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Style Spotlight

Style Spotlight

Allison Duchin, Contributing Reporter

September 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Style

Oksana Pelts, a current MBA student at the Weatherhead School of Management, is bringing a new voice to fashion in Cleveland and to Case Western Reserve University by association. Approximately six months ago Pelts started her blog “Style Moment” as a creative outlet, but since its creation Pelts...

Fashioning for Formals

Allison Duchin, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Style

Did you think the days of worrying about getting the right dress, doing your hair just right, spending hours on makeup or trying to find shoes that are comfortable but also look great ended with senior prom? Sorority girls continue to face many, if not all, of these problems now that formal season has...

Screen Actors Guild Awards: a fashion review, best and worst

Rachel Rubenstein, Asst. A&E Editor

February 1, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Style

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award ceremony occurs between the Golden Globes and the Oscars, two award ceremonies that are considered more important in the world of film and television. As a result, stars take fewer fashion risks on the red carpet; with less press and less publicity they can’t expect...

Fashion Deals for the Discerning Gift-Giver

Janet Lanman, Style Reporter

December 1, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Style, What to do this Week

  Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be over, but the deals aren’t! Here are a few of my favorite websites for getting the best prices online.   Flash Sales: Although Gilt Groupe, Hautelook, and Ruelala are my favorite flash sale websites, I recently discovered Ideeli and MyHabit....

Thanksgiving Style Essentials

Thanksgiving Style Essentials

Janet Lanman, Style Reporter

November 16, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Style, What to do this Week

  The holidays are just around the corner, complete with friends, family, and most importantly: food. Here is a guide of what to wear to make sure your pants still fit after all that turkey and pie. For Women   Essential Cable Sweater Dress in Marina, $19.80 at Forever 21 With o...

Fall Fashion on a Budget

Fall Fashion on a Budget

Janet Lanman, Style Reporter

October 14, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Style

Leather Leather is hot for this season in pants, skirts, and jackets.  This beautiful Theory Caon Leather Skirt for $575 from Saks Fifth Avenue can be emulated with Forever 21’s Pleated Faux Leather Skirt for $22.80. Theory Caon Leather Skirt Pleated Faux Leather Skirt Blazers The structured s...

Spotlight On: Makeup

Janet Lanman, Style Reporter

September 7, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Style

Makeup is my absolute favorite because it is so versatile!  This week, I’ve tried some of the boldest makeup trends for this season. Burgundy Lips For the perfect red lip, apply a small amount of concealer around your natural lip to prevent bleeding. Next, apply lip liner or use a lip brush to ...

Dress Yourself: Burn your wardrobe, kids, a new trend has landed

Janet Lanman, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Style

Monday: We all know Mondays are a drag. Pick simple items to make your morning easy. Guys: You may be wondering why there is a guys’ section here…well, I’m here to help you mix up that wardrobe to avoid wearing a t-shirt and pair of shorts every day. Vineyard Vines’s Saltwater Stripe Collegiate...

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