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90’s Fashion is Back For All of Us Who Only Lived 2 Years in the Decade

Article by Paige Venturi Everything that goes around comes back around, we all know this. Fashion is not excluded. Every decade of fashion has its own pivotal pieces that scream "Yes, those bell-bottom jeans are so 70's and they do make your ass look great," or "Wow, look at you in that full 80's tracksuit…

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The Cowboy Boot Trend: Indiana to NYC

Neutral Chaos provided by Paige Venturi I don't know who, what, when, or where it started-- and I don't think I need to know-- but the hottest boot trend of 2019 is... The Cowboy Boot. As a girl who is a born and raised Hoosier that spurns any and every association with Indiana and being…

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Fall 2019 Couture: Who to Watch

Article by Paige Venturi It's that time again folks. Break out your best Miranda Priestly impressions because it's Fall Haute Couture runway show season in Paris. And these shows might just be ... groundbreaking. The week is almost over, so here's my take on who wore the boots and who called Cerulean "blue." Just Kill…

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“When You’re Born Camp:” A Talk with Billy Porter

Article by Paige Venturi Throughout the summer, Sunday at The Met holds events and talks in conjunction to current exhibits being displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on New York City's upper East side. I had the honor of attending a talk this past Sunday from the one-and-only Billy Porter: actor, singer, Tony/Grammy award…

DGNERIT: Autumn Siney

An Interview by Rin McNutt For the Student Designer spotlight, I interviewed Autumn Siney, an art student here at IU, about her brand DGNERIT clothing, which features handmade and repurposed clothing and accessories. Firstly, what does fashion mean to you? A: “Fashion is one of the most widely noticeable forms of self-expression. It can be…

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Counter-Culture in Fashion: What it is and Where to Find it Today

Article by Paige Venturi In the world of fashion today, no trend is new. They’re all simply forgotten. Shoulder pads, neon colors, and athleisure scream of the ‘80’s while lace bibs and flouncing silhouettes seen on the runway this season reference as far back as the 1800’s. This recycling of trends follows James Laver’s Law…

Time with Jameson: Rock and Roll and Style

Article by Paige Venturi Time with Jameson is a local alternative rock band with a musical style referencing 80’s and 90’s punk mixed with raw and emotional lyrics. Just like the juxtaposition of hard rock and soft meaning in their music, the four members of the band have styles that are anything but similar. Nick…