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Hello Kitty: A Cute, Cuddly Fashion Diva Takes Over the Hip L.A. Scene

What do Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and I all have in common? A love for Hello Kitty, of course. The loveable Japanese kitten’s famous face is as internationally recognized by school girls and adult fashion-lovers alike. Just the sight of the big red bow and sugary pink clothes can make a grown woman squeal like a little girl.

FIG Does It Big: Helping Anteaters Express Their Own Fashion Interest

When people think of UCI, fashion does not immediately come to mind. After all, why should it? Most students don’t come here with plans to become stylists or designers. However, there are some students who plan to pursue a career in the fashion industry, no matter what major they’ll have on their diploma.

Futurism Meets Femininity with David Alexander’s New Collection

The crowd hummed with anticipation as a remix of La Roux’s “Bulletproof” blasted from the speakers. The familiar music both calmed my fidgeting and made me want to dance in my seat. It was Oct. 14, 2009, and for many of the audience members, this event was yet another stop to make during LA Fashion Week.

Fashion’s Next Big Superstar in the Making: UCI’s Daniel Nguyen

Can you major in being a future superstar? Fashion enthusiast Daniel Nguyen, 20, certaintly thinks so.

Fall Fashion: Studs, Sequins, Shoulders and Sexy, Super-Skinny Jeans

It may be 80 degrees outside, but fall has officially arrived. While the heat may prevent us from comfortably taking advantage of all of fall’s trends, elements from the runways can be translated into real life.

A Fashion Lover Lives the Dream and Makes it Work in New York City

“You will not sleep for four weeks. If you love fashion design, it will be the best four weeks of your life,” read an ominous yet exciting email from my Fashion Design Concepts teacher a few days before classes began. This summer, I took two classes in Fashion Design at the Parsons New School of Design.

A fashionable finale: From the UCI runway to “Project Runway”

It’s 3 a.m. and I’m struggling to keep my eyes open. I’m sitting in my living room with only “Fight Club” streaming on my laptop to keep me company. As I stitch a thin metal chain onto a shiny black miniskirt, it barely registers that it’s already Wednesday morning. Finally, Wednesday, May 27, the day I’ve been waiting for the entire school year, has arrived.

Personal Style 2.0: Fashion Blogs that Trump the Age-Old Magazine

As much as I love fashion magazines, I often find myself getting frustrated with their content. Photo spreads might as well be pages of a catalog that only sell clothes that a college student can’t afford to dry clean, let alone afford to wear.

Michelle O: A New Age of First Lady Fashion

Not since the days of Jackie O have Americans been so transfixed on the fashion choices of a First Lady. Just as journalists have scrutinized President Barack Obama's first 100 days in office, fashion writers have chronicled Michelle Obama's 100 days of style.

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