On Nov. 2, luxury shoe designer Stuart Weitzman spoke to a crowded Rose Hills Theater at Pomona College. Weitzman offered sound advice while recalling the journey of his 60-year shoe-making journey. Starting his career by designing shoes for his father’s company in the early 1960s, Weitzman received his big break when singer Aretha Franklin thanked him for making her one-of-a-kind heels at the 1983 American Music Awards.
Are you an outfit repeater? Do you feel ashamed when you repeat an outfit? Columnist Gus Gingrich PO ’24, against his better judgement, became extremely attached to a pair of jeans.
Last year, four Pitzer students were inspired by their closets of unworn clothes and a shared vision of sustainability to start a club focused on reworking garments. After hours of work over the summer, the group was ready to launch their first collection of reworked clothing designs and the label behind it, Future Under Fire, at the start of this school year.
The founders of Future Under Fire say that reworked clothing is just the beginning plan to develop a network of creatives across the Claremont Colleges and beyond.
“Hey Claremont, wanna go thrifting?”asks style columnist Lisa Gorelik CM’25. Gorelik gives her review of the aesthetics, clothes and prices at three local Claremont thrift stores.
For fashion columnist Gus Gingrich, TikTok has become an unavoidable fixture of fashion. Gingrich reflects on 5C fashion, and whether TikTok has had a major impact on students’ style.
Were you also a victim of the 2016 hypebeast era? Did you watch endless YouTube videos on how to beat the buyer’s bots on the Supreme website? If so, you may be entitled to emotional compensation. Style columnist Lisa Gorelik CM ‘25 debunks the rise, fall and comeback of streetwear fashion.
Follow 2010s fashion at your own pace, or don’t follow at all. Stella Fang PO ’26 says: just have fun with it.
What do you think of when you think of the word “bimbo”? Style columnist Lisa Gorelik CM ‘25 explains how people all across the world are rebelling against and redefining the offensive “bimbo” stereotype through fashion.
Style columnist Lisa Gorelik CM ‘25 writes all about how to relive your emo days with fashion and lifestyle tips and tricks.
“Bring out your bell bottoms, roller skates and all of your brightest prints because the 70s are back in full swing!”, writes style columnist Lisa Gorelik CM ’25 who has all the answers on how to bring your wardrobe back to the 70s.