Articles by: Jeanne Malle '19

Purefoy-Craig says that her hijab now meshes into who she is.


November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

You’ve probably noticed Medina Purefoy-Craig ’20 on campus — and maybe not just because of her radiating personality and exquisite acting talent, but also her stunning collection of hijabs. “I remember being a freshmen and always feeling kind of weird because I was new, and had another thing that setRead More

Josephine Hong’s ’19 style has evolved since coming to Choate.


November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In celebration of “spirit week,” I introduce Josephine Hong ’19, one of our school’s very own fashion icons, and a woman whose style has evolved since entering Choate. “I wore collared shirts and shorts and nice little coats,” said Hong, describing her style as a freshman. However, if you’ve recentlyRead More

Gavin Galiardo ’20 stays true to his own fashion sense at Choate.


October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Too frequently do I hear people say that fashion does not exist outside of the world of women. I have therefore believed that men’s outfits scarcely receive as many comments or compliments as women’s, and that, especially while growing up, a male will often be regarded as eccentric if heRead More

Ms. Zhao describes style as a reflection of a person’s personality

À La Mode

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  When speaking of fashion on campus, our community seldom mentions anyone but students. Whether the discussion be admiring or criticizing one’s style, the talk never revolves around anyone but us; I have seldom heard anyone commenting on teachers’ style choices. Is it just assumed that because of their agesRead More

Ellie Kim ’19 and Angie Zhao ’19 run Fitting Room 208 on Instagram.

À La Mode

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Students of Choate Rosemary Hall frequently bring life to their passions through clubs or organizations, often using COSA or faculty members for support. Their original ideas are introduced to students at events and meetings, often spreading through campus easily. Two students, however, have recently chosen to develop their concept independently,Read More

Tess Friedman and Charlotte Craig outside of the recent SAC dance.


September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate overflows with talented high school students, often acclaimed for being a diverse and original group. Any stranger walking through our campus can recognize the various styles represented, whether they be differentiated according to nationality, interest, or any other defining trait. However, our school has a single recurring event thatRead More

À La Mode

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As my term abroad comes to a close, I feel as though I’ve seen a large majority of the trends in Beijing. Many of them do resemble the ones we have in the West, yet it’s the little and amazingly original ones that caught my eye. The permanently full subwayRead More

A display of ornate dresses in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “China Through the Looking Glass.”

À La Mode

April 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since the very start of Chinese history, fashion has always demonstrated the various changes the country has undergone. From the traditional Da Xiu Shan (meaning “Big Sleeved Dress”) of the Tang Dynasty to the widespread black color of the Han Dynasty, every era in China brought about a new styleRead More

An example of a typical school track suit, worn by Malle’s host sister.

À La Mode

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In Beijing, my home for the next two months, I noticed my host sister and most students in the city wearing almost identical uniforms, which only vary slightly  based on the school’s name. Different from any American attire I have seen, these outfits consist of a pair of  white trackRead More