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Fall fashion trends on the rise as temperatures drop

Fall fashion trends on the rise as temperatures drop

Rebecca Meluch, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

The temperature is now dropping below 40 degrees, our clocks are turned back, the sun is setting in the late afternoon, and fall fashion trends continue to develop . Red, yellow, green, and brown tints of nature beautifully mark the time for fall fashion trends that inspire a maroon, olive, and khaki colo...

Models show off Mexican-Contemporary designs at Latinx Fashion Show

Models show off Mexican-Contemporary designs at Latinx Fashion Show

Hillary Flores, Social Media Editor

September 30, 2019

Beauty is a six-letter word that takes on various meanings. But, is this word only skin-deep? This was the topic of conversation in the Latinx Fashion Show, “Beyond What We Wear,” on Sept. 24, hosted by JLL. The fashion show welcomed Mexican-Contemporary designers Lydia Lavin and her daughter, Monserrat...

Columbia College student dares to stand out in pink

Columbia College student dares to stand out in pink

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

June 12, 2019

In a world of fitted black turtlenecks, cigarette skinny black slacks and leather loafers, only a few dare to add their own flare of style into their wardrobe. Those few are brighter than the sun as they turn heads and stand out in the crowd of basic and bland business-casual and so-called urban yuppies...

Oversized sunglasses remain popular summer trend

Oversized sunglasses remain popular summer trend

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

June 12, 2019

Summer is approaching and everyone is reaching for a stylish pair of shades. There’s a pair of trendy sunglasses for everyone, but a common theme amongst them all is the overdramatic and oversized look. The bigger, the better. Some celebrities who originally started this trend are Paris Hilton, Nicole...

Ink: the accessory that never comes off

Ink: the accessory that never comes off

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

June 3, 2019

Fashion is who someone is – their spirit, personality, vibe. Accessorizing that spirit can change a look to fit any situation, no matter what the occasion calls for. Tattoos are one accessory that add to any look and can go with you everywhere.  Tattoos have been around for thousands of years. T...

Spring style switch-up

Spring style switch-up

Ana Carolina Jorge, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019

In her viral hit Netflix show, best-selling author and tidying expert Marie Kondo tackles an all too familiar issue: dealing with clutter and unnecessary items in our homes. Her six-rule method encompasses all the areas in the home, and it starts with possibly the hardest of all for women – clothes. Most...

Camp: the theme that means the most – or nothing at all

Camp: the theme that means the most – or nothing at all

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 13, 2019

Many consider the annual Met Gala to be one of the most important events for fashion, with the Hollywood elite flaunting their wealth and status by way of what they choose to wear. Every Met Gala has a theme to match the exhibit being displayed at the museum for the gala, with guests dressing in costume...

Fashion in full force at DePaul event

Fashion in full force at DePaul event

Chinyere Ibeh, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2019

Student brands and boutiques showcased their new seasonal clothes on the runway with the DePaul Fashion Show on Tuesday, April 16. The journey toward this show started during the winter involvement fair, where the DePaul Activities Board and the DePaul Fashion Society essentially met. The Fashion Society had j...

Here, we do drag

Here, we do drag

Julia Hale, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019

Last Friday’s Student Drag Show, hosted by Spectrum DePaul, was filled with unconventional acts. In addition to the amazing femme performers, there were several masc performances and even a more gender-neutral performer in clown makeup. Additionally, there were multiple cisgender drag performances. ...

Will Chicago ever have a seat at the fashion table?

Hailey Hinton, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018

Three Chicago fashion entrepreneurs and two Chicago fashion students say they are frustrated that Chicago has never had a seat at the fashion industry table. That can change, but it will take more money and media coverage, they say. Tony Long, the CEO of FashionBar Chicago, said, “We can be leaders...

Zozosuit ushers in custom-fit fashion

Zozosuit ushers in custom-fit fashion

Mackenzie Born, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018

Ordered clothes online lately that didn’t fit? Start Today Co. Ltd., a company based in Japan, wants to help you change that with a futuristic bodysuit. Claiming that the rigid sizing system in the fashion industry is on the way out, Start Today is hoping to revolutionize the way we buy clothes with the...

Crocs make come-back

Crocs make come-back

Jacqueline Brennan, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018

In 2002 founders Scott Seamans, Lyndon “Duke” Hanson, and George Boedecker Jr., introduced the world to one of the most popular brands of “boat shoes” in history, Crocs. 16 years later expanding their brand to more than the original foam clogs, Crocs are here to make their comeback like so man...

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