The Orion

Student entrepreneurs utilize ‘thrifting’ passion with vintage clothing pop-up

Brian Luong and Matteo pose within a frame at the opening event for Second Bloom Supply.

Elijah Ewing, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

We all wear clothes. They are a core part of our identity, but where did you get your clothes from? Like most people, we probably got our clothes new, from a department store. Second Bloom Supply wants to change that. Second Bloom Supply is a clothing reseller started by two Chico State students ...

The resale fashion frenzy

A participant at the Boutique Crawl 2015 courtesy of Susan Reed, owner of Bootleg.

Anna Porretta

November 4, 2016

Our culture is wasteful. Our carbon footprints grow every year with each disposable water bottle, each new car and with each new pair of shoes.On Nov. 4, four resale boutiques will throw their 4th annual Boutique Crawl. The buy, sell, trade shops that will be participating are Bootleg, Three-Sixty Ecotique,...

The WREC needs to work out the dress code

The WREC needs to work out the dress code

Lorinda Sasan and Dongyoung Won

September 19, 2016

The Wildcat Recreation Center is a place where students are supposed to feel comfortable with their bodies, as they rock their workout, but seems that more students are left feeling embarrassed.Multiple people have been asked to leave the WREC because of their clothing choices, the majority of which are women.The Associated...

Professionalism: Not just inauthentic but also perpetuates bigotry

Illustration by Miles Huffman

William Rein

May 7, 2015

I wrote about professionalism in a previous column. I’m returning to it because of all the reaction and resistance. I’ll start with the fact that there are great truths to the universe, and we need only consult nature to understand them. Does a baboon dress up in a suit Monday through Fri...

Working WildCat: Perfecting professional attire

Ariel Hernandez.Photo credit: Kasey Judge

Ariel Hernandez

February 21, 2014

To suit up or not to suit up?There is a lot of confusion about the proper time for business professional versus business casual attire. As if trying to interview, network and give presentations wasn’t stressful enough, figuring out what is appropriate to wear is just an additional burden.If you are trying to decide whether to sport business professional or casual, ask yourself what lev...

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