Fashion spotlight: When Claremont hallways become fashion runways

Fashion trends among the students of the Claremont Colleges include Birkenstocks, high-waisted shorts and distressed jeans

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Fashion Column: Bargains At The Rose Bowl Flea Market

  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

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FASHION COLUMN: Sheenie Yip on the Artistry of Identity and Consumption

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

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Student Designer Spotlight: Senqué Little-Poole PO ’19

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

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Student Designer Spotlight: Ellie Abrams PO’17

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

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Student Designer Spotlight: Sara Bautista SC ’18

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

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Talking Fashion and Identity with Designer Ellington Bramwell PO ’19

  Who wouldn’t conflate Charlie Brown with his iconic yellow zig-zag shirt? For some, fashion is a rather passive presentation of their uniform. However, many view fashion and their clothing choices as a form of artistic expression. It is not just garb to shield one from the elements; rather, fashion

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A Game of Closets: Taking Fashion Advice from the Heroines of the HBO Drama

Game of Thrones offers a great many visual pleasures, as well as intrigue, bloody weddings and fleeting sights of breathtaking dragons. What you might not notice in the throes of the show’s vivid, action-packed imagery are the fashion choices of some of the leading ladies of Game of Thrones.  There

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