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The Student News Site of Kent State University

a magazine

The Student News Site of Kent State University

a magazine

photo by alexis wesie // styled by alexis wesie and victoria mayrose // model: victoria mayrose

how to ethically shop fur and leather goods

Caroline Hill December 8, 2022

With the winter weather approaching, many trends are shifting to warm and luxurious textiles such as leather and furs. From the micro mini UGGs trending everywhere to the longline leather coats that edge...

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art courtesy of reilly tischler

design is more than what meets the eye

Fernanda Pasetti Bordin December 7, 2022

Visual communication is a powerful tool used to persuade others and share a message. Designers use images, text, layout, color and other elements to connect with viewers and influence them to act, whether...

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illustration by marina difranco

is skinny culture coming back?

Liana Boersma December 5, 2022

The 2014 Tumblr Girl seems to be making a comeback. While many millennials who were the main participants of this trend look back and cringe, Gen Z has adopted the style as well as other 2010s aesthetics...

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a magazines style director emma joffrion and photo editor maggie harris pose in front of a mural at 157 lounge. // photo by maddy moten

a mag’s guide to a night out

Emma Joffrion December 4, 2022

As I ready myself in the mirror by lining my lips and adding a bit of sparkle to the finishing touches to my makeup, my accompanying party flits around my room while taking shots, rummaging through clothing...

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spring 2023 applications are now open !!

spring 2023 applications are now open !!

A Magazine December 1, 2022

Attention fashion lovers: A Magazine's spring 2023 staff applications are NOW OPEN! Please fill out this Google Form application by DECEMBER 23 at 11:59 p.m.: https://forms.gle/dgKsVwAQXVPcdX396 We're...

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illustration by katelyn niester

pharrell williams’ impact on the world of music, fashion and culture

Caroline Hill November 27, 2022

Most recognized for his song “Happy” featured in the movie “Despicable Me,” Pharrell Williams is far more than the voice behind our childhoods. From producing to singing, writing to designing,...

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stylist frigillana styled this look for modistas 2022 fashion show titled machina: the emergence of fashion & tech. // photo by pierce bartman

modista’s ‘machina’ fashion show channels retrofuturism

Isabelle Tooley November 23, 2022

Modista Fashion Group’s annual fashion show was based on the theme Machina: The Emergence of Fashion & Tech. The theme references the idea of retrofuturism, a creative design movement based on the...

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illustration by amy dudek

meet the internet’s current beauty obsession: bleached brows

Ava Scrabis November 21, 2022

Eyebrows, eyebrows, eyebrows…maybe you like your eyebrows natural, maybe you like using makeup to draw them on, maybe you like them razor thin or maybe you don’t like them at all. If that's the case,...

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student designer and sophomore fashion design major sophia fleming won best in show at fsos annual art of contrast fashion show. // model: camille mcpherson // photo by alexis wesie

fso brings ballet-core to its annual fashion show

Kailah Cherney November 20, 2022

Pointe shoes, candlelights and floral arrangements set the scene for the Fashion Student Organization’s (FSO) Art of Contrast fashion show on Friday night. FSO’s production team executed a ballet-themed...

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photo by katelyn nguyen

step aside nike, new balance is on the block

Kailah Cherney November 17, 2022

For decades, athletic brand Nike has dominated the shoe industry. From the Roshes, Airmaxes and the beloved Air Forces, many people have owned and loved at least one pair of Nikes. While the brand will...

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photo by facemepls on flickr under CC BY 2.0

netflix documentary details abercrombie & fitch controversies

Kayla Friedman November 14, 2022

Picture this: It’s 2005 and you just got dropped off at the mall with your friends. No other thought exists in your mind but to make a beeline for the hottest store in the mall. A whiff of cologne enters...

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daylon brown and lillah tolbert were respectively crowned king and queen of the 52nd annual renaissance ball on nov. 10. // photo by maggie harris

a night to remember in black hollywood: inside the 52nd annual renaissance ball

Janelle Sessoms November 13, 2022

With one step onto the red carpet leading into the ballroom, you could feel the high energy abuzz in the room. For one night, students were granted total freedom to live their high glam fantasy—and that...

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