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Politically inspired fashion is in this season

Politically inspired fashion is in this season

Jack Breslin, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Conservative political activist Candace Owens made false claims last month that Yeezy designer Kanye West was helping her design an anti-democratic clothing brand called Blexit, which would encourage black Democrats to turn Republican. West, who was notoriously conservative last month, now claims he...

Crocs make come-back

Crocs make come-back

Jacqueline Brennan, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

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...

Michael Kors to buy Versace

Michael Kors to buy Versace

Hailey Hinton, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

Michael Kors is expected to buy Versace for $2.1 billion as stated last week, but questions arise of whether this news will help or hurt the company due to the drastic difference in overall design and target audience of both brands. Irene Pavlidis, a sophomore at DePaul and follower of all things...

Student creates a new business to promote acceptance

Student creates a new business to promote acceptance

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under News

While most DePaul students scramble to find an internship and try tirelessly to build a resume before graduation, sophomore Braylen Stevens is one step ahead, already running a business of his own. Originally from Milwaukee, Stevens is a 19-year-old accounting major who founded MBRACED Culture, which...

NYFW exhibit touches on body modification

NYFW exhibit touches on body modification

Josh Tikka, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Showcase

Fashion Instagram and Twitter were abuzz this past week for New York Fashion Week. While Nicki Minaj and Cardi B’s not-really-fight took center stage, Simon Huck’s “A. Human” was the trending surprise that captured audience fantasy and imagination. “A. Human” is part performance, immersive...

Think Pink

Think Pink

Isaac Carrasco, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

Are you trying to switch up your sense of fashion? Trying to make your wardrobe exude confidence? Try the color pink. To think that pink is solely for girls is clearly outdated, according to this spring and summer’s latest trends. e color pink on men used to signify strength and vigor, but s...

Style for spring and summer

Style for spring and summer

Ross Greer, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

As the weather begins its slow turn to warmth there may finally be a chance to rock that new outfit you've been planning out since it started snowing. Now that both New York City and London’s spring and summer fashion weeks have passed, it’s time to figure out how you can work the new styles and tr...

TV’s retro resurgence

TV’s retro resurgence

Ola Gronski, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

High waisted pants, velour tops and Winona Ryder all share one thing in common: the 1980s. Make that two, given that the synthwave decade has found itself revived in the present day. Take a look around a college campus or flip through the channels on television—those whimsical patterns and washed d...

Thrift stores from Armitage to Addison

Thrift stores from Armitage to Addison

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Focus

Digging through bins and scouting through racks of clothes can be an extremely arduous process to find one piece of clothing you like. But the benefits can outweigh the costs of thrift shopping. Living in a world through an eco-friendly lens, thrift shopping is one huge way to help the environment b...

#DPUFW: DePaul Fashion Week

#DPUFW: DePaul Fashion Week

Ashley Fedha

September 18, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Focus

Fashion Week is a yearly event in New York City where various designers, fashion icons, and experts come together to display their work. It is usually mistaken as an event solely designated to A-list celebrities, however particular shows are welcome to anyone at a cost. Read More »...

Rompers top choice for summer fashion

Rompers top choice for summer fashion

Hannah Pipes

May 22, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

Summer is one of the best times of the year for fashion. This is especially true in a cold city like Chicago where a good portion of the year is spent with clothes hidden behind large, puffy, unattractive winter coats. Read More »...

Yoga pants: essential or just plain comfortable?

Yoga pants: essential or just plain comfortable?

Megan Wynbeek

May 8, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion, Lifestyle

Yoga class starts in 20 minutes.  It takes you about 15 minutes to walk to the L stop, get on your train, and transit to class.  The issue?  You’ve looked under the bed, through your dirty laundry and even through your roommate’s dirty laundry, but you can’t seem to find your yoga pants ...

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