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

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

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...

Burberry marine theme Photo credit: Janette Estrada

Dear Burberry, suicide is not a fashion statement

Janette Estrada // March 3, 2019

Fashion label Burberry sent out an apology following their autumn and winter runway collection at London Fashion Week.The showcased item is a cotton hoodie with a noose around the neck, apparently inspired...

The $890 black balaclava sweater has been taken off the market by Gucci. Image courtesy of NBC News.

Gucci, catch me outside.

Janette Estrada // February 14, 2019

Not a week into Black History Month and fashion retailer Gucci is already sending out an apology. The controversial item is a women’s black-wool sweater retailing for $890. The sweater was in collaboration...

Podcast: Tinder U and taking fashion risks

Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin // September 9, 2018

This week reporters Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin hit topics on Tinder University and taking fashion risks in life. Brooke Martin and Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected]

Taking fashion risks builds self-confidence

Rachael Bayuk // September 3, 2018

Self-confidence can be compared to a light bulb. It is not always on, sometimes it dims and eventually you’ll have to change it out. It is perfectly normal to not always feel a hundred percent. Don’t...

Seasonal fashion is only temporary and the remaining clothes always end up in a landfill. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Seasonal fashion trends are killing the planet

Nicte Hernandez // February 5, 2018

Magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar never fail to let us know what trends are in season. From the wedge to the stiletto, magazine covers and runway shows update us on what merchandise to buy...

Photo credit: Franky Renteria

Students showcase their love for high fashion

Franky Renteria // November 14, 2016

This is a gallery of four young men wearing high fashion clothing and their explanations on why they do so. Name: Edoardo Bassi Major: Finance Graduating: May 2018 "I bought these clothes because...

Designer Siobhan Barrett in her studio. Photo courtesy of Siobhan Barrett

‘Fall into Bed’ with Siobhan Barrett Lingerie and FosterBuilt Coffee

Anna Porretta // October 16, 2016

Siobhan Barrett, a body-positive lingerie designer will be presenting a pop-up shop at The Bookstore Oct. 12.Few pleasures in life can compare to the bliss of spending a chilly morning in bed. There's...

Tibire Edwards shares her love of music. Photo credit: Romeo Espinal

Student talks passion for music, fashion

Romeo Espinal // March 4, 2016

Ever since she was in the fourth grade, Tibire Edwards, senior kinesiology major, recalls being very passionate about music. Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu are among her musical inspirations. While growing...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

On sagging

Joseph Rogers // April 18, 2015

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in men’s fashion – shirts are being pulled down, not pants being pulled up. What did the shirt do to deserve the sharp tugging towards the ground? Why...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Pedicabs: A safe ride home

Miles Inserra // March 2, 2015

The familiar sound of bikes bumping bass through the blocks of Chico is a friendly reminder that students always have a safe ride home at night. As students prepare to party each weekend, Mike Griffith,...

Alysa Kammermeyer, a junior public affairs major, has a foot in the door of the fashion world with her online clothing website, Minas Closet. Photo courtesy of Alysa Kammermeyer.

Fashion-forward student launches clothing business online

Dj Morris // February 20, 2015

A simple phone call helped Alysa Kammermeyer's dream of owning her own fashion website become a reality. Kammermeyer, a junior public affairs major, and her older sister have always loved fashion...

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