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http://cooglife.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/topvintagearticle.mp4 While Houston is known for its unique array of vintage clothing stores and boutiques, a typical complaint heard from avid shoppers is how overpriced they are. While that ’90s “Clueless” dress is your style or that ’80s tie-dye T-shirt would be perfect...

R&B superstar, fashion icon and makeup authority Rihanna has just launched her very own brand of makeup, Fenty Beauty. Created by Rihanna and Kendo, the cosmetic company behind brands such as Kat Von D and BITE, Fenty Beauty features edgy, innovative products and inclusive shades. Although not Rihanna’s first foray in...

It’s a new year, our style may be evolving, our weight may be fluctuating or it may just be time for a wardrobe update. Whatever reason we have for spending money on new clothes, here is short guide to help you save money on your new threads, this new year: Local Shops Shopping locally pairs the convenience we college...

Even though Christmas in Houston is barbecue weather for the rest of the country, it can still get pretty chilly for us locals when the occasional cold front hits. This makes dressing up in the winter an ordeal, but the last thing you want on a frigid morning is to fuss over what you’re going to wear. It’s hard to...

In his first season with the Houston Cougars, head coach Tom Herman promised the team one thing: If they won the Chic-Fil-A Peach Bowl, he’d buy a grill. In a season where the Cougars went nearly undefeated, the victory in Atlanta was not that surprising—even if it was over Florida State University.   The football...

I used to be a blanket. Fresh out of my Bed, Bath & Beyond plastic, I rested on the couch—white, soft and new. But as the year wore on and the days got colder, a pair of little feet curled underneath me. Grubby and slightly smelly, they burrowed into my softness for comfort after school or while watching cartoons in...

Winter: each of us have probably felt her chills during an early morning run or on our commute to campus—signals that colder seasons are sending their presence to Houston. Coming from a southern belle such as myself, I, too, can attest to the feeling of relief from the summer’s heat. (Absolutely way too hot.) As some...

Replay Vintage Goods is set to open on Saturday, October 15 with the REPLAY Returns Celebration Bash, and it’s going to be a day-and-night event full of fun and, of course, quirky yet lovable items for vintage devotees. It starts at 2:30 p.m. and will go on for as long as people keep coming, and if the Facebook page...

Often, college freshmen struggle to discover who they are and where they fit in. But sometimes all it takes is a little courage, a supportive friend and season six of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” For stage management senior Ryan Barrett, known by his fans as Regina Thorne-DuBois, entering the world of drag queens was...

It began with a feathery cloud of a prom dress. I was buried in tulle for a month before I perfected every stitch. At 16, my venture into fashion design was amateur at best. I spent the better part of a decade drawing slim figures in myriad dresses and grew too curious not to explore the craft further. I envisioned...