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The models of The Beauty of Africa take a final walk on the runway

The Beauty of Africa showcases cultural fashion

Nina Titovets, Photographer November 17, 2016

International Culture Week at UTEP continued Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Union with a fashion show entitled The Beauty of Africa. The show was created in collaboration with UTEP's Black Student Union and the African Student Union. The students walked...

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How to be fashionable and eco-friendly at the same time

How to be fashionable and eco-friendly at the same time

Jose Soto, Entertainment Editor April 19, 2016

Most clothing stores sell fast-fashion clothes, which means production is excessively expedited to keep up with the most current trends and get them into department stores as quickly as possible. This process can mean a large amount of sweatshops using...

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Wide receiver Jean Andre Moore does not feel the need to impress people with how he dresses on a daily basis.

Not sporting the attire–an athlete speaks up

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor March 23, 2016

Jean-Andre Moore, a wide receiver on the Miners’ football team, constantly takes jabs about how he dresses. The stereotype that athletes dress like slobs is not true, according to Moore; rather, they want to focus their energy and time on other things. Q:...

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Shooting guard Omega Harris shows off his extensive shoe collection, which is housed in his dorm room.

Shoes are a lifelong obsession for guard Omega Harris

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor March 23, 2016

In his humble closet at the dorms, Omega Harris, shooting guard for the men’s basketball team, carries a stash of shoes that engulf his closet. According to the 6-foot-2 player, “It ain’t like it used to be, but it’s something.” Boxes are...

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Rocketbuster Handmade Custom Boots is located in a warehouse in the Union District of downtown El Paso, at 115 Anthony St.

Country western style a phase or lifestyle?

Amanda Guillen, Editor-In-Chief March 15, 2016

In the ‘80s you had the release of “Urban Cowboy,” a movie staring John Travolta that quickly revamped the country music and fashion scene in the United States. Around that time, you also had artists like George Strait, Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire,...

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El Paso was ranked the No. 2 city in wage growth in the years 2007-2012 and No. 53 city in the 2014 Best-performing Large Cities report.

Local boutiques on the rise

Rene Delgadillo, Staff Reporter March 15, 2016

Local boutiques in El Paso have been increasing in the last few years. “There has been a very, very, very, large increase in El Paso,” said Ernesto Juarez, co-owner of Imperio Real Boutique. “Before you would only hear about two boutiques and even...

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Le Trendy, a West side boutique located at 4935 N. Mesa St. Four months ago, Le Trendy opened their mobile boutique for a simple reason: a different experience.

Mobile boutiques roll into El Paso

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 15, 2016

Most trendy fashion shoppers are used to spending their time in spacious boutiques. Now shoppers will have to look out for fashion on wheels, as some of El Paso’s finest shops are expanding their market to mobile boutiques or fashion trucks. Headlining...

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Aaron Torres pins one of his designs that stems from a geographic influence. Torres’ “Transparent” exhibit will take place on March 25 at Dream Chasers Club, located at 200 S. Santa Fe St.

Sleep, Never seeks to empower local art scene

Jose Soto, Entertainment Editor March 15, 2016

A local fashion designer and his clothing line are taking a different approach in the fashion industry. While many high-end fashion companies might not take into account their social impact on the environment and laborers, Sleep, Never is socially conscious...

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The underappreciated art of fashion

Jose Soto, Entertainment Editor October 6, 2015

This week, the Mercedes-Benz of El Paso Fashion Week will launch their four-day long event that will highlight local, national and international fashion. This event is coming at the end of the El Paso Fashion Week, which also showcased some of the local...

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Fall fashion trends to keep students looking good this semester

Fall fashion trends to keep students looking good this semester

Fernanda Leon & Jose Soto August 25, 2015

Fall is right around the corner, the weather will be getting colder, the leaves will turn a shade of brown and the lines at Starbucks will grow longer as they start serving their infamous pumpkin spice latte, and a new fashion season will follow as well. Below...

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The Office of Student Life will be presenting their annual Earth Day Fashion Show at noon on April 21 at the Union Plaza stage.

Earth Day fashion show presents recycled trends

Fernanda Leon, Contributor April 21, 2015

The Office of Student Life will be presenting their annual Earth Day Fashion Show at noon on April 21 at the Union Plaza stage. The fashion show features outfits and accessories made by the students from Loretto Academy National Art Honor Society. The...

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EPCC graduate in fashion design and industrial flat-pattern-making, Elizabeth Rivero showcases her designs.

Stand out styles on the border

Maria Esquinca, Copy Editor February 24, 2015

It’s a form of art. It’s a challenge. It’s fashion. “Everything I create with my own two hands carries a sense of meaning and emotion and everything is projected onto my garment,” said local fashion designer Elizabeth Rivero. Rivero studied...

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