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The neverending paradox of hipster-ism

The neverending paradox of hipster-ism

Ryan Thompson

September 6, 2018

A look into how society is unknowingly becoming mainstream. If you haven’t noticed the wave of hipster culture in recent years–you haven’t been outside lately. Or, chances are, you’ve been swept up by this wave and haven’t noticed. Webster defines a hipster as “a person who is unusually aware of and interested in new and uncon...

Look good, feel good

Look good, feel good

Ana Richie

August 30, 2018

Thrifting is not only good for your wallet, but also for the world At first glance, it may not seem like future judges, doctors, engineers and architects walk the hallways of UTSA. Before they are able to put on their fancy white coats, robes and hats, students scramble to class wearing their mom jeans, bi...

Campus Style

Campus Style

Ryan Thompson and Chase Otero

November 20, 2017

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New Faces, Same Fashion

New Faces, Same Fashion

Robin Molina and Emily Hubbard

November 20, 2017

The trends that have endured for the past two decades have done so because they resonate with societal wants and needs and because they are easily incorporated into one’s wardrobe. ‘90s trends are among us in a unique way, they are so prominent, yet reside under the surface undetected. Mos...

Gender Fluidity in Fashion

Ryan Thompson

November 1, 2017

It seems as though our clothing represents our gender identity from the time we are young. Little boys are dressed in blue onesies covered in monster trucks, and little girls are clothed in pink onesies with frills and bows sewed at the hems. My hypothesis is that one’s dress is usually the first mechanism...

SHEATH Underwear

Vincent Valdez

November 1, 2017

UTSA Business major Chris Davalos, co-owner and operational manager of SHEATH Underwear, is excited about his company’s sales and latest line of underwear. The new underwear design features a unique red and black geometric-patterned waistband, luxurious modal and elastane fabric and Dual Pouch technology. “From...

Campus street style

Campus street style

Ryan Thompson

April 20, 2017

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Daiquonne Lanier: SA’s latest fashion designer

Daiquonne Lanier: SA’s latest fashion designer

Raquel E. Alonzo

April 19, 2017

San Antonio has yet to see such chic fashion—that is, until this past Friday night. On April 14, Daiquonne Lanier graced Brick and attendees with his premier collection and fashion show “Jacquelynne: A Transformative Composition.” The formal event included a night of cocktails and conversation betwee...

About face: how makeup has changed though time

About face: how makeup has changed though time

Raquel Zuniga

March 8, 2017

According to the Oxford Dictionary, art is defined as “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.” The act of self-expression and self...

Campus street style — Gender & Sexuality Issue

Campus street style — Gender & Sexuality Issue

Ryan Thompson and Chase Otero

March 7, 2017

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Style comes in a variety of shades

Style comes in a variety of shades

Samantha Ceballos

February 8, 2017

In a world obsessed with appearances, people will always criticize each other no matter if they are sporting sweatpants and a hoodie or dressed like royalty. It baffles me as to why it even matters? I recently experienced this criticism out of the blue. I'm not one of those people that dresses on po...

Suits or sweats – a college student’s dilemma

Suits or sweats – a college student’s dilemma

Diego Montoya

February 1, 2017

Do you know what the biggest struggle for college students is? Getting out of bed on a Monday morning to start a busy day filled with assignments, lectures, and exams. Despite the fact we already have so much to worry about, getting dressed for class is another thing to add to our to-do lists. Many c...