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Toms: From profit to charitable organization

Toms: From profit to charitable organization

Marya Redmond, Team Lead

February 13, 2015


Filed under Fashion Blog

  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...

From drab to fab, vests make a come back

From drab to fab, vests make a come back

Calli Clay, Social Media Editor

January 13, 2015


Filed under Fashion Blog

Vests have recently become more popular, making a come back in the fashion society. They are no longer just for warmth, but are coming back with style. There are many types of vests, such as wool, down or quilted. Vests come in all sorts of colors and seem to go with almost anything. "I wear vests bec...

“Ugly” Christmas sweaters fly off shelves

“Ugly” Christmas sweaters fly off shelves

Allie Langness, Online Editor

January 11, 2015


Filed under Fashion Blog

This year, stores have been selling more “ugly” Christmas sweaters than ever. Goodwills and thrift stores across the state have not been able to keep these popular sweaters on their shelves. While some people can go to their parents’ or even grandparents’ closets and find the perfect sweater, some p...

Arm knitting provides alternative to needles

Arm knitting provides alternative to needles

Dan Gorman, Distribution Reporter

December 29, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

Arm knitting is a method of knitting that many students have taken up as a hobby. The reason why this method of knitting is called arm knitting is because instead of using hands and sewing needles, people use their arms. This is a fun activity for people because it is not time consuming and it is fairly...

Sorel Boots kickin’ since 1962

Sorel Boots kickin’ since 1962

Marya Redmond, Team Lead

December 21, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

With winter finally, here winter outfits start showing up in the hallways. One of the fashion trends that is back is Sorel boots. These boots are super good for trekking through the snow but also for around school. They are extremely practical for the harsh Minnesota winters. Junior Riley Lagness s...

Lululemon dominates teenage fashion world

Lululemon dominates teenage fashion world

Allie Langness, Online Editor

December 8, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

Lululemon is completely dominating the teenage fashion world. The company that was founded in 1998 in Vancouver BC has seen their sales soar over the past two years. The brand hardly has no reason or need to market because their logo is on almost everything the company produces. The clothing is not c...

Nike vs Adidas basketball: shoe edition

Nike vs Adidas basketball: shoe edition

Madi Schoenecker, Social Media Editor

December 1, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

Nike dominates the basketball shoe market with well over 90 percent.  Within the last two or three years, Adidas has become increasingly interested in the industry.  Adidas was founded in 1924 in Herzogenaurach, Germany while Nike was founded in 1964 in Beaverton, Oregon, USA.  True to their roots, Nike...

Are Birkenstock sandals as popular as ‘Vogue’ says?

Are Birkenstock sandals as popular as ‘Vogue’ says?

Madi Schoenecker

November 19, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

Birkenstocks are quickly becoming one of the most widely known shoe brands in America.  Most of 90’s fashion is making a comeback including this resurrected brand. In the 1890s, Konrad Birkenstock, a German shoemaker, invented the arch support.  Over the next 50 years, Konrad and his son Carl spent their ti...

Signs you dress like a hipster

Signs you dress like a hipster

Megan McGuire

November 19, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

Does your closet consist of mainly vintage clothing, graphic T’s, bold accessories, or skinny jeans? “Hipster” is a term that includes these characteristics, but many people have different opinions and definitions of what hipster fashion actually is.

Trending socks

Trending socks

Caitlin Rademacher, Photographer

November 19, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

Socks are not just socks anymore. This simple accessory has become a way to keep your feet warm and now is a way to be expressive for many young girls.

Fantastic flannel fashion

Fantastic flannel fashion

Sabrina Storms, Lead Video Editor

October 14, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

The staple outfit for a lumberjack is a flannel but that stereotype is long gone as flannels are now in fashion for both genders. This is a rare occurrence. Usually male and female fashion staples are completely different.

Nose Rings: a new fashion

Nose Rings: a new fashion

Sam Hudachek

October 13, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

Fashion has changed recently in high school. Many older styles that were once lost are now returning. However, one fashion that is starting up is not new clothing or hairstyles, it is nose rings. There are many different styles of nose rings. The L-shaped, bone, screw and fishtail are just a few ...