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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

Pictured above is an “ensemble from Southern Moravia in Slovakia” courtesy of Kent State University Museum. The regional dress exhibition displays clothes from Western and Eastern Europe. Photo courtesy of the Kent State Fashion Museum.

Kent State Fashion Museum unveils European regional dress exhibit

Catie Pusateri, Reporter February 1, 2021

Take a step back in time with the new European regional dress exhibition at Kent State University Museum opening Feb. 2. Stitched: Regional Dress Across Europe opens at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The exhibition...

Eunice Reyes, graduate assistant at the LGBTQ+ Center at Kent State. Courtesy of Eunice Reyes.

Using fashion as a tool for self-expression in LGBTQ+ community

Zach Zdanowicz Reporter December 11, 2020

Waking up and choosing the perfect outfit for the day is a morning routine shared by many individuals. But for some, this part of the day is more than just another outfit — it is a visual representation...

Kayla Polansky, a sophomore public relations major and fashion media minor at Kent State. Courtesy of Kayla Polansky.

Winter trends: Staying warm and stylish this season

Zach Zdanowicz Reporter December 10, 2020

Ohioans are no strangers to the seasons feeling like they change every other day. Now, as we head toward the end of December, closets will change from light flannels and denim shorts to cardigans and snow-proof...

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