The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

These are four brands to consider to take your spring wardrobe (and the earth!) to the next level.

OPINION: Wear sustainable this spring!

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist March 29, 2022

Spring has sprung, and you know what that means … spring fashion is officially here! It is time to put away those puffer jackets and soak in that Pullman sunshine. As you start your spring cleaning,...

No matter what hobby you choose to indulge in, there are plenty of content creators to help you get started.

Content Creators: Women’s History Month

LANNAN RUIZ March 24, 2022

Women’s History Month is filled with opportunities to learn from the past and celebrate our future. Here are some content creators for different hobbies and activities. Find one you like, and follow...

Curating a capsule wardrobe is a great way to embrace sustainability with style.

OPINION: Gender-neutral capsule wardrobe for anyone, anytime

ANNABELLE PEPIN, Evergreen columnist February 17, 2022

Out with the old, in with the new – or not.  Whether you are traveling, or just following the minimalist wave, a capsule wardrobe is the best way to invest in high-quality pieces that last for...

The return of low-rise jeans seems inevitable as other signature Y2K styles explode in popularity.

OPINION: Keep modern values while wearing old styles

ANNABELLE PEPIN, Evergreen columnist February 1, 2022

“Oops! I did it again,” the iconic Britney Spears says, as she wears a cropped top, choker and most importantly: her low-rise jeans.  It is almost as if she predicted the future with this song...

WSU alum Ashley Vailea opened her boutique Vrilla at the end of last year. Although it is an online shop, she held a pop-up event in Neil’s Coffee and Ice Cream on Dec. 18, 2021.

A passion for fashion

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor January 27, 2022

Vrilla Boutique is the love child of WSU alumna Ashley Vailea’s passion for the fashion industry, and lifelong dream of owning her own business.  Vailea said she’s always loved sharing what...

These four sustainable denim brands will take your jean game to the next level.

OPINION: Jean brands for a more conscious closet

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist January 25, 2022

If you have read my previous article surrounding sustainable practices, you know that buying second-hand clothing is the best way to purchase ethically. However, sometimes it can be difficult to find jeans...

Co-founder Patrick Brown-Hayes works at his sewing machine at the Killer Clothing Collective in Lewiston, Idaho.

Killer deals without killing the planet

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor December 2, 2021

Jordan Peck and Patrick Brown-Hayes are shaking the foundations of the fashion industry one piece of upcycled clothing at a time.  The co-founders of The Killer Clothing Collective opened their...

The production of fast-fashion clothing leads to excess textile waste and horrific environmental impacts.

Humanity, fashion not mutually exclusive

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist December 2, 2021

Sustainability in fashion is becoming heavily addressed as many brands start to move away from fast-fashion production models. Due to environmental and ethical concerns like textile waste and unfair...

You know when students fail an assignment so miserably that the teacher makes the whole class redo it? Yeah, this is like that.

SATIRE: Second chance at Met Gala theme

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor September 20, 2021

The annual Met Gala, often thought of as the fashion event of the year, took place on Monday of last week. After being delayed for a year because of COVID-19, the elite of our country proved, with the...

Dunbar released a gender-neutral clothing line.

OPINION: Tear away gender norms, wear what you love

PORTIA SIMMONS February 18, 2021

A lot has changed in a relatively short period of time. As we started a new decade, more talk about uniqueness, acceptance and breaking gender norms began to circulate. One way we can start breaking...

Fashion changes every year and people follow changes every decade.

WSU’s online resources make learning about fashion accessible

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor February 4, 2021

Style is an outward expression of yourself, and although it might not fit in with current trends, it’s still important to express yourself in that way — even if others think you look foolish for not...

The students employed at Michelles Closet are all fashion or business majors.

Teacher, National Guard member runs local consignment shop

HANNAH FLORES February 2, 2021

Before opening her consignment shop, Michelle’s Closet, founder Michelle Kelly struggled to find variety at retail outlets on the Palouse.  In 2019, Kelly and her husband opened the shop hoping...

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