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  • Plus Fashion, Just Fashion

    October 30, 2019 by

    Kori Hyer “Society is going to accept that women come in all shapes and sizes.” –Sabrina Talso   The plus-sized woman has always been a part of our world. She has always been beautiful. She has always had a fantastic sense of style.  Unfortunately, this style had been limited by the lack of plus-sized options… Read more

  • Halima Aden: Redefining Beauty Standards

    October 30, 2019 by

    Emily Arnheiter The Somali-American model smashes stereotypes with her strong-willed personality and activism Child refugee, UNICEF ambassador, international model, innovator. When it comes to badass women, Halima Aden stands out on and off the runway. Caught in the midst of the Somali Civil War, Aden was forced at a young age to relocate to Kakuma,… Read more

  • Faux Fur Vs. Real Fur

    October 30, 2019 by

    Anne Graf There is no free lunch The thought of adorning our bodies in the skins of what used to be living, breathing beings shocks and horrifies most ethically-aware fashionistas.  But is it that cut and dry? Does wearing fur really equate someone to Cruella de Vil? Is faux fur a godsend, alleviating us of… Read more

  • Music & Fashion Intertwined

    October 30, 2019 by

    Caroline Kotterer A deeper look into the blurred boundaries between music and fashion Music is the soundtrack to our lives. Whether you’re waking up in the morning, walking to class, or taking a shower music can accompany these small activities. Putting together an outfit requires much more than just background noise. When deciding on whether… Read more

  • Factual Fashion: Jacquard

    October 30, 2019 by

    The techniques you didn’t know about in fashion… until now. by Isabelle Pringle It can come in a luxurious floral print, a shiny paisley loafer, or even a ferocious tiger-printed sweater. But what do all three of these seemingly different items have in common? The answer is the use of a jacquard print or loom… Read more

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