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L.A Fashion Week’s Emerging Designers

L.A Fashion Week’s Emerging Designers

Ysabelle Canilao, Writer

November 1, 2017

Fashion Week 2017 is an event that lasts for almost seven days in fashion cities, and allows designers to showcase their designs and giving way to new emerging fashion designers ready to hit it big. It gives a chance to show all of the trends, current and upcoming. Los Angeles Fashion Week is a ...

New York Fashion Week’s Unorthodox Designers

Melissa Estrada, Section Editor

October 5, 2016

During the third week of September, outgoing designers like Jeremy Scott, Alexander Wang, and Kanye West, revealed their spring collections to millions at the fashion capital, New York.   These designers are known for their eccentric designs, yet, they all took a different approach in their spring collections...

Fashion Has No Gender

Melissa Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

The Spanish retailer, Zara, released their new unisex line called Ungendered online on March 7, and the images of the line emerged online full of gender-neutral colors like navy, olive green and earth tones. The line received mixed reviews from people on social media.   Downey High’s students...

New York Fashion Week

Fatima Rosas, Business Manager

February 24, 2016

Throughout history, the world has seen many innovations captivate the eyes of the public, but one thing that has managed to continuously stand out is fashion. The fashion industry keeps us all in awestruck by bringing new pieces and patterns seasonally, however, each designer masters adding or bringing...

Jaden Smith Challenging Patriarchy

Melissa Hernandez, News Editor

January 15, 2016

Jaden Smith made headlines on Jan. 4 when he was announced as the new face of Louis Vuitton’s latest womenswear line, “Series 4” a spring-summer 2016 collection. Social media praised and also ridiculed him for going against the social and gender norms of clothing and social expression.   Jonathan...

Fallin’ for fashion

Fallin’ for fashion

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

October 9, 2012

Seasons are changing, and as summer has come to an end, even though the California sun seems to disagree, fall has finally arrived. Bursts of different patterns, tones, and trends are being worn by students all around campus, sporting their new fall favorites. Mizhelle Cortes, 11, has always been fasc...

Subtle Summer

Subtle Summer

Hanna Suarez, Arts & Entertainment Editor

June 21, 2012

With the arrival of summer comes the preparations for warm and fun-filled hours of leisure. Those who spend their break socializing outside of their homes will be wary of hot summer fashion trends that will liven up their wardrobes and spirits.   Popular stores like H&M, Forever 21, and...

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