March 3, 2019

For me, I understand gender to be a social construct. Something that society has decided upon over the years, which tries to put people in boxes. Beyond the gender norms and expected behaviors, there is also the expectation of how to dress according to your gender.  

It’s funny, as a gay man I view some of my clothing as being “straight” while seeing...

February 1, 2019

I recently spotted a man with a mullet. I thought to myself, why does he have that haircut? Does he actually think that it looks good on him? Am I missing something? Then I thought to myself, that used to be a very popular haircut. My father had it, and I think my mom even made my twin brother and I have a version of it as a child. I think back to style trends tha...

October 2, 2018

I recently had a heart to heart with a very close friend of mine. We were discussing the things we were going through at the time, and the access people our age have to mental health facilities.  It isn’t a secret that many twenty somethings such as myself, (and my friend) do not have access to health care. We work jobs that don’t offer health insurance and for my...

September 12, 2018

For those of you who are unaware, the September issue of Vogue magazine is THE ISSUE. It’s their biggest and most important issue of the year because it is unveiling the fall fashion which is also THE SEASON for fashion. It’s when everyone can wear layers, get out their boots and that one jacket they have been dying to wear all summer. 

The Queen B h...

April 16, 2018

Meet Natalie Tyran, a senior psychology major from Illinois. With a style that is unlike anyone on campus, Natalie is an expert at changing casual looks into something dressed up and put together. Her confidence is apparent with her bold, fashion forward choices that perfectly accentuate her figure. 

Natalie truly has a gift of putting together ensembles that anyon...

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