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2017 AKM Fashion Show: Showcase of ‘alluring’ designs

2017 AKM Fashion Show: Showcase of ‘alluring’ designs

On Oct. 24, Asian Kaleidoscope Month (AKM) held its 25th Fashion Show, titled “Allure,” in the J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. This celebration of fashion and culture featured collections from professional fashion designers that were modeled by UF students. Celebrating its 25th year, AKM is a month filled with

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Hijabi

Hijabi

“If you Google ‘Muslim woman,’ there is a pretty distinct image that comes up,” said Rana Abdelhamid, a 22-year-old student at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. “It’s of a woman that’s wearing a niqab that’s completely black, which is very uniform and not representative of the diversity and heterogeneity

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Top 5 Asian designers featured at New York Fashion Week

Top 5 Asian designers featured at New York Fashion Week

Although New York Fashion Week has wrapped up, more Asian designers than ever have caught the public’s eye. The number of Asian and Asian American designers gaining recognition in the U.S. have increased in the past year, with 16 of the 72 New York Fashion Week shows being presented by Asian or

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Funky Flats for Simple Style

Funky Flats for Simple Style

Fashion is always evolving. As children we take fashion advice from our mothers. Growing up my mother advised me to never wear more than two neutral colors (black-white/brown-grey) at once. Secondly to wear no more than three different colors on you. These two rules is something I’ve always followed strictly. I

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