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With New Year’s Eve and its parties right around the corner, here are a few less conventional outfits you can wear to steal the night away. This slideshow requires JavaScript.

I was one of many to be devastated when American Apparel announced their second bankruptcy. AA was the one clothing store that restored some of my faith in our modern capitalist economy. Their sweatshop free promise ensured their buyers that the hundreds of dollars spent at the store was for a good cause. That their...

For more stories like this, please check out our fashion issue, online today! So your favorite retailer is probably a fast fashion brand, meaning that production costs are cut through the use of unfair compensation and damaging chemical treatments that go unregulated. As a student, it can be hard to know there’s a...

For more stories like this, please check out our fashion issue, online today! While all eyes are usually on the various fashion weeks of the world, the students at UH use the campus as their own personal catwalk daily. From vintage to classic, there is an array of personal style displayed on campus grounds. Featured...

For more stories like this, please check out our fashion issue, online today! In the 2016 Presidential election, no fashion statement was as bold as the iconic red hats with the slogan “Make America Great Again.” In that same year, t-shirts with slogans like “Girl Power” and “The Future is Female” were circulating...

For more stories like this, please check out our fashion issue, online today! If you have any old clothes, you’re probably thinking about throwing them away. But, have you ever thought your clothes could be recycled? That is the idea behind American Rags, a Houston business that started 30 years ago. Located in...

Fashion should be something for everyone, but unfortunately, that is often not the case. Youtube can be a fantastic place to get some outfit inspiration, watch a few seasonal lookbooks or see what others have worn at certain events. That said, a lot of fashion-related content online can be excruciatingly similar,...

Most people I know are not too concerned with fashion. They tend to disassociate themselves from words such as “trendy” or “fashionista.” Very few students, understandably, spend a large quantity of time and money on their clothing; myself included. The horrible thing about fast fashion is that it touches everyone who...

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...

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...