Colette Smith is a sophomore who as not declared her major yet. She can be reached at [email protected]

Sustainable brands to support this holiday season

The fashion industry is huge and with its size it brings even larger detriments to the environment. The apparel industry accounts for around 10% of global carbon emissions and 20% of water pollution. With these huge impacts and protecting our Earth being more important than ever, here are some great sustainable fashion brands to add to your shopping list this holiday season.

The power of the dollar: Black-owned fashion labels

While many of you might be new to the concept of exercising your purchasing power, it is perhaps one of the simplest and most effective ways to fight for racial justice in America. The clothing and footwear industries are enormous.

Seoul Fashion Week stuns on, off the runway

The 2020 show boasted its usual creativity not only on the runway but with the incredible street style that, as usual, rivals and maybe even outshines the runway looks.

COVID-19 protection, but make it fashion

With so many fashion brands offering stylish options, there is no excuse to ruin your wonderful outfit with a less-wonderful mask.

Wolf x Rose brings sustainability, well-being to the undergarment industry

The company’s goal is for as many people as possible to have access to their non-toxic underwear to help prevent prostate and breast cancer, which can be caused by toxic dyes and chemicals with carcinogenic properties found in other underwear brands.

From the Arts Editors: Our quarantine consumption

To be more deliberate with my time and help diversify my literary world, I committed to only reading authors of color during my quarantine time and throughout 2020. I first read April Sinclair’s “Coffee Will Make You Black” (1994) and “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” (1965). Two very different books, but both so important to […]

Love It Or Haute It: Hair accessories

Introduction: During these challenging and uncertain times, it can feel like most things are coming to a grinding halt. We are here to remind you that there is something that waits behind for no one: fashion. So, while we would love to be lounging around, scrolling through TikToks, we have a job to do. It […]

Love It or Haute It: Fringe

While fringe has never gone away completely, it was heavily featured in the Spring 2020 fashion shows and will likely become much more common than it ever was before. We do not like to discriminate here, so instead of focusing on specific fringed garments (think fringe jackets, fringe dresses, fringe purses, etc.), we chose to […]

Love It or Haute It: Bermuda shorts

Recently, Bermuda shorts have been attempting a comeback. American Eagle brought them back in stock last year and they have even graced the thighs of the Kardashians. Though there is plenty of evidence of a resurgence, many are still undecided over whether they should try the shorts. So, as temperatures begin to rise around campus, […]