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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 advertising geared toward plus-size people wasn’t what it is now. Fast-forward to 2019, I think...

Fashion, expression should be gender neutral

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

April 14, 2019

I’ve always believed that fashion should be gender neutral. Most people would disagree, but I think that if a guy chooses to wear high heels, that is his decision and it should not be criticized. This weekend I went with my suite mates to get a manicure and pedicure, and they talked me into getting...

Fashion Friday: 5 basics for a practical winter outfit

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2018

I’ve been rather upset with myself, lately. Looking through the Fashion Friday columns that I’ve written, I cringed at how mediocre my writing was, and quite frankly, I’m embarrassed. When I decided to write about fashion, I wanted to encourage people to dress however they wanted and convince them that...

Couture Models holding auditions for men, women

Dameron Smith, a freshman majoring in pre-nursing, tries out for Couture Models.

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018

The Couture Models of EIU started their annual auditions to build a new, re-invented, group of male and female models at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 and 5 in Lawson Hall’s basement During the tryout, the females trying out wore heels, while men were not required to wear anything special. Each person was given ...

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 not easy, is finding the perfect vintage outfit on a budget and one that doesn’t look like somethi...

10 foundation secrets for a flawless, beautiful finish

Abiola Alafe, Fashion Columnist

March 22, 2018

These ten secrets will walk you through how to apply your liquid foundation. They are actually simple and easy to follow, and they guarantee a flawlessly beautiful finish. 1. Always make sure your face is freshly cleaned and moisturized before applying your liquid foundation. 2. Make sure you select...

“Freak Show” highlights Couture Models’ passion for fashion

Cassie Buchman | The Daily Eastern News Couture model Asante Willis, a junior computer information technology major, walks down the runway during the Couture Models’ fashion show Saturday night.

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2018

Couture Models delighted and frightened audience members as they turned the Grand Ballroom into a “Freak Show” for their latest performance Saturday night. The show was hosted by an emcee dressed up to look like a ringmaster, complete with a shiny red jacket and black top hat. Outside the Grand...

Gender does not define rules of fashion

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

January 9, 2018

Many people believe that because you are a certain gender, you have to have a certain type of fashion. For instance, girls wear makeup and purses, while guys wear baseball caps and carry wallets in their back pockets. For me, I do not think that your gender should define what you can and cannot...

Couture models Chicago fashion

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

March 26, 2017

The Couture Models of EIU strutted down the runway donning black-owned Chicago fashion lines Friday night in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Ballroom. However, clothing was not the only showcased at the fashion show that Friday. Painting and music were also part of the show. Cydne Garrett...

Weekly Trend: Michelle Obama’s timeless beauty

Thaija Evans, Verge Designer

October 20, 2016

Election day is approaching, meaning President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s time in the White House is nearing an end. Michelle Obama solidified her title as one of the best dressed first ladies in the history of the administration at the Italy State Dinner Tuesday evening. ...

Weekly Trend Section: The ugly shoe epidemic

Thaija Evans, Verge Designer

October 6, 2016

Nurses are not the only one’s sporting soft-soled, round-topped orthopedic shoes. People are wearing comfortable yet typically unappealing walking shoes to their office jobs, students strut them across campus, and kids run all over playgrounds in the shoes. The “ugly shoe epidemic” ha...

Global Culture Night to unify diverse groups

Dillan Schorfheide, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016

The Association of International Students holds its Global Culture Night from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. AIS president Beluchukwu Ebede, or Ben, said the purpose of Global Culture Night is to promote various cultures around the world, as well as to promote unity in diversity. “I am very excited a...

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