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Purchase or pass? Influencer-backed eyeshadows receive mixed reviews

Purchase or pass? Influencer-backed eyeshadows receive mixed reviews

Hannah Mitchell, Multimedia Editor

January 19, 2020

The new decade anticipates the restock of last season’s most hyped eyeshadow palettes. Jeffree Star Cosmetics’s Conspiracy Palette, Tati Beauty’s Textured Neutrals Palette and Morphe’s The James Charles Palette have dominated social media feeds, yet have makeup enthusiasts wondering if these products live up to their hype.  ...

Ross, T.J. Maxx and Marshalls make budget shopping easy for students

Ross, T.J. Maxx and Marshalls make budget shopping easy for students

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 12, 2020

Creating a space to call your own, finding stylish outfits or simply wanting warmly scented candles for a cheap price is a dream come true. Luckily, that dream is not out of reach with stores like Ross Dress for Less, TJ Maxx and Marshall’s.  Imagine having Mary Poppins’ purse - an endless amount of good...

Regardless of cosmetic congestion, consumers still believe there is room for growth

Regardless of cosmetic congestion, consumers still believe there is room for growth

Hannah Mitchell, Multimedia Editor

January 12, 2020

As the cosmetic industry continues to boom, consumers are left to wonder what they want from makeup companies. The cosmetic industry grew $93.5 billion in the U.S. market in 2019 and is expected to continue to grow 7.14 percent compound annual growth rate from 2018-2023.  The industry has expanded from...

End of the decade: reliving the 2010s

End of the decade: reliving the 2010s

December 28, 2019

With 2020 comes the start of a new decade. But before the new year, it's time to look back at a few of the trends that defined the past 10 years.   Beauty Covering Climate Change Instagram Memes Movies Sports Women in Pop Music The White House...

End of the decade: 2010s contoured way to top of beauty firsts

End of the decade: 2010s contoured way to top of beauty firsts

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

December 28, 2019

This decade has been the biggest “glow up” of all. The art of beauty has taken a turn from canvas and onto people’s faces, with hair and makeup transforming and including a range of diversity that was not there before. The 2010s changed the whole beauty industry. More makeup brands than ever ...

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...

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