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Daily Cal Street Style: Make a Statement

Whether it be with mixed prints or contrast color-blocking, we couldn’t help but notice the bold outfits your fellow Cal bears put together this week. Scroll through and take some notes! Vreni (pictured above) This cool grad student was running late to an appointment so we couldn’t give her the
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Daily Cal Street Style: Working Hard or Hardly Working

The Daily Cal roamed campus this week in search of Cal’s fiercest fashionistas. Typing away on their laptops or breaking for a quick coffee, these chic scholars showed what it means to study in style. Elizabeth (pictured right) DC: It looks like you may be a punk rock fan. Who’s
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Glamorama is a stylish show of acoustics and acrobatics

Few events besides Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama can integrate such diverse performances as the runways of leading fall and winter collections and performances by Sheryl Crow, the Summer Set and even the acrobats of Cirque du Soleil. For the past 30 years, Macy’s has held Glamorama in different cities to raise awareness
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UC Berkeley alumna encourages fierce fat fashion

She walked into the hip vintage shop in a glowing chartreuse dress that hugged her curves all the way down, from her ample cleavage to the visible outline of her lower belly. That outline is the territory of horror and shame for many women, especially women who shop in the
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After picking it up recently at a flea market, Woodrow considers his leather jacket a modern and versatile staple. He is now rarely seen without it and swears that both his jacket and hat can be worn in all weather.

Summer street style

Berkeley students flaunt fashions unabashedly expressive of their personality

The Daily Cal arts staff searched the Berkeley campus for summer looks that capture the distinct individuality of our student body. As temperatures soar, tank tops can be tempting, but these trendsetters embrace any chance to express themselves. First photo: After picking it up recently at a flea market, Woodrow considers
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Fashion Editorial: In Full Bloom

Beat the heat with these key summer trends for men and women

In The Daily Californian’s first ever fashion editorial, we show you how to stay chic in the heat. With unpredictable weather around the Berkeley campus and the larger Bay Area, layers that mix patterns, textures and bright shades will take you from balmy summer days on the Glade to dewy
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Genderqueer fashion gets political in San Francisco

Bay Area designers combine fashion with political activism

Fashion has always played an important role in the portrayal of gender, particularly the affectation of masculinity and femininity — from the wigs and powder worn by men in the 18th century, to the gender-bending styles of David Bowie and Grace Jones, and now the recent success of androgynous models,
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Threaded Souls Project presents fashion show

Student fashion show explores clothing as means of self-expression

How do we use fashion as a form of expression? What are we intentionally and unintentionally telling others in our dress? Kristin Aquino and Darrin Wallace, the creators of the Threaded Souls Project, aimed to address these questions at last week’s fashion show held in UC Berkeley’s Multicultural Community Center.
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‘Silence’ found in ‘Echo’ show

Fashion designers draw inspiration from art exhibition

“Echo,” a fashion show inspired by the BAM/PFA’s current exhibition “Silence,” featured the original work of designers from UC Berkeley and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. The designers each selected a work from the exhibition on which they based their designs, and models showcased the original works as
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