The Pony Express

50’s style returns to the beach

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Retro swimsuits have a flattering design, which has helped to increase the popularity.  Since retro swimsuits tend to cover up more skin than regular ones, people who wear them feel more confident.

Calli Clay, Social Media Editor

May 13, 2015

Retro swimsuits are the next big thing in swimwear fashion. These swimsuits are 50's style, typically high-waisted and polka-dotted. They are made to be an easy way to be cute, conservative and comfortable at the beach. Retro swimsuits come in all sorts of different styles and patterns. The majority are ...

Warm weather brings rompers

Warm weather brings rompers

Megan McGuire, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2015

  Traditional one-piece jumpsuits, featuring full tops and pants, have been around for decades. Rompers are similar to the jumpsuit, except they are typically shorter on the bottom and have shorter sleeves. The increase in popularity of rompers shows how cute and trendy this item of cloth...

Nails of a different color

Stephanie Nielsen, Fashion Blog Photographer

April 30, 2015

Almost like magic, this trending new nail polish seems to detect your mood and change colors accordingly. Color changing nail polish is in style this spring. Some nails change with temperature when submerged in water and some change with the sunlight. They can be found in nail salons all around the co...

Feather corsages make prom appearance

Samantha Flipp, Broadcast Field Reporter

April 29, 2015

The tradition of giving your prom date a corsage has been around since the early 20th century. Today there are a few new styles that are more popular this year than ever before. One fun new style is to have a corsage that is decorated with feathers. Some of them have feathers in addition to the flower in ...

Grungy and versatile, boyfriend jeans bring back simplicity

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Calli Clay, Social Media Editor

April 13, 2015

For many years, mom jeans, otherwise known as boyfriend jeans, were seen as something only mothers should be wearing. However, in today’s fashion world, boyfriend jeans are the next greatest thing. Mom or boyfriend jeans are jeans that have a looser fit with a chic look. They come in all sorts ...

Quest for the dress: two-piece prom dresses make the ranks

Quest for the dress: two-piece prom dresses make the ranks

Madi Schoenecker, Social Media Editor

April 11, 2015

Prom is an integral part of the American high school experience.  Girls spend hundreds of dollars on dresses, accessories and getting their hair and nails done.  Prom is on May 2 and some girls still are not quite sure what to wear.  One suggestion is a two-piece prom dress. "One-piece dress...

Outdoor brand offers organic options

Katie Hutton, Visual Arts Managing Editor

March 17, 2015

Food, exercise and healthy activities are growing more popular as awareness about the human body grows. Quinoa and couscous are not just foods seen on cooking shows and there are more gyms available than ever before. Yet outdoor activities like hiking and fishing remain popular, and fashion styles re...

The old is new: 90’s style comes back

The old is new: 90's style comes back

Tiffany Horwath, Team Lead

March 15, 2015

Many different styles from history are making a comeback in today's fashion. One of the most popular decades for style is the 90's. "High waisted jeans and shorts, old T-shirts that were cut into crop-tops, Doc Martens, and flannels are my staples," said senior Lauren Traiser. Some 90's styles that tend...

Fun lip colors display student confidence

Fun lip colors display student confidence

Taylor Haberman, Social Media Reporter

February 27, 2015

Bright lip colors used to be a thing that was only viewed as appropriate at formal events. If they were worn anywhere else, one was trying too hard or looked over dressed. Lately, they have been popping up on faces all over town. A fun color like orange, plum or red can spice up even the most simple make up look and girls from 13 to 30...

Hunter rain boots provide function and fashion

Hunter rain boots provide function and fashion

Rachel LeMire, Photographer

February 22, 2015

Boots have always been a crucial component to winter attire. In Minnesota, where winters are cold and snowy, the protection boots provide is a necessity. Although function is extremely important, it’s also nice when fashion comes along with it.   Hunter brand boots have been rapidly gaining popu...

Students travel to the past through antiquing

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Ali Thul, Team Lead Editor

February 17, 2015

Antiquing is a prevalent in Stillwater's culture. Look at downtown Stillwater for example, there are countless antique shops that hold treasures inside. Students are antiquing more and more due to more students realizing the benefits of antiquing. Antique shops hold antiques which are ite...

Toms: From profit to charitable organization

Toms: From profit to charitable organization

Marya Redmond, Team Lead

February 13, 2015

  Toms has expanded its company and with that has shifted the focus from profit to charitable organization. “Toms are not only great shoes but its also a really good feeling to know you are helping someone in another country,” said Junior Matthew Christian. The brand is helping more a...

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