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Op-Ed: Brandon Kee Deserved to Win Project Runway Season 16
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I’ve watched Project Runway since the very beginning — well maybe not the very beginning, but for a very long time — so you could say I’m pretty invested in it.  And I have to say…I have never been more … Read More

Fenty Beauty: A Step Forward For The Beauty Industry
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If you follow anyone in the beauty industry, even just one influencer, there is no doubt that you have encountered Fenty Beauty. Since Fenty’s release this September, the brand has jump-started a makeup revolution. The brand is known for its … Read More

Backpacks of Washington University
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As students, our backpacks are arguably our most important accessory. They basically serve as extensions of ourselves in our daily lives, containing all of our most important items. It serves to reason that since we carry our backpacks on us … Read More

Donating: a Controversial Act
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Every year, we all do the dreaded “closet clean out”. We desperately try to justify holding on to a shirt that hasn’t been worn in two years or a dress that is too short now. Following an emotionally and physically … Read More

Urban Exploration: St. Louis Doughnut Crawl 2
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Inspired by our fellow staff members, it was decided to revisit the St. Louis Doughnut Crawl, visiting some old, and some new places where one could find the glazed treat…sometimes straying from what one might recognize as the classic doughnut. … Read More

On Our Radar: Grace Gilbert
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Although Grace Gilbert’s armour. role is all things marketing, her illustrations are constantly called upon too add flair to the website and magazine, including our masthead. Other projects of hers range from projects for her ComDes minor, freelance projects for … Read More

Fashion Derived from Architecture – Wearing Zaha
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  Buildings and clothes are nominally two very different things, yet they both converge at the point of inhabitable design. Architecture is the creation of livable, usable design, while fashion is the creation of wearable design.  Both of these fields … Read More

East Meets West
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Kimono robes, mandarin collars, qipao dresses, dragon-embroidered shirts—the list goes on, for so many Western trends can be traced back to Eastern cultures. Many of these styles have cultural significances in their own respective countries that are forgotten once brought … Read More

The Comparison Act: Social Media
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I have a love/hate relationship with social media. I’ve become so consumed by the world that exists within my phone that it’s the last thing I look at before I go to sleep and the first thing I wake up … Read More