conformity

Francesca Sarmiento, Photographer
May 22, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style, Uncategorized

   We are at a critical age of epicurean ideals where all we care about is our appearance in the eyes of others. Unfortunately, this consumes most girls, and they will go to great lengths to look good, or rather, to look like the latest trending Instagram guru. Painted eyebrows, ridiculously long la...

The In-Things of Spring

The In-Things of Spring

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Style

Structured and Geometrical Loose-and-flowy have always been a trend in past spring times. Despite its, still, current appeal, new pieces to look at have more structure and many appear to suit geometrical patterns and cut. Many of these looks appear in slanted hem, and a fitted or boxed bodice. Off...

Simple Style for a Real Man

Simple Style for a Real Man

Justin Spitzer, Sports Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Style

As a guy have you ever struggled with choosing what to wear because you have no idea what looks good and doesn’t look good? Admit it as men we’ve all just picked up a semi clean shirt off the floor and thrown it on to go out for a night with friends. However, you want to step your fashion game up...

Abbey Gaumer The Dreamer

Abbey Gaumer The Dreamer

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
January 19, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Style

Sophomore Abbey Gaumer has always had a passionate interest in expressing herself through makeup and fashion. Gaumer is known for creating unique makeup looks and sporting artsy outfits. Frontline was given the opportunity to know more about her life and interests. Frontline: "What is your inspiration for your makeup...

Fashion and Design Club

Fashion and Design Club

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
November 16, 2015
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Frontline: Why did you start Fashion and Design Club? Carley Sullivan: I plan to study fashion once I graduate El Mo, so I wanted to make a club where other people could become interested in fashion and hopefully see themselves in the future being involved in some form of this industry. FL: Why...

Daughter of the Year

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
October 27, 2015
Filed under Columns, Media&Arts, Style

Most people know Johnny Depp for his charisma and versatility on the big screen. Being one of the most talented actors of his time, Depp has played countless unforgettable characters such as the clever Jack Sparrow from "Pirates of the Caribbean" and the gentle monster Edward in "Edward Scissorhands."...

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