Scary fun with Second-Hand Zombies: The Salvaged Costume Show

By on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 8:01 pm.

With Halloween right around the corner, everyone is trying to figure out their costumes. This year, if you’re on a budget, but still want to look great, snag some inspiration from the models at the Second-Hand Zombies: The Salvaged Costume Show this Wednesday (October 22) in the EMU ballroom. This event will be showcasing the […]

Emily Chounlamany’s job at Nordstrom and how it altered her view on fashion

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 12:11 pm.

Name: Emily Chounlamany Year: Sophomore From: Seattle, Washington I would describe my style as: Sophisticated and simple with bold accents. The predominant color in my wardrobe is grey. Favorite trends: One of my favorite trends would be the bohemian look. I like it but it’s not really my style. Instead of going full boho, I […]

Winter wardrobe refresher

By on Friday, Oct. 10 at 2:35 pm.

As the gloomiest months in Eugene approach, students are dusting off their cold weather pieces they so happily stored away sometime last spring term. However, being Oregonians, we embrace every season the Pacific Northwest has to offer, from 20 degree snow days to 95 degree tailgates. Worn-out boots, stained sweatshirts and ripped rain jackets all […]

Thrift stores speak out – past fashions are today’s trends

By on Monday, Jul. 28 at 12:29 am.

High-waisted shorts, one-piece swimsuits and crop tops have made a comeback. Whether it’s a thank you to your mom’s closet, or a “good-lookin’ out” to Macklemore for his thrift shop suggestion, it seems that we can’t get away from the clothes from the past. Every decade or two, it’s becoming more popular to see fashion trends repeat […]

Check out Seattle Utilikilts at the Oregon Country Fair

By on Sunday, Jul. 13 at 11:55 am.

In a mission to challenge the status quo, one Seattle man dared to set out to liberate men from their slacks. He does this with his handy-dandy — (wait for it) Utilikilts. Steven Villegas founded the Utilikilt in Spring 2000 after leaving his union gig painting ferries and submarines. He said that creating the fashionable […]

Eugene’s oldest resale boutique, The Clothes Horse, continues to thrive

By on Saturday, Jul. 5 at 7:30 pm.

The first thing you hear when you step into The Clothes Horse is subtle French music playing. Your eyes will see racks of clothes neatly separated by categories: shirts, dresses, jeans, skirts and pajamas. Behind the counter is the boutique’s owner, Ann Hathaway, a woman with short white hair and chunky, dangling earrings. She chats […]

Closet profile: Izzy Storm takes inspiration from her mom’s style

By on Friday, May. 30 at 11:58 am.

Taking inspiration and hand-me-downs from her mother, Izzy Storm creates a unique style. Name: Izzy storm Year: Junior Major: Art History Hometown: San Francisco / Cleveland Ohio Fashion inspiration: “I take a lot from musical artist Karen O from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and from my mom.” How would you describe your style: “It’s a […]

From China to Dubai, UO international students share their fashion secrets

By on Monday, May. 26 at 8:42 pm.

In a sea of Columbia rain jackets and Nike Frees, many international students stand out for their unique style. In particular, male international students are stepping up their game when it comes to fashion. Yawei Zhang, the president of the University of Oregon’s Chinese Student and Scholar Association and a senior in the product design […]

Sasquatch! Music Festival boasts effortless Pacific Northwest style

By on Sunday, May. 18 at 7:22 pm.

Every Memorial Day weekend, thousands make their way to central Washington to take in beautiful views and amazing live music at Sasquatch Music Festival. But, as many fervent festival-goers know, the three days are as much about the music as they are about the unique culture and fashion that goes along with it. Sasquatch has […]

Buy, sell or swap your clothes online with these apps

By on Wednesday, May. 14 at 7:45 pm.

As summer approaches, your Uggs, leggings and sweater combos just aren’t going to cut it anymore. As people start breaking out their fashionable spring clothing, you may start feeling the need to update your wardrobe with the latest styles. These buying and selling apps will help you find new clothes without breaking the bank — […]

From rags to riches: St. Vincent de Paul’s first-ever fashion show challenges participants to design using recycled clothing

By on Friday, May. 2 at 2:56 pm.

Armed with 40 dollars of St. Vincent de Paul’s clothing, ten local Eugene designers will create upscale styles in St. Vincent de Paul’s Metamorphose fashion show this Sunday, May 4. Designers will combine their selected clothing from St. Vincent de Paul with their creative eye to create styles in three categories: “Evening wear,” “Ready to […]

Cultural Blends raises awareness of cultural issues with west coast fashion

By on Sunday, Apr. 20 at 9:10 pm.

Racism and inequality were evident in Troy Douglass’ childhood. Growing up in a predominantly white neighborhood in Lake Oswego, Ore., Douglass felt he stood out like a sore thumb because of his Filipino-American heritage. “I was very aware of racism and classism taking place, and it has always interested me,” Douglass said. His interest in […]

Ever wish clothing only cost a dollar? Tomorrow’s your chance at Buffalo Exchange’s annual Dollar Day Sale

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 12:14 pm.

This year, Earth Day is on Tuesday, April 22, and if you are looking for a way to celebrate and also do a bit of cheap shopping, attending Buffalo Exchange’s annual Earth Day, Dollar Day Sale is for you. The sale is Saturday, April 19. Buffalo Exchange stores across the country are marking down select […]