Fashion News

The language of Clothes

Just like food and shelter, clothing is a necessity in everyday life. Statistics show that Americans spend an average of 81 dollars daily on clothing alone. As the saying goes, “You can tell a lot about a man by the shoes he wears.” So the question often comes up do […]

Textile Industry: increasing? or decreasing?

    Over the past 30 years the U.S textiles and apparel industry has become the leading industry when it comes to hi tech innovations. This industry is a major contributor in the U.S economy. With over $237 billion in capital expenditures, the textile industry has provided stabilized careers for […]

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

As humans our undying need to achieve perfection has been dated back to ancient civilization when archeologists discovered the first signs of the use of makeup. Men and Women of Egypt would use unguent to keep their skin hydrated while women would blacken their lashes and lids with kohl and […]

Rapunzal, Rapunzal take pride in your crown

Whether you have long hair, short hair, blue hair or green hair, your hair is your crown. A crown that not only has grown as an industry, but also has grown in the fashion industry. Hair has been of importance since ancient BC, where archeologists have found early signs of […]

Nails are a Girl’s best friend 1

Fashion has never been just about clothes, but also hairstyles, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and even nails. With the constant change of fashion, nails are becoming an epidemic in the fashion world. There are design competition shows about nails such as Oxygen’s hit television series Nail’D It, magazines dedicated to just […]

Visual Language

We all have had a time where intentions are to run into the mall for one item and end up walking into another store. Why is that? Does the mannequin’s outfit in the window catch your eye or is it the table of faux leather leggings in the front of […]

I Don’t Want No Scrubs

Whenever you watch old movies or shows such as: I Love Lucy, MASH, or High Anxiety, they all have a depiction of nurses as women dressed in all white stockings, thick soled flats, knee length starch pressed dress, topped with a nursing cap designed with a red cross. According to […]

Is it Retail Therapy or an Addiction?

Psychologists refer to self-esteem as a reflection of a person’s overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. Self-esteem is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude of oneself. It’s no secret that shopping is used as a crutch for many occasions weather its celebratory or […]

Does the shoe really fit? 3

Faculty and students continue to walk the verdant green and sloping hills of N.C Central University in chic footwear that causes foot deformities. The design of a shoe varies in function from person to person, but footwear was invented to comfort and protect the human foot. With the upswing of […]