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VTuber Uprising: Virtual Fashion

VTuber Uprising: Virtual Fashion

Lyn Brook, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

An empty box of brightly colored hair dye makes its way to the bottom of your trash bin as you end your monthly ritual of upkeep on your bleach burnt scalp. You make your way back to your computer...

What's gender got to do with it?

What’s gender got to do with it?

Diani Ellis, Copy Editor February 19, 2021

When it comes to the human race, society always finds an opportunity to decide what’s right and wrong and the types of clothes a person purchases is always a “hot topic.” Genders have been assigned...

Thrift Culture: the wave of thrifting and reselling

Justin Garcia, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Thrifting has always been a part of our lives. Generations before us have had the concept of “thrifting” but with the help of Generation Z, thrifting has become more common than ever before and has...

Ethereal Thread, the non-traditional clothing brand out of LA.

Ethereal Thread, the non-traditional clothing brand out of LA.

Sydney Welch, Social Media Editor February 19, 2021

  In Arabic, ethereal means, “something so beautiful that it’s out of this world and thread is just like every scarf, every clothing item, everything starts with a single thread.”  Anusha...

A style guide for white shoes

Christian Cabang, Multimedia Editor February 19, 2021

A pair of white shoes can serve as a multi-faceted fashion item used in combination with various outfits. From casual to professional wear, white shoes are an addition to the person wearing them. “It's...

The thin line between appreciation and appropriation in fashion: Where does it lie?

The thin line between appreciation and appropriation in fashion: Where does it lie?

Tèo Mata, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

When it comes to fashion, a designer can make a variety of pieces, while basing the collection on a number of things. Some like to make trendy collections, some choose to do avant garde while others tend...

Depop: Handing the fashion reigns over to Gen Z

Depop: Handing the fashion reigns over to Gen Z

Kenzie Aellig February 19, 2021

Side-by-side, these three young girls could be mistaken for the main characters of an early 2000s movie. Their graphic T-shirts, low-rise jeans and glossy lips create an undeniable sense of deja-vu....

The cyclical nature of cottagecore

The cyclical nature of cottagecore

KK Interchuck February 19, 2021

  Sunlight dapples through dense foliage, casting an amber glow onto the wooded path below. The path, if followed, leads to a clearing where a small house sits, flanked by delicate flower beds...

Venenosa Ropa without the poison

Venenosa Ropa without the poison

Fernando G. Pacheco February 19, 2021

    After looking at the ecological impact of fashion, Julio Cesar Tello spends his time refurbishing found thrifted garments and giving them a new liberated life. Consignment stores...

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The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University
Issue 1- Fashion