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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...

Helpful Homecoming Fashion Tips

Helpful Homecoming Fashion Tips

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase

Keep in mind that you are there to dance, so bring extra shoes that you will be comfortable in Girls tend to wear short dresses instead of long ones, because the gym is always hot this time of year Bring a clutch or a small bag to hold all necessary items, such as your school id Match y...

The Power of Layering

The Power of Layering

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
September 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase

Clothing that will keep you comfortable during the awkward weather

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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...

Behind Fast Fashion

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor
September 9, 2016
Filed under Style

The term ‘Fast Fashion’ is an expression “used by fashion retailers to express that designs move quickly from the catwalk in order to capture current fashion trends.” Fast fashion stores do come as a convenience to those like myself shopping on a budget, there are some serious humane and enviro...

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 Beauty in Difference

The Beauty in Difference

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2016
Filed under Style

In Scarlet Edward’s “One Size Does Not Fit All,” she pinpoints the negative display of how beauty equals a size zero. But not all brand or stores try to capture the essence that beauty is equivalent to being thin. It is true that Brandy Melville is a “one size fits most” kind-of brand, but...

Nailed It

Natalia Huanosto, Staff Writer
February 28, 2016
Filed under Style

  Many girls know about gel nails, a more durable than regular nail polish that lasts up to two weeks.      Gel nails need to be dried quickly, so salons use these nail lamps. They either have  LED or UV light bulbs.   So what’s the difference? Well, while UV is more affordable, it takes long...

Suit Up

Suit Up

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Columns, Style

I have a Speech and Debate tournament on the same day as Winter Formal. This means I will be in a hurry to get ready for the dance.  Speech and Debate tournaments can last all day, depending on how far you move on in the competition.  Also, everyone is required to dress professionally (i.e. wear...

Street Fashion: Anthony Davila

Street Fashion: Anthony Davila

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer
January 29, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Style

Everybody has their own unique style, and for senior Anthony Davila, style is a “reflection of your inner self.” Davila got into fashion back when he first moved to Ohio. His uncles had given him $200 and told him to get some new clothes. He put it all on a pre-paid card and went shopping online...

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