Many months of planning culminated in a successful drive for clothes donations at the Fashion-a-Bull show on April 3. The goal of the event was to put something together that would require the efforts of the housing staff and USF St. Petersburg faculty to raise awareness and get students to [...]
Fashion, Style and Beauty
Do you have to have good hair to be taken seriously? More specifically, is this why African-American women treat their...
USF St. Petersburg sophomore Solange Gorleku won the Miss People’s Choice Award during the Mr. and Miss USF Pageant...
“What a good find! This is going to make a great purse,” Scott Durfee says, stroking his coarse black beard for...
Step into Revolve Clothing Exchange in St. Petersburg and it’s a bit like stepping into your most stylish friend’s closet. Colorful clothing racks line the floor and walls, cool tunes blare from speakers, and kitschy knick-knacks are sprinkled about. The Fourth Street shop has a lot of treasures to unearth, [...]Read more ›
From painted shirts and plants to leather and sparkle, the fashion show on the 600 Block on Oct. 21 displayed almost every type of new look. Crowd-pleasing styles included everything from vintage, trendy sequins and sparkles to tribal feathers and fringe. The participating shops included Bijou’s Boutiqe, Eugenia Woods, Cozette’s [...]Read more ›
Tucked away from the bustle of Fourth Street traffic is Everything Under the Sun. Located inside the former Hotel Betty Ann, the retail shop has opened its doors for business. Eighteen-year-old Kyleigh Cobett was prepared to take on a dream that initially surprised her: owning a salon/boutique. “If someone had [...]Read more ›
The air is crisp, colorful leaves coat the sidewalks, and everyone’s wearing the latest plaid fashions… in Massachusetts. Meanwhile in St. Petersburg, it’s humid, palm trees are swaying in the breeze, and shorts remain the dress code until early November. Welcome to fall in Florida—similar to spring and summer in [...]Read more ›
As the 600 Block of Central Avenue—between Fifth and Seventh Street in St. Petersburg—nears completion of its Phase 2 renovation, some of the city’s finest fashion entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the new clientele. The 600 Block has come a long way since the beginning of summer, surprising passersby with [...]Read more ›
Taylor Gaudens Contributing Writer Traveling is easier for Americans these days, but it can affect the rest of the world in different ways. Two worldly, well-traveled people—USFSP Spanish Professor Ana Herrero and USFSP anthropology student Nora Gaunt—have learned, and continue to learn, new things about perceptions of beauty from their [...]Read more ›