Soho Youth Club Gives Back to Underprivileged Children With Clothing Collections

*Written by Micaela Udell* Combining passions for entrepreneurship and philanthropy, Brett Gray used his time in quarantine to create Soho Youth Club. A clothing company with a mission to educate and give back to underprivileged children, Soho Youth Club releases purposeful collections every 48 hours and proceeds from these sales are used to fund their initiatives. Due to the limited time of availability of the … Continue reading Soho Youth Club Gives Back to Underprivileged Children With Clothing Collections

Hooligans Streetwear Promotes Self-Love Among College Students

In the summer of 2020, JD Grant approached his friends, Savitha Mukundan and Alexis Soulias, with an idea. “It would be so cool if we started something, and had students from other campuses wear stuff that we made, but not know where it came from,” Grant said. Mukundan and Soulias embraced Grant’s idea, and the three eventually developed this idea into the clothing brand Hooligans … Continue reading Hooligans Streetwear Promotes Self-Love Among College Students

A Lazy Girl’s Guide: How to Style Sweats

The end of the summer is usually prime time for back-to-school shopping before getting back into the swing of things, but sadly, this summer is a little bit different. As students are planning to learn from home this semester, many are choosing to stick with a style that has stayed constant throughout quarantine: sweats.  While sweatpants aren’t typically the most glamorous item in your closet, … Continue reading A Lazy Girl’s Guide: How to Style Sweats

‘Hopeless Visionary’ Promotes Dream Chasing with Clothing Brand

If quarantine worked out in favor for anyone this year, it was Ryan Armour and Sabrina Bernstein. While the majority of people were occupied by TikTok, tie-dying and baking banana bread for the fifth day in a row, these two were setting the foundation for their new clothing brand: Hopeless Visionary, @hopelessvisionaryla.  Armour and Bernstein are both sophomores studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During … Continue reading ‘Hopeless Visionary’ Promotes Dream Chasing with Clothing Brand

What I Learned After a Summer Working in Retail

This summer I worked as a brand associate at Athleta, a women’s workout, yoga and athleisure brand, owned by Gap Inc.  While I never imagined myself working as a sales associate, and although it wasn’t the glamourous New York City internship I had envisioned, I feel as though I walked away with an invaluable experience.  I truly believe at some point in life everyone should … Continue reading What I Learned After a Summer Working in Retail

Reusable Face Masks to Instantly Upgrade Your Outfit

Phone? Check. Wallet? Check. Car Keys? Check. Face Mask? Check.  When getting ready to leave the house, a new essential has been added to everyone’s checklists. Within the past few months, our daily routines have had to shift dramatically due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sterile, blue face masks seemingly worn only by doctors and dentists flew off the shelves and became … Continue reading Reusable Face Masks to Instantly Upgrade Your Outfit

From Collages to Career: How Corey Paige Turned Her Designs into a Business

It’s safe to say that we have all doodled in our notebooks before, whether it was during a particularly boring class or just filling time at home. By now, a lot of us have mastered drawing our name in bubble letters and perfecting a smiley face, but have you ever seen your doodles come to life?  Corey Paige has.  It all started with some poster … Continue reading From Collages to Career: How Corey Paige Turned Her Designs into a Business

Bandanas: The Trend that Keeps on Coming Back

With COVID-19 on the rise across America, my summer routine has looked much different than I thought it would. Instead of getting ready to go out and catch up with hometown friends, I’m sticking to sweats and barely leaving the house— the fridge being as far as I’ll go.  Yet, when I do decide to leave my house to run essential errands, I’ve noticed the … Continue reading Bandanas: The Trend that Keeps on Coming Back

Reinvent Your Style with These Thrifting Tips

Compliment me on any outfit and I am sure to excitedly tell you exactly where I got the items and for what cost. There’s a certain pride that comes from finding cute clothes at a thrift store, and I am vocal about this. It’s validation that my patience and numerous trips have paid off.  In recent years, thrift stores have entered the mainstream, popularized as … Continue reading Reinvent Your Style with These Thrifting Tips