Stuck in Iowa City for all of Spring Break? Lucky for you, the WSS has plenty of ideas to keep you busy for all nine days. Apoorva Raikwar ’14 demonstrates how to make a sequin collar in a few simple steps: Continuing with the fashion theme, Emily Hollingworth ’15 shows off her braided headband in another how-to [...]
By Grace Young A review of Plato’s Closet, a recently-opened consignment store in Iowa City.
By: Apoorva Raikwar Goodwill is the place to buy clothes, furniture and other odds and ends at low prices, but it also provides jobs for people with disabilities in the community.
By Jaycie Weathers A step-by-step guide to make a braided headband with Emily Hollingworth ’15.
Interview and photos by Katie Mons How would you describe your style? My style is definitely girly, but I like to mix edgy and sophisticated/glamorous pieces in as well. Where do you get your inspiration from? I get my inspiration from fashion magazines, celebrities and, of course, major designers. Do you have [...]
By Fiona Armstrong-Pavlik Jaycie Weathers ’15 knows how to make her self-described “pretty practical” style into something special. Drawing inspiration from the seasons, accent colors and patterns give her wardrobe a fresh feel. “I don’t really have anyone that I try to emulate, but I really like Emma Watson’s style,” Weathers said. Reading magazines such as [...]
Photos by Hannah Muellerleile Inspired by Brandon Stanton’s project, Humans of New York, the West Side Story has begun to seek and capture on film the people that make Iowa City, well, Iowa City.
Video by Hannah Muellerleile Apoorva Raikwar ’14 displays her fashion sense and her DIY skills by showing the West Side Story how to make an adorable DIY sequined collar for less than 10 dollars in less than five minutes.
When you see Apoorva Raikwar ’14 walking down the halls, there’s a good chance she either made or altered what she’s wearing. In fact, the white maxi skirt Raikwar is wearing in these photos is one of her most recent creations. Raikwar’s style is simple yet chic and she has an eye for color, wearing [...]
Details, details. Jonah Pouleson ’13 knows about details. From his flat knit tie to his shined black loafers, Pouleson aims to leave an impression on everyone who sees him. Interview by Amiela Canin Photos by Shirley Wang Where do you find inspiration? I just kind of figure it out day by day. And also [...]
From L.A. to I.A., Rebecca Wen’14 is spreading her style. Catch a sneak peek at Wen’s ‘military chic’ look. Photos taken by Abbie Skemp How would you describe your style? I don’t think I have a particular style but some people say I’m a bit ‘military chic’. Where do you get your inspiration from? [...]
There were some great costumes at West High this year. Take a look at some of the favorites!
[nggallery id=46] Various poised looks from Hannah Muellerleile. Photographs by Zora Hurst.
Looking for some unique pieces to spice up your spring wardrobe? Downtown Iowa City is the place to go! Here is a quick overview of some of my favorite stores downtown: Artifacts: 331 E. Market St. If you’re in the mood to dig for a fantastic deal, go to Artifacts. You can find really affordable, [...]
Sparkles, glitter, shiny satin, excessive tulle, cheap rhinestones, ruching and cutouts. These are among some of the worst details that we saw girls sporting on their dresses Saturday night. Shiny satin and ruching are not flattering on anyone. Period. Tulle may make you feel like the belle of a ball, but everyone just ends up [...]