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Destination Africa Fashion Show

Destination Africa Fashion Show

Amber Borden, Contributing Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Features

On April 24, 2017, St. John’s students checked into Carnesecca Arena to board the flight to Destination Africa. Doors opened at 7 p.m. and seats were filling up by the minute. The African Students Association (ASA) curated the fashion show with assistance from Haraya.   DJ Supersmashbroz was loc...

Red House fashion show presents “Truth: A production of unity”

Red House fashion show presents “Truth: A production of unity”

Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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The Red House fashion club opened its doors to students and friends as they held their 11th annual fashion show on Wednesday, April 26th. With a 5-dollar fee at the door, Carnesecca Arena was flooded with people who wanted to show their support for the organization. The Red House is a brand that is managed by st...

Spring trend alert: Glasses galore

Spring trend alert: Glasses galore

Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Features

An outfit is not complete without the perfect pair of specs. Spring has brought about a new collection of fashionable eyewear that is worth taking a look at. Whether you’re complimenting an outfit, or choosing the perfect frames to shield your eyes from the sun, the glasses trends this spring have ...

Fashion has a say in Trump’s immigration policy

Fashion has a say in Trump’s immigration policy

Crystal Grant, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


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Like most industries in America, the fashion industry, which holds an immeasurable influence on the entire world, is blessed by the hard work of immigrants. To name a few, fashion icons such as Oscar de la Renta, Adriana Lima and Anna Wintour are all immigrants. Despite their critical role in the American ...

Spring 2017: Rethinking hot pink

Spring 2017: Rethinking hot pink

Jennifer Bogus, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2017


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At last, the fashion gods are on our side, because this season our favorite color is back-- hot pink! Unload your storage bins and pick out all the hot pink selections that you’ve spent years neglecting, because now you no longer have to feel passé wearing your pinks to the grocery store or the clu...

Roses are Red Hot this Spring

Roses are Red Hot this Spring

Amber Borden, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Features

    Roses are a huge part of our culture. The rose is the national flower of the United States, and it is used for many occasions like birthdays, weddings;and holidays such as Valentine's Day. It is no question that roses are popular in media, like the reality show, The Bachelor and the classic ta...

Fashion Digest: What it’s like interning for Vogue

Fashion Digest: What it’s like interning for Vogue

Crystal Grant, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Home Scroll

Strutting down campus in high heels and a perfectly tailored, eccentric outfit, even in the mites of rain, sleet and snow, Lalisa Wongchai is always a sight to behold. Anyone can see that she clearly has the ‘Vogue’ look, so it’s not shocking to learn that she has already made a name for herself a...

SJU Winter Fashion Trends

SJU Winter Fashion Trends

Reza Moreno, Features Editor

February 1, 2017


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Add trendy to your winter coats

Add trendy to your winter coats

Victoria Lohwasser, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Features

As the weather gets colder, everyone starts shopping for that perfect winter coat. There are so many styles that you can choose from to stay trendy this season. Puffer coats- They’re big and bulky, but don’t let that deter you from giving them a chance. They’re finally back in style, have be...

Fall trend alert: Athleisure wear

Fall trend alert: Athleisure wear

Veronica Harris, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Features

Hoodie season is upon us. Cooler temperatures are making students all over campus trade their jean jackets for warmer sweatshirts. The fall season’s staples, the hoodie and the sweatpants, are no longer just for lazy days. They are now for everyday style. Athletic brands such as Puma, Adidas and Nik...

The best school bags to grab now

Claire Robinson

October 5, 2016


Filed under Features

Allow me to speak this into existence for you: You will never buy another Jansport again. If you’ve come across this article, you’re likely involved in the collegiate lifestyle in some way- be it student teaching, professing, administering, catering to college student’s appetites, managing the...

Paris Fashion Week Recap

Nneka Anozie, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Features

Paris fashion week weekly began the end of fashion month for 2017 spring and summer collections. With successful risks by both new and mature designers, fashion’s oldest capital is looking brand new. Asusual, athleisure manages to stay prominent this season. The level of comfort and functionality ...

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