Over Easy: Fashion forward – Portland Press Herald

I never saw my father dressed in blue jeans. He didn’t own a pair and he fit in with our neighborhood fine without them.

Bob Kalish observes life from a placid place on the island of Arrowsic (motto: You’re not in Georgetown yet). You can reach him at [email protected]


Uncommon Threads Holds Virtual Fashion Show with Boston’s School of Fashion Design

Yesterday evening, on June 16, Uncommon Threads in Lawrence held their Dress for Your Future Fashion Show. The virtual event was produced in collaboration with Boston’s School of Fashion Design, and featured stunning creations from some of the school’s emerging designers.

Uncommon Threads is a Lawrence-based nonprofit that provides clothing


A Diamond in the North brings LA fashion to the Northwoods // WJFW Newswatch 12

Photo by WJFW Newswatch 12

Story By Meghan Mamlock

Local News Published 06/17/2021 6:10PM, Last Updated 06/17/2021 6:15PM

Minocqua – A Diamond in the North Owner Maddie Smith is attracting new clientele to Minocqua with her trendy LA clothing vibe and her social media presence on TikTok.

Smith has been


I’m making a fashion statement without being fashionable

The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com.

Eddie Adelman of Belfast is a writer.

Rumor has it that clothes make the man. For some reason, I never got that memo. I


Innovative NSU Art Museum Exhibits Deconstruct, Satirize Fashion

I’ve been gently avoiding opportunities to review NSU Art Museum’s blockbuster exhibition of the season, “The World of Anna Sui,” a landmark tour of more than 100 looks that have blazed trails in American and international fashion for the past 30 years. It’s not that I’m disinterested in such a


The Quick Consequences of Fast Fashion

A $3 tank top. $8 pants. $10 shoes. 

While these affordable pieces might be trendy right now, the ethical and environmental issues that come with fast fashion are harming communities and natural resources. 

According to Audrey Robbins, a fashion merchandising and apparel design professor at Ball State, fast fashion is


The Terrifying Resurgence Of Y2K Fashion

I first sensed it last summer while trawling the resale app Depop for platform sandals and funky-colored windbreakers to treat my midpandemic malaise. Browsing teenagers’ closets has started to make me feel very “how do you do, fellow kids” — inspiring in me the same sheepish embarrassment I


Is the Yeezy Gap Jacket Really Any Good?

The reveal of the first Yeezy Gap jacket on June 8, a year after the partnership between Kanye West and the beleaguered maker of American basics was announced, went pretty much as expected.

First came the crazed excitement, the release of all that pent-up expectation: OMG! OMG! The future is


Fran Drescher Pulls Off the Ultimate Outfit Repeat, 27 Years Later

According to Drescher via email, when HBO Max was promoting the streaming of The Nanny, she insisted that the company hire the original costume designer Brenda Cooper, who had held onto the vest for over 25 years. According to Fine, “it was Brenda who had the genius idea to ‘suggest


Health Care Workers Deserve Fashion, Too

One of the more unexpected side effects of the pandemic was to forever alter our relationships with personal protective equipment; to make medical garments, at least in the mask sense, a new accessory of self-expression and a part of almost every wardrobe. And every designer’s arsenal.

Now that relationship is