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What to wear when you have nowhere to go

Virginia Nielsen wears a mask while carrying shopping bags during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco, Thursday, May 7, 2020.

Carly Travis, Contributing Writer

May 8, 2020

Being stuck at home, one might wonder if it even matters what they wear. Think again.  While it’s perfectly acceptable to merely switch in and out of pajamas all day,  it’s also fun to switch things up every now and then. After all, we do have one more month of being stuck inside.  Cloth...

Colabora Louis Vuitton con Artesanos Oaxaqueños

Colabora Louis Vuitton con Artesanos Oaxaqueños

Adriana Talavera, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2020

Una marca de lujo colabora con artesanos para iluminar a la cultura Oxacaqueña.  La ZonaMaco es una feria de arte contemporáneo, diseño, y fotografía llevada a cabo cada año en el centro citibanamex de la Ciudad de Mexico.  Pero, este año, llamo la atención a la exhibición de una colaboración entre la ...

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...

Fall fashion trends on the rise as temperatures drop

Jack Stevens, senior, enjoys thrifting to protect the environment.

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

The different designs in ‘Beyond What We Wear’ are intended to show all Chicagoans that beauty extends beyond superficiality.

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

Moonheart's Gucci glasses are one of her favorite accessories. She said it's the only Gucci item she owns.

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

Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie shielding half their faces with large sunglasses.

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

Alexis Fletcher has more than 15 tattoos and plans on getting more.

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

Lady Gaga attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the

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

A volunteer from the crowd poses during the DePaul Fashion Show at the Student Center. The Fashion Show was organized by DePaul's Fashion Society.

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...

Goodbye balayage, hello silver strands

An Instagram post from influencer Keaton Milburn showing off her silver hair. KEATON MILBURN/INSTAGRAM

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2019

Rather than trying to achieve the Barbie blonde locks, trend-followers are reaching for the bleach and their grandmother’s purple shampoos to achieve a sleek silver look. Silver-white hair is a trend that started within the last few years. Notable celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Kylie Jenner, Kim Ka...

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