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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...

Apparel design major Lee Tran makes final alterations to his four-piece collection for the upcoming senior fashion show,

Tailoring an ‘Identity’

Brenda Tran
February 2, 2016

The four mannequins were better dressed than they had ever been before. Their naked human-ish forms donned layers of chiffon and organza, pleated and dyed by hand.     Behind one of them, Lee...

Teaching tolerance through fashion

Isabella Murray
January 27, 2016

Sophomore Naima Ahmed’s  eyes shone as she scrolled through an Instagram feed of Muslim women wearing intricately draped hijabs and colorful layers of cloth.     Social media presence...

The Fashionisto is in: Winter wardrobe

Grant Tillery
December 8, 2015

The harsh elements of winter make it the most fun season for fashion. Layering is necessary and practical when temperatures drop below freezing. Sweaters and wool pants are cozy and make every moment feel...

Jared Tuttle looks through various clothing options at Atmosfere in North Loop on Monday, selecting an outfit for the upcoming I Am MPLS fashion show tonight at First Avenue

Be the city you love

Grant Tillery
December 3, 2015

Local fashionista Sarah Edwards puts on countless shows each year for free in addition to juggling work for other events and a creative career. She’s one of those people who look like they have...

Grad students Julia Duvall (left) and Crystal Compton (right) organize several of their wearable technology garments. One of Duvall and Compton's pieces , named

University creates fashion of the future

Grace Kramer
November 3, 2015

Graduate students Crystal Compton and Julia Duvall sat in the UMN Wearable Technology Lab surrounded by sketches, notes, sewing machines and mannequin parts. What looked like regular articles of clothing...

Great Lakes Woodland Skirts Fashion Show is a collaboration between a mother, Delina White and two daughters Sage Davis and Lavender Hunt. The fashion tour of unique skirts inspired by their ancestors, finishes its tour in Duluth Oct. 30.

Native American history hits the runway

Chance Wellnitz
October 27, 2015

Delina White learned traditional Native beadwork from her grandmother. When White’s grandmother assembled handbags in her Onigum, Minn., home, she let 6-year-old White play with her beads and sequins....

The Fashionisto is in: Low-cost looks for men

Grant Tillery
October 27, 2015

Spending freely on clothing is a surefire route to sartorial panache — but whimsically dropping $200 on a pair of jeans is not an avenue many college students can saunter down.   But the pursuit...

(From left to right) The Burton Cinder Anorak in tropic navajo, the Burton Hazel in squashed and the Roxy Cedar jacket in jungle green, hang at the House Boardshop on Tuesday. The House carries a multitude of this years latest winter jackets and base layers.

From office to hill: Style for the snow

Isabella Romano
October 15, 2015

Winter fashion sometimes feels like a useless endeavor. Four layers, a bulky coat and clunky boots bring to mind the Michelin Man rather than a fashionista.  Abbey Breitenfieldt, product manager...

(Left to right) Hayley Borsenik, Eli Miller, Tianna Larson, Matt Swinney

Street Style: fall fashion feels

Grant Tillery
October 6, 2015

Fall is a style maven’s dream. After a long summer filled with shorts, T-shirts and button-downs, layers come back out of the closet, adding complexity and dimension to outfits.    The...