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Kobilka sews own clothes from scratch

Buttons Kobilka has to choose from when choosing what her next outfit will look like.

McKenzie Bohlig, Photographer

January 8, 2017

  The average American teenager spends about $2050 a year on clothes or about $40 a week per individual teen. With the Mall of America, the Twin Cities, Woodbury and downtown Stillwater so easily accessible and close by, it is easier to spend even more than that. However, senior Julia Ko...

Bomber Jackets trend keeps students warm for winter

Bomber jackets are ideal for layering because they are fashionable but provide enough warmth to be worn during winter. Maggie Raedeke says

Matthew McGinley, Social Media Editor

December 6, 2016

Going into the cold Minnesota winter, students at the high school seemed to have caught on to the Bomber jacket trend. It's something students can wear in almost any occasion in season. Bomber jackets are stylish jackets that are thin and light enough to wear indoors yet keep people warm enough in cold ...

Jean skirts return for modern trend

An everyday skirt you can find for sale at a local store anywhere near you.

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter

October 11, 2016

The jean skirt, once popular in the '80s, has resurfaced as one of this year's hottest fashion trends. Many people from A-listers to average high school students can often be seen sporting this new trend. Different features have been added to this returning trend. The skirts differ in lengt...

The evolution of denim skirts

An everyday skirt you can find for sale at a local store anywhere near you.

Maya Aflakpi, Photographer

September 24, 2016

The denim skirt style has come and gone. The design has changed in many different ways. Almost every girl has a button-front denim skirt in their closet by now or plans to buy one. Denim skirts are super unique and fun to wear. Girls can create so many cute looks by pairing denim skirts with com...

Adidas trend continues to grow

Adidas trend continues to grow

Lydia Stannard, Playlist Editor

September 23, 2016

Within the past year, many celebrities have been sporting the athleisure look, including famous models Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid. Along with these sporty chic styles, they've been wearing a shoe that has since blown up: Adidas Superstars. With the high demand for these minimalistic shoes, Adi...

Lokai bracelets, a symbol of perseverance

Lokai bracelets are meant to help tell a story. “I feel like the bracelets are for teenagers and older, not only because of the sizes, but also I don’t think they would relate to the story behind them,” said Sophomore Lauren Hafner. The idea behind them is to balance one’s life and create peace.

Erin Lemanski, Photographer

January 14, 2016

Whether it be summer or winter, Lokai bracelets look amazing year round. These trendy bracelets are flying off the shelves with both boys and girls craving to own one of their own. The bracelets are designed to help keep one's life balanced and centered. Lokai bracelets have been around since ...

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...

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...

Lululemon dominates teenage fashion world

Sophomore Summer Langness sporting Lululemon clothes. Junior Lauren Bernard said, “Lululemon is definitely the most expensive clothing brand that I have heard of. I strongly believe that you get what you pay for. If I had to rate some of the top brands, I would rate Lululemon as like a ten and Victoria’s Secret Sport as like an eight and Nike as like a five. Each company does certain things really well and Lululemon does almost everything really well.”

Allie Langness, Online Editor

December 8, 2014

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...

Are Birkenstock sandals as popular as ‘Vogue’ says?

Are Birkenstock sandals as popular as 'Vogue' says?

Madi Schoenecker

November 19, 2014

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

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.

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