The media and public representation of Taylor Swift reminds us that we must confront our internalized misogyny and be more thoughtful with ourselves and other women, says Shay Suresh CM ‘24.
Pop Culture Columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 analyzes how the pandemic has pushed consumers away from luxury fashion brands and caused celebrities to be “canceled” because of insensitive displays of wealth.
Fashion trends among the students of the Claremont Colleges include Birkenstocks, high-waisted shorts and distressed jeans
Orange National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) jumpsuits, 1920s sequin dresses, and red cowboy boots are some of the gems you can find at the Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, California. Open every second Sunday of the month, the market features over 2,500 vendors that offer everything from
It is certainly difficult to mitigate the contest between the pitfalls of consumerism and an interest in fashion. Clothing, after all, is a wearable expression of materialism. But fashion is also an integral aspect of people’s ability to create a sense of identity. For some, it can be a safety
“My style is just me.” Fashion is a malleable outlet through which people are allowed to express themselves. In this column, I set out to unpack the ways that people approach fashion. Some view it as artistic expression, while some perceive it as just the skin they wear every
This week, I sat down with artist and designer Senqué Little-Poole PO ’19. Senqué is a member of the art collective Adisa Studios, which is hosting a preview party at The Hive on April 28 from 8:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. In his beautifully curated room, adorned with colorful curtains and lights, Senqué talked
This week, I sat down with Ellie Abrams PO ’17, designer of bean.works. Ellie has been embroidering hats, jeans, and tees featuring her artwork. We discussed her fashion evolution with regard to femininity, sexuality, and self-expression. Check out @bean.works on instagram if you are interested in seeing more of her
RUN-DMC with the Adidas. Pharrell with the Bapestas. Kanye West and that pink polo. Musicians have always been, and most likely will always be, some of the most important drivers of trends in mainstream and high-end fashion. Regardless of whether or not you like their music or agree with
Art is a product of people’s inherent desire to create something out of feeling. Whether it be painting, sculpture, or fashion, these forms of self-expression help us both cope with our emotions and produce meaning out of our personal experiences. If we didn’t have art, how would we be able to