The 250-piece Lilly Pulitzer collection includes 15 exclusive prints inspired by archival artwork for apparel, accessories and shoes for women of all ages. The Lilly home department will be packed full of your everyday beach gear, travel must haves and chic decorative glassware. (Logos courtesy of Target & Lilly Pulitzer)
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Modern American resort wear hits the racks at Target

The partnership we have all been waiting for: Lilly Pulitzer for Target. The iconic Lilly Pulitzer brand was founded in 1959 by well, Lilly Pulitzer herself. Lilly at the time was a stylish Palm Beach hostess and socialite. Her name became known when she began selling her dresses at a …

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First things first, divide your clothes into three piles: yes, no and maybe. This can be done for shoes too. If you haven't worn it in the last six months, ask yourself whether it's really worth keeping. (Natalie Hardwick/Emerald)
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How to Spring Clean Your Closet

Organizing your closet is a task in itself. Then you have to decide what is worth keeping and what needs to be given away or even thrown away. Have one of your closest friends by your side during this tedious process. They know your closet just as well as you …

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Clothes Horse store owner Ann Hathaway checks through clothing that a customer is looking to sell to her. The Clothes Horse is located only a few blocks from campus on 13th Avenue and Pearl Street. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Ann Hathaway and the Clothes Horse

Ann Hathaway never stops moving. She folds and unfolds clothes while speaking, gestures with her hands and moves to straighten any wayward purses. She stops to fix hangers sticking out at angles, to talk to women as they step out of dressing rooms or to pull an item they’re interested …

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H&M has teamed up with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival to showcase a line of men's and women's clothing geared to the festival goers. This is H&M's sixth year as a sponsor for the well-known festival, which is held each year in Indio, California. (Courtesy of H&M media release)
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Spring into style with these upcoming collaborations: H&M and Coachella, Tori Praver and Target

H&M will be releasing a Coachella-inspired fashion line, while Target is set to introduce a swimsuit line by Tori Praver.

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World renowned Japanese designer Chitose Abe is the mastermind behind the project. Her urban and sporty designs have been changing the face of the fashion industry since the founding of her brand Sacai in 1998.
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New fashion collaboration, NikeLab X Sacai, redefines sporty chic

Nike partners with four different designers to refresh the look and feel of the women’s collection starting first with NikeLab x Sacai collection.

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There are many new trends people are into this March including long jackets, fitted joggers, and light kimonos. (Photos courtesy of Pinterest)
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Spring into style with these five fashion trends

Spring into spring with 5 style trends that will keep you stylish and comfortable.

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My style is filled with basics. I also love muted tones — specifically, gray. I love playing with different gray tones and values overall. (Natalie Hardwicke/Emerald)
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Closet profile: Matthew Kimball rocks achromatic style

Matthew Kimball, a 4th-year junior product design major from Medford, Oregon, was wearing all muted tones, contrasting with his outgoing personality. His outfit consisted of a plain t-shirt, a light gray jacket, black pants, a black, slightly distressed leather messenger bag and deep gray socks tucked into light gray and burnt orange …

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Nike celebrates International Women’s Day with a new collection

Nike has been killing the style game this year with a trend-setting collection launching a couple times each month. This month, in honor of International Women’s Day, Nike is launching its Women’s City Collection with six beautiful new Nike Air Max 1 Ultra designs.  These athletic shoes each feature three floral …

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Portland native and Oregon sophomore Anold Khamphouny's favorite item in his closet is his fishtail parka. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
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Closet profile: Anold Khamphouny sports “high-end” street wear

Sophomore Anold Khamphouny breaks down his style influences and the best place to buy high-end men’s fashion without having to pay the price. Eugene may not have readily available fashion forward items but Anold found Portland to be great for your fashion fix.

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The 10 best-dressed celebrities who graced the 2015 Oscars red carpet

On Feb. 22, the 87th annual Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, were televised in more than 200 countries, honoring the film industry’s achievements over the past year. Rain decided to hit the red carpet that night too, causing umbrellas to be in full force. You might ask yourself what goes into all …

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Sisters Brianna and Cailie Mitchell, who run the popular online vintage clothing store "The Pulp Girls", believe that unlike new clothes, vintage clothes carry a history with each new owner because they have already been lived in.
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Mom jeans, grandma’s pearls and granddad’s clothes: Is fashion doing a #throwback?

By Hannah Steinkopf-Frank When Macklemore sang, “I wear your granddad’s clothes / I look incredible,” he was not just making a joke about used clothes, but commenting on the phenomenon of recycling older fashion styles. While this “throwback” trend can be found throughout popular culture, it is arguably most prevalent …

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The Red Wing Shoe Company, based in Red Wing, Minnesota, has been making superb boots since 1905, and they still do it by hand. (Gordon Friedman/Emerald)
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Review: Red Wing boots revive quality footwear traditions

Footwear designer Christian Louboutin said, “A shoe has so much more to offer than just to walk.” My mom, as I tried on a pair of classless rouge wingtips, said, “Your feet walk into the room first! Don’t be too loud!” Footwear says a lot about a person. But what …

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DIY: Banish bras with bralettes

Lately, this trend has been popping up everywhere and on everyone. Bralettes are basically as comfortable as a sports bra, except fashion-wise they’re a step up. They may not be as supportive as a regular bra, but they are give any outfit a spot of cute detail. You can layer them …

