Could you fight crime in this?

    A classic costume  Superman’s costume is iconic. Easily recognizable. Hundreds of kids around the world throw on the ol’ blue and red for Halloween every single year no fail. The real Superman staple is that rippling bod, most Superman costumes include some sort of very fake macho biceps tacked underneath thin blue material. …

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Indigenous designers fashion fuel

Mi’kmaq twins Chris and Greg Mitchell are a Haligonian force to be reckoned with. They’re known for their streetwear designs depicting Mi’kmaq emblems such as the double-curve motif and spreading First Nations messages such as “Sage and Decolonize.” The innovative designers believe their apparel is for everyone to wear and enjoy – regardless of background,…

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Female characters deserve better

It makes sense for male and female clothing to be fitted differently. There are inherent physical differences that make it so that clothing should be made to be practical and comfortable for either sex. So, from a fit perspective, it makes sense that there should be some differences between men’s’ and women’s’ clothing.  It often seems that these differences,…

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Fashion through the ages of Dalhousie

AUTHOR SERENA JACKSON When it comes to back-to-school outfit inspiration, there are resources everywhere: dozens of bloggers posting articles with stunning photography of minimalist book bags, Buzzfeed’s “11 Back-To-School Outfits That’ll Crush It On Social Media”, that one giant Sears billboard featuring Gigi Hadid in what looks like some sort of private school uniform from…

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Dal/King’s fashion show celebrates every body, every sewing level

Rachelle Laskar thought that she wouldn’t pursue her fashion designer dreams until after finishing her undergraduate degree in psychology at Dalhousie. Then she discovered Vaudeville Fashion Design Show. The Dalhousie-King’s Fashion and Design Show Society’s 80 designers, planners, choreographers, models and stage crew produce the student-run charity fashion show. The proceeds from this year’s show…

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Event of the week

The third annual Vaudeville Fashion Design Show will take place on Mar. 5. The show contains 10 scenes, each created by Dalhousie and King’s designers. The designers sew all the dresses – none are bought from a store. Scenes include themes of hunting, pop art and the mountains. Models from Dal/King’s will show the clothes…

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Clothes for cheap – and for charity

With spring (hopefully) on its way, why not support a few charities while shopping for your new wardrobe? The Crooked Closet, an online boutique started by third-year Dalhousie commerce student Kate Robertson, gives one dollar from each item purchased to charities. The online store sells dresses, tops, skirts, and more. Robertson started and launched the…

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Wear your label at Dalhousie

  According to Statistics Canada, one in five Canadians experience mental illness or addiction each year – Kayley Reed and Kyle MacNevin, cofounders of Wear Your Label clothing line, beg to differ. They believe that five out of five people live with mental health problems. “Everyone feels stressed, everyone feels anxious, everyone feels angry, everyone…

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