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OPINION: Here are the best and worst fashion trends of 2022

OPINION: Here are the best and worst fashion trends of 2022

Audrey Trevarthan, Opinion Writer January 19, 2023

In 2022, we saw a lot of platform shoes, mini-boots, maxi skirts, oversized pantsuits and chain belts. Each year, new trends are crazed over by consumers, causing other trends to be dropped. Personally,...

Modista holds “machina” fashion show in KIVA

Alexandria Manthey, TV2 Reporter November 21, 2022

The student-run Modista fashion group put on their annual fashion show on Saturday in the KIVA. The theme was "machina" showing the emergence of fashion and tech. TV2 reporter Alexandria Manthey spoke...

A model walks an outdoor runway at New York Fashion Week. Maddie Letourneau attended this show and others like it while attending NYFW this year.

Kent State students attend, network at New York Fashion Week

Jillian Saliba, Reporter September 27, 2022

Attending New York Fashion Week is a dream of many fashion students. For junior fashion merchandising major Maddie Letourneau, it is a dream she has been able to live four times. Letourneau first went...

StarAndia Johnson, StarAndia J. owner, speaking at All the CEO Ladies event Feb. 16.

Kent State graduate gives advice to starting a business at All the CEO Ladies event

Katherine Masko , Reporter February 17, 2022

Creating clothing dyes out of natural products, making fashion more sustainable and imposter syndrome in the business world were just a few of the topics discussed at the virtual All the CEO Ladies...

Kent State fashion students to have work displayed at university museum

Alton Northup Reporter December 23, 2021

The Kent State University Museum announced a small exhibition to display the winners of a student design competition hosted by the Kent State School of Fashion. The competition, funded by long time...

Kent State’s fashion school ranks top 10 in U.S.

Kayla Polansky Reporter October 20, 2021

Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising programs ranked top 10 in the U.S. on fashion design program ranked No.1 in the Midwest while also ranking No. 8 in the...

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

Kent State fashion students are preparing for a virtual showcase on April 30.

Kent State Fashion School to host a virtual showcase

Meredith Reib Reporter April 22, 2021

The annual Kent State Fashion Show will look a little different this year as The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising will be hosting their annual fashion show...

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KASA celebrates 26 years of African Night

Cameron Aloway Reporter March 12, 2021

Over the next two weeks, the Kent African Student Association will continue to engage its community with the beauty of Africa via Instagram. Beginning the week of March 29, KASA launches its 26th annual...

Crocs reentered the fashion world when celebrities started rocking the comfortable clog, but mixed opinions soared surrounding the trend. Photo courtesy of Alexandra Golden.

Crocs trend reignites debate between lovers, haters of the shoe

Catie Pusateri, Reporter February 17, 2021

As the world went on lockdown last year, comfort replaced couture. Crocs, arguably one of the most polarizing footwear brands, returned to the fashion scene during quarantine. These shoes garner attention...

Zahra Najafi, a junior fashion design and fashion merchandising major. Photo courtesy of Zahra Najafi.

Kent State fashion student forms platform connecting creative students

Catie Pusateri Reporter February 12, 2021

While scrolling through the extensive list of Kent State’s student organizations, Zahra Najafi searched for the perfect fit but felt lost when she did not find a match. After struggling to find a place...

Freshman medical technology major Eindre Win said “Bridgerton” inspired her to buy a corset. Photo courtesy of Eindre Win.

‘Bridgerton’ ignites revival of corset trend

Catie Pusateri Reporter February 8, 2021

Fashion trends often resurface after a decade or two, but a recent trend emerged from the Regency period. Corsets, garments typically used to achieve a smaller waist, found their way into modern fashion...

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