Tag: fashion

Beauty isn’t in the eye of the beholder

BY LUKE HARRIS STAFF WRITER Beauty isn’t in the eye of the beholder. It’s a complex concept that we misconstrue. If it were truly in the eye of the beholder, then why do all the models on the magazine covers…

A Virtual Night at the Met

High fashion community of Twitter set to host online version of Met Gala BY: NAYOMI SANTOS STAFF WRITER Around every corner, news about COVID-19 is there waiting for you, so it’s natural that many people are looking for an escape…

More Money, Less Problems

Spend now to save later BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Unfortunately, life costs a lot of money. Every single day, we need to eat, put on clothing, get around and maintain some sense of personal hygiene. We have to spend…

A Night of Voguing and Style

As a closer for Black History Month, BSA showcases amazing style in annual fashion show  BY: TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER In the form of a fashion show, the Black Student Alliance (BSA) used its platform to not only showcase its…

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Students Show Out Against Fast Fashion

Roosevelt at Mason hosts a clothing exchange to help you style sustainably BY NAYOMI SANTOS: ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR The fast fashion industry is a global force that does more harm than good. The multi-billion dollar industry is very resource-intensive. In…

Rated R Models Steal the Show

Purple Reign showcased dancing, great fashion and amazing catwalk struts BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER On Friday, Nov. 15, the Reign Model Troupe presented a memorable fashion showcase to a packed crowd in the Hub Ballroom. The room was filled…

What the Heck’s a VSCO Girl?

BY ARIANNA GOODMAN, STAFF WRITER What the heck’s a VSCO girl? I have never felt as old as I did when I asked this question. My boyfriend’s two little sisters walked up to us going, “sksksksks” and “and I oop”…

Why Thrift Shopping Should Be Your Main Fashion Outlet

BY CHRISTINA O’FARRELL, CONTRIBUTOR I’ve had my fair share of trips to Forever 21, H&M, Pacsun and all the other big-name, fast- fashion stores at the mall. You could go through my wardrobe and find many of those brands folded…

A Discussion on Slow Fashion

A sustainable fashion panel discussion is held in the MIX@Fenwick BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER As opposed to fast fashion, slow fashion values every aspect of clothing manufacturing, from the seeds that grow the cotton to the hands that sew…

Upcycle instead of being a part of the cycle

The MIX@Fenwick hosts a sustainable-fashion challenge BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER According to fast-fashion critic Elizabeth Cline, “Americans consume nearly 20 billion garments a year, equivalent to 62 garments each.” This is the result of the rise of the fast-fashion industry….