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Local designer Maya Epler melds ethics and style

Retail therapy has long been a panacea for stress; with fast fashion and Internet shopping, it has become easier than ever to impulse buy a lion’s share of everything from Chelsea boots to bomber jackets. A dark truth, both labor-wise and with respect to the environment, belies much of today’s
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BARE career panel promotes the message, ‘be authentic’

BARE Magazine, UC Berkeley’s semesterly fashion and arts glossy, invited five Bay Area women in the fashion/foodie sphere to speak to students about their careers in a panel labeled Baring it All. The speaker series was started at the magazine’s inception and has been an important part of BARE’s history.
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NYFW Recap: Spring/Summer 2016

Among all the collections at New York Fashion Week, which ran Sept. 10-17, there was a strong dose of fall’s darker hues. Black and white played against each other many times during the week. The iconic styles of the 70s and 90s were in full swing, with A-line silhouettes and
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Street style: SF Pride edition

Immediately after the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized gay marriage nationwide, this year’s San Francisco Pride was a remarkable celebration of love and acceptance. For one weekend, the people of San Francisco gathered in a vibrant crowd of rainbows and glitter — key, symbolic trends spotted at this year’s
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