Post Tagged with: "fashion"

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

A LA MODE

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

Taking a Stand against Sexism in the Music Industry

Taking a Stand against Sexism in the Music Industry

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Music is one of most powerful tools in the world. It can influence people’s minds, resonate with them, and inspire hope, peacefulness, energy, and happiness. Unfortunately, in today’s society, that power has been abused. We have become desensitized to the objectifying nature that today’s top hits entail.  In today’sRead More

The Beauty Industry’s Ugly Truth

The Beauty Industry’s Ugly Truth

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The self-esteem of a person is largely influenced by social media and, more specifically, the modeling industry. As a teenage girl growing up in a society where beauty is considered to be tall, blonde, and thin, my self-esteem has been largely impacted my entire life based on what society callsRead 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

Marta Garcia Ferreiro '18 poses in the PMAC Gallery.

À La Mode: Marta Garcia Ferreiro

February 3, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As a non-American student, I feel that a lot of Americans on campus tend to make assumptions about international students, particularly about their lack of ability to understand American culture, their socioeconomic statuses, and their consequent knowledge of fashion or lack thereof. More often than not, these international students takeRead More

In Moda’s latest issue is displayed in the library among other student publications.

In Moda’s Back at It

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After approximately a year and a half of inactivity, In Moda, Choate’s fashion club, has resurrected. Haley Williams ’18, one of club’s leaders, stated that “the cause for the sudden start was due to the constant scrutiny about our club ‘not doing anything.’ Different people made comments that suggested theyRead More

À La Mode

À La Mode

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Fashion, a style of self-expression, has often made people feel objectified or obliged to follow norms in order to feel included. A number of things have boxed people in, consequently making them feel safer or more included, such as dressing according to stereotypes, imitating the style of famous personalities orRead More

À La Mode

À La Mode

January 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Recently, patterns and daring colors have been filling the streets of the fashion capitals of the world. At Choate, this aesthetic and style is ever-so-slightly becoming more predominant, and these characteristics are incorporated into Sarah Bonnem’s ’19 day-to-day style. She said, “I always try wearing some sort of pattern orRead More

À La Mode

À La Mode

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Wednesday, December 7, Haley Williams ’18 wore a skirt. This probably does not seem especially noteworthy, yet it was unconventional for Williams, who pays special attention to what she puts on in the morning, and rarely does that final choice include a skirt. Questions about why Williams might makeRead More