Fashion startup fair set to shine Friday

There was a time when a career in fashion was synonymous with moving to Manhattan, a la “The Devil Wears Prada.” But for those fashionistas who are born-and-raised Californians — who can’t possibly imagine a bleak world without year-round sun and In-N-Out — there’s still hope. It’s 2014, and now,
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Fashion Fridays: Halloween Edition

UC Berkeley often talks about diversity, but there’s one day every year when the assortment of students is beyond belief. If you catch Edward Scissorhands in your Friday discussion, or Kermit the Frog at GBC, don’t freak out — it’s just Halloween! While most students waited for their night festivities to bust out the
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Fashion Fridays: Back to the ’90s

It’s been building buzz for the past few seasons, but the ’90s revival, led by New York designers such as Alexander Wang, has kicked into full swing this autumn. You’ll find the sartorial legacies of Generation X everywhere in Manhattan, on the runway and on our very own UC Berkeley
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San Francisco’s Fall Fashion Festival Recap

Fashion bloggers chat over pastel macarons and flutes of champagne, and someone is always posing for yet another selfie. On Oct. 9, the shops of Union Square became filled with these scenes of the classic fashion night out, as San Francisco’s fashionistas celebrated the city’s first Fall Fashion Festival. Planned
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Fashion Fridays: As Chic as the French

Paris Fashion Week is well underway, but you don’t have to hit the streets of France to find out what’s in vogue. Take a walk through UC Berkeley and you’ll find a wealth of styles that are trendy yet distinctive — the Normcore cool kids, the indie prep, the girl
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Fashion Fridays: Dress the Best to Feel the Best

While making it through the first full weeks of class can get tough, it’s easy to add an extra kick of energy to your day with the right outfit. From preppy rigs straight out of the Ivy League to more contemporary, punk looks, Berkeley’s fashionable kids understand that one can’t
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NYFW Recap: Spring/Summer 2015

Although it’s already time to turn our gaze towards London Fashion Week, the press still isn’t ready to forget the abundance of innovative ideas and outstanding collections seen this season in New York. Overall, the runways continued the ‘90s revivalism and sporty casualization of fashion, which in its most extreme
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Fashion Fridays: Back in the Swing of Things

As the summer of 2014, Welcome Week and the Labor Day weekend slowly slip into memory, it’s time for UC Berkeley students to get adjusted to yet another semester. Of course, getting adjusted includes acclimating to the Berkeley weather, notorious for its unpredictable sways in temperature. Here, UC Berkeley’s best-dressed demonstrate creative
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