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Clothing and accessories sold at My Sister in Minneapolis on Sunday, April 2, 2017. My Sister is a brand that uses its products to help raise awareness for sex trafficking.

Minnesota-based clothing brand, My Sister, fights to end sex trafficking

Maddy Folstein
April 6, 2017

Environmentally harmful practices and harsh working conditions are common in “fast fashion” businesses. But, My Sister — a Minneapolis-based clothing brand that fights to end sex-trafficking...

Maddie Bolatto paints a jacket for local clothing brand, Pacify. The brand, created by three local female artists, focuses on creating original pieces from thrifted clothing.

Created by UMN students, Pacify MPLS melds social justice and streetwear

Maddy Folstein
February 23, 2017

Pacify MPLS is an anti-label, pro-environment streetwear brand — it takes inspiration from pressing social justice issues and its creators’ artistic, though untrained, impulses. It’s also the...

Sarah Mirman and models walk onto the runway in Rapson Hall on Saturday. The Ethereal Collection focuses on unique fabrics and high-class cosplay. Each dress in the collection is its own original red-carpet look for costume enthusiasts and celebrities alike.

For design majors, UMN apparel design fashion show culmination of four years of hard work

Joe Cristo
February 8, 2017

Each February, seniors in the University of Minnesota’s Apparel Design Program hold a fashion show — the event is the culmination of four years of skill building necessary for their industry. “Some...

Clothing hangs on the racks during a recent pop-up event by Moth Oddities.

University alumni create vintage clothing resale shop

Maddy Folstein
November 17, 2016

Looking to find your next statement piece? Local online vintage shop mothoddities.com — started by University of Minnesota graduates Yana Pietras and Ian O’Neill — can help you out.Moth Oddities...

Designer Shelley Wade walks with a model at the end of her show at the Loring Pasta Bar on Oct. 30, 2016. Wade's creations have a Gypsy influence and were originally intended to be shown to Prince in a private show.

The Loring Pasta Bar hosts Shelley Wade’s debut fashion show

Gunthar Reising
November 1, 2016

On Saturday evening at Loring Pasta Bar, Shelley Wade exhibited her debut fashion collection “Gypsy Shells” during three different shows.Upstairs, the moody Red Room was filled with models in open...

The Fashionista is in: your 2016 Halloweekend trend roundup

Maddy Folstein
October 31, 2016

Trick-or-treating may be reserved for little kids, but Halloween seems to be even more exciting for those 18+.This weekend, the University of Minnesota saw costumes ranging from cute to nostalgic to completely...

Street Style: Lyndale Farmers Market

Maddy Folstein
September 7, 2016

Around 9 a.m. on Sunday, the sun shone and a cool breeze drifted through the stands at the Lyndale Farmers Market, crafting the ideal weather for a late summer outdoor market — and more importantly...

Left to right, Stephanie Bahoman, Michael Iokavidu, Riley Iosh and Chris Sferra.

Street style: Pitchfork Music Festival

Joe Cristo
July 20, 2016

Music festivals are places where self-expression is not just encouraged but expected. Last weekend in Chicago, indie-rock kids and their older music-loving kin met at Pitchfork Music Festival to revel...

Left to right, Aline Putnoki, Derrick Johnson, Anne Putnoki and Will Massengill pose outside of the Forever Young Prom at First Avenue on the evening of May 27. The throwback prom was a reminiscent party playing music from 1996-2006.

Street style: It’s raining on prom night

Sophia Vilensky
June 1, 2016

When you think of your prom, what comes to mind? A dress that’s fallen into obsolescence? A painful corsage pin? The date you pretended to like for the sake of a good picture? Last Friday night at...

The Fashionista is in: Summer thrifting

Sophia Vilensky
May 25, 2016

Molly King, marketing manager at The Arc Greater Twin Cities, has a soft spot for black skirts. Recently, the closet full of ink welcomed something new — an orange skirt.  Thrift shopping allows...