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Two girls shop at a past thrift sale for the Performing Arts Office. The annual sale returns for the first time since the pandemic on Oct. 19 and 20.

PAO’s annual costume sale returns next week

Madyson DuBois , Journal Contributor October 12, 2021

Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office (PAO) will host its annual costume and thrift shop sale event on Oct. 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third floor of the Sawyer building.  There...

Shopping secondhand is a sustainable alternative to fast fashion.

Fast fashion isn’t worth the environmental disaster

Abby O'Connor, Assistant Arts Editor September 21, 2021

In a world where social media, influencer culture and shopping hauls are such a large presence in our lives, fast fashion is quickly becoming an alarming environmental issue.  Fast fashion is inexpensive...

Two girls thrifting at a Goodwill in Boston.

Opinion: Thrifting is for everyone, so here’s four reasons why shopping second hand is ethical

Sarah Lukowski, Arts & Culture Editor April 27, 2021

If you’re a college student, chances are you’ve probably been to a thrift store. Perhaps you thrifted to shop more sustainably, to save money by bargain hunting, to donate old clothes or because you...

Flare launched their fashionable, GPS-enabled bracelets in March 2020.

Boston-based business combines fashionable bracelets and safety

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

A fashionable GPS-enabled bracelet could help protect wearers against sexual assault thanks to Flare, a women-run company in Boston.  Flare co-founders Sara de Zarraga and Quinn Fitzgerald met in 2015...

Nuwoe Goteh: From Suffolk to global director of Jordan Brand

Nuwoe Goteh: From Suffolk to global director of Jordan Brand

Nick Frieburger, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

Nuwoe Goteh started his career as a marketing student at Suffolk University more than a decade ago. Now, he works as the global director of Nike’s Jordan Brand, and spoke about his journey at an event...

Amy, representing India for the night, dancing along the stage in a hot pink sari with silver and gold gem detailing inside the Samia Cafe.

Student Fashion takes Suffolk Community on ‘A Night Around The World’

Julia Ahaesy February 26, 2020

On Thursday evening, the Asian American Association (AAA) gathered with nine other Suffolk University cultural groups to put fashion from different countries in the spotlight. Students strutted up and...

Lisa Jedeoun (President) to the right and Forum Patel (Vice-President) to the left

New student organization hits the runway

Julia Ahaesy November 6, 2019

Many Suffolk students have a passion for fashion, but no place to share it. Lisa Jedeoun realized that plenty want to learn more about style and share their ideas, and took action to create a space where...

Sale items included various winter coats

Thrift sale raises funds for Suffolk CARES pantry

Morgan Hume October 30, 2019

The Suffolk University Performing Arts Office (PAO) and Theatre Department teamed up last week to host their annual thrift sale event in the third floor lounge of the Sawyer building. On Oct. 23 and...

Senior thesis showcases quick costume changes and handmade outfits

Senior thesis showcases quick costume changes and handmade outfits

Kyle Crozier April 24, 2019

Last Thursday, Suffolk senior Julianna Fielding finished and performed her senior thesis, titled “Stitched in Time,” which saw 18 costume changes take place in only five minutes. The performance...

Caribbean Student Network cultivates culture and color at annual fashion show

Caribbean Student Network cultivates culture and color at annual fashion show

Amy Koczera and Caroline Enos April 17, 2019

Bright colors and lively rhythms filled the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Saturday night as members of the Caribbean Student Network (CSN) took the runway in the group’s 30th annual fashion show, “Elements.”...

College Fashion Week features “Primark” collections

Sarah Lukowski October 17, 2018

Models strutted down the runway on Saturday evening to highlight the latest fall fashions at the Revere Hotel as part of College Fashion Week. The event was put on by the online magazine “Her Campus.”...

Fashion Designers share their humble beginnings in fashion

Gabriela Lopez October 10, 2018

Nine women artists gathered at the Downtown Boston Business Improvement Center on Wednesday to share their stories of passion and hard work in the world of fashion. Comedian and model Bethany Van Delft...

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