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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Samira Dadson sews a zipper onto denim in preparation for the denim day fashion shoot in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Fashion Lab, Charleston Ill., April 18, 2024. Dadson has been sewing for the past 10 years.

Fighting inequality with fashion

Alli Hausman, Copy Chief May 3, 2024

Throughout all of time and across all cultures, clothing has held significant meaning.  That sentiment rings true for Samira Dadson, a studio art graduate student studying fashion at EIU.  Across...

Lots of ‘plus-size-friendly’ clothing companies need to wake up

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2019

On one hand, marketing and advertising for plus-size people has seen what I consider to be a positive upswing in recent years. Since my senior year in high school about four years ago, the amount of...

Fashion Friday: Finding vintage clothes on a budget

Analicia Haynes August 30, 2018

It’s easy to say that you love vintage fashion. It’s even easier to say that you will set aside your initial hesitations and finally decide that you will dress like a 1940s pin-up doll. What’s...

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