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Why is It So Hard to Find a Good Pair of Jeans?

By Maria Velasquez On November 3, 2014

Besides final exams, dental appointments, and family dinners with my divorced parents, there are few things in life that fill me with more anxiety than going shopping for a new pair of jeans. As a… Read More

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Culture

The Halloween Costume Guide: What to Wear Based on Your Time Crunch

By Rose Wednesday On October 25, 2014

Are you in to Halloween, but bad at planning out your costume? Or are you not too in to it, but forced to go out and make merry with everyone else? Either… Read More

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Culture

Dear Fashion Industry, We Need to Talk About Blackface

By Sagine Gay On October 18, 2014

[TW: Images of blackface from the fashion industry are included] In 2013, a French fashion magazine, Numero, released an editorial spread they called, “African Queen.” My jovial excitement was quickly numbed to… Read More

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Fashion

The Intimidating Art of Buying Stuff, Part II

By Rose Wednesday On October 17, 2014

Last week, I talked a little bit about figuring out what you actually wear and trying to anticipate what you might need to expand on that core set of clothing. So this… Read More

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Fashion

Notes from the Style Lab: The Intimidating Art of Buying Stuff, Part One

By Rose Wednesday On October 3, 2014

I love acquiring clothes. I say “acquiring” because to me there’s nothing better than the rare situation where you get clothes you don’t have to pay for; you raid your grandma’s trunk,… Read More

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Notes From the Style Lab: Making the Cutest DIY Earrings

By Rose Wednesday On September 25, 2014

So many people struggle with clothes, and for good reason. Clothing design and manufacture is one of the most convoluted industries in the world. Clothes get designed, copied, recopied, modified, shipped overseas… Read More

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Fashion

The Reformed Alt Kid’s Academic Wardrobe

By Rose Wednesday On August 11, 2014

It’s time to go back to school, and if you’re at all involved in a university, that means navigating the expectations other people have for what you’ll look like while still showing… Read More

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Feminist Apparel: The Trendy, Socially Aware T-Shirts We’ve Been Waiting For

By Rachel Kinnard On June 18, 2014

With shirts boasting slogans like “Feminist as fuck” and “Never read the comments,” it’s difficult not to fall in love with Feminist Apparel. A few weeks ago I was browsing online and… Read More

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Fashion

Trends Dudes HATE! (And Why We Don’t Give a Damn)

By Daniela Attia On May 29, 2014

Trends come and go, however male criticism of women’s clothing is here to stay. Yahoo Shine posted an article that listed various summer trends that “turn guys off”. Males commented on popular… Read More

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Get Your Khaleesi On: The “Game of Thrones” Clothing Line Fans Can’t Wait For

By Amanda Duncil On March 4, 2014

Can’t wait for season four of Game of Thrones? Black Milk Clothing is here to sate your lust for branded swag. As early as May, the company teased us with the prospect of… Read More

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That Peter Pan Collar Blouse Won’t Change Who You Are

By Noor Al-Sibai On December 16, 2013

I can’t be the only one who does this. It usually starts with an ad on the side of my news feed, or maybe just boredom, or procrastination. I find myself on… Read More

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Fashion

Crop Tops and Color Pops: Bold and Beautiful Summer Looks

By On August 15, 2013

Now that summer if winding down, the allure of enticing sales threatening to empty my wallet is beckoning at every turn. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of seasonal deals… Read More