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Festive fashion: Classy Valentine's Day outfits for anyone — single or taken

Choosing an outfit for Valentine’s Day can be a struggle, regardless of your relationship status. Whether you’re going on a date, going to a party or having a girls’ night out downtown, here are some festive outfit ideas to get your fashion gears turning. The first outfit is for all the …

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5 fashionable websites to upgrade a man's style

Its no secret. Ladies appreciate a man with a good sense of fashion. Luckily for us, our campus is filled with trendy guys. So if you’re looking to define your style or find some inspiration, check out these websites to keep you looking dapper all throughout winter term. 1. Hypebeast.com Hypebeast is a magazine, but they also run a killer website. …

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Designer spotlight: Austin Gebhard from Check

Check it, the Check clothing line that is. Advertising major Austin Gebhard created Check four years ago, and now his clothing is sold in stores in Portland and online. “I have always been really into action sports and I have always had an obsession with vintage apparel so there’s a …

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Check out Francesca's Boutique for all your quirky gift and unique accessory needs

Francesca’s Boutique has been at the Oakway Center for almost two years, but the brand has been around since 1999. Their first store opened in Houston, Texas, and they now have more than 500 boutiques. According to the store manager, Kymmi Hanks, “Francesca’s is not your average store — it’s a …

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Designer Profile: Leah Braunstein of Gestalt Goods

Leah Braunstein is a 22-year-old Portland native and senior product design major at the University of Oregon. Braunstein and her friend Sara Birns collaborated to make timeless women’s clothing. They went as far as starting their own fashion line, Gestalt Goods. Though Gestalt Goods is currently at a stand-still due to Braunstein …

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2014 fashion trends fade, 2015 trends look similar

A new year means new fabulous, ridiculous and wonderfully unexpected fashion trends. Fashion is always a defining factor in how you look back on a certain year, like what you can’t believe you wore your first day of high school or your favorite celebrities’ iconic red carpet look. So, how will …

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The RealReal: An online haven for designer duds

The RealReal is an online designer consignment website that offers authenticated luxury goods for a fraction of their original price. The RealReal hosts brands like Chanel, Hermés, Louis Vuitton, Rolex and pretty much any other renowned designer you could imagine. Prided on providing both the consigner and buyer with the highest …

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Ring in 2015 with Pantone's Color of the Year: Marsala

Some will mark the end of 2014 by remembering arrested celebrities or outrageous twitter hashtags (#AlexFromTarget, anyone?). Others will ring in the new year with a diet, a workout regimen and a new pair of Nikes. Global color authority Pantone, however, has a different ritual. Each year, representatives chosen by …

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Redefine your style in 2015

Is 2015 going to be your year? The year where you conquer your goals and accomplish something you will look back on and be proud of? Perhaps 2015 marks graduation, a new internship or the start of a new you. No matter what you do within the year of 2015 …

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Cuff or Tough? A new jewelry designed to keep you safe

Emerging in a world full of dazzling diamonds, Alex and Ani bangles and fuel bands is a new form of jewelry hitting the market in March 2015: Cuff jewelry is a multitasking piece of jewelry originally designed with women’s safety in mind. If you ever find yourself in a scary predicament, you …

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From Macy’s to Best Buy and Walmart, tackle Black Friday like a professional in Eugene and beyond

Black Friday holds different meanings for many people. Some know it as the aftermath of the Thanksgiving meal, when you grab a coat and head to the nearest mall only to wait in line for hours in hopes of being the first into Macy’s to get your hands on the discounted …

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From Macy's to Best Buy and Walmart, tackle Black Friday like a professional in Eugene and beyond

Black Friday holds different meanings for many people. Some know it as the aftermath of the Thanksgiving meal, when you grab a coat and head to the nearest mall only to wait in line for hours in hopes of being the first into Macy’s to get your hands on the discounted …

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6 outfit ideas you should be thankful for this Thanksgiving

No matter where you are going for Thanksgiving or whom you are spending it with, these fashion boards created specifically for Ducks will help you find an appropriate outfit. Thankful yet? 1. Women’s Fancy Thanksgiving This outfit features a cranberry color dress to keep you seasonally stunning and layers a …

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Dressing with Pride: The costume design behind University Theatre show "Pride and Prejudice"

If you haven’t seen the University Theatre’s new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, I highly recommend you do. The show, which runs until Nov. 22, is three hours long and is filled with laughter and ornate, hand-crafted costumes. “The costume element of this production is of such a high caliber, …

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Dressing with Pride: The costume design behind University Theatre show “Pride and Prejudice”

If you haven’t seen the University Theatre’s new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, I highly recommend you do. The show, which runs until Nov. 22, is three hours long and is filled with laughter and ornate, hand-crafted costumes. “The costume element of this production is of such a high caliber, …

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The good, the rad and the ugly: 5 fashion trends inspired by the ’90s

Trends come and go. We laugh at what we wore ten years ago, and can’t imagine what we will be wearing ten years from now. But one thing’s for sure: trends never really die. Oftentimes, designers draw inspiration from the past, but add a more contemporary twist. For example, brands like …

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Schooled in Style: Professor Michael Allan discusses his style in this Q&A

Most professors maintain a pretty conservative sense of style when they’re at work, but every now and then we get professors with superb taste. We might even find ourselves thinking, “Wow, that’s a really nice shirt,” while spacing off in the middle of lectures. This closet profile honors one of those classy professors: Michael Allan of …

